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Trullo Bianco

Between Bari and Brindisi
,  near Martina Franca
,  Adriatic and the Ionian seas
,  Cisternino, Italy, Europe

from $3,804* per property 7 Days Year-round
Comfort accommodations 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
Operator: Doorways Ltd Comfortably sleeps 8
  • Between bari and brindisi in puglia, southern italy
  • Rest & Rejuvenation trips

Two and three centuries ago, farmers built unusual conical-shaped houses in the Itria Valley of Puglia. About a thousand remain, many of which have been renovated into modern dwellings inside. Outside, they look like something from a fairytale. Built from local stone, the trullo has meter-thick walls to protect against the elements. Outside, the walls are whitewashed and the fitted stone roofs left their natural color. All of the rooms are round, and each room has its own conical roof. Here, where water is rare and one uses water sparingly, the design of a trullo is designed to collect precious rain water into a large underground cistern.

The location, near Martina Franca, is perfect for exploring Puglia and also for taking advantage of splendid beaches (Bari is 70 km; Brindisi is 40 km), with both the Ionian and Adriatic seas in easy reach. Just 30 kilometers away you will find the unspoiled Adriatic sandy beaches, with fresh seafood restaurants, scuba diving and boating. Regional airports are found at Bari and Brindisi, or you can take a ferry to visit Greece.

A small grocery store is within walking distance (800 meters), and the lovely white hill town of Cisternino is six kilometers away. The ares is known for its local country festivals, jazz festivals, fresh produce, art, churches, castles, pottery, gastronomy, wines and most of all, for its open, friendly people. Weather is mild and water is scarce (good news for sun-seekers, as there are few rainy days). The landscape is divided by ancient stone walls into fields of wheat, olive trees, and vineyards, while oleander and poppies line the roads. The air is fresh and the atmosphere is one of ancient welcome.

Locations visited/nearby

Between Bari and Brindisi , near Martina Franca , Adriatic and the Ionian seas , Cisternino, Italy, Europe

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Special information

  • This is a custom departure, meaning this accommodation is offered on dates that you arrange privately with the provider. Additionally, you need to form your own private group for this accommodation. The itinerary and price here is just a sample. Contact the provider for detailed pricing, minimum group size, and scheduling information. For most providers, the larger the group you are traveling with, the lower the per-person cost will be.
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Itinerary

Two and three centuries ago, farmers built unusual conical-shaped houses in the Itria Valley of Puglia. About a thousand remain, many of which have been renovated into modern dwellings inside. Outside, they look like something from a fairytale. Built from local stone, the trullo has meter-thick walls to protect against the elements. Outside, the walls are whitewashed and the fitted stone roofs left their natural color. All of the rooms are round, and each room has its own conical roof. Here, where water is rare and one uses water sparingly, the design of a trullo is designed to collect precious rain water into a large underground cistern.

The location, near Martina Franca, is perfect for exploring Puglia and also for taking advantage of splendid beaches (Bari is 70 km; Brindisi is 40 km), with both the Ionian and Adriatic seas in easy reach. Just 30 kilometers away you will find the unspoiled Adriatic sandy beaches, with fresh seafood restaurants, scuba diving and boating. Regional airports are found at Bari and Brindisi, or you can take a ferry to visit Greece.

A small grocery store is within walking distance (800 meters), and the lovely white hill town of Cisternino is six kilometers away. The ares is known for its local country festivals, jazz festivals, fresh produce, art, churches, castles, pottery, gastronomy, wines and most of all, for its open, friendly people. Weather is mild and water is scarce (good news for sun-seekers, as there are few rainy days). The landscape is divided by ancient stone walls into fields of wheat, olive trees, and vineyards, while oleander and poppies line the roads. The air is fresh and the atmosphere is one of ancient welcome.

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