Discover Apulia, Tuscany of the south!
Our holiday cottages are ideally located in the heart of Apulia. Apulia’s rich culture is formed under the influence of the Greeks, Arabs and Normans. These are just some examples, there so much to explore; atmospheric local markets, authentic little unknown villages or varied landscape and extensive coastline.
At 3 miles you’ll find the sandy beach of Torre Guaceto. This nature reserve consists of dunes and beaches for miles. Park your car and you take the train to the only beach club ar Punta Penna. On the other side of the nature reserve, Apani, you’ll find the luxurious beach clubs Boa Gialla and Guna Beach.
For more bars and restaurants you can reach the beaches Specchiolla or Torre Santa Sabina within 15 minutes.
San Vito dei Normanni
San Vito dei Normanni on 1 mile distance is inhabited since the Middle Ages and holds a large number of historic buildings, such as the castle. With 20,000 inhabitants you’ll find all facilities.
In the large selection of restaurants you can enjoy the local specialties. The large selection of anti-pasti of fish and Mediterranean vegetables do reminiscent of the Spanish Tapas.
Trulli with its conical roofs are typical of the region and nowhere you will find so many trulli together as at Alberobello. The districts Rione Monti and Aia Piccola consist almost solely of trulli. There are found siamese trulli, a trullo church and the Trullo Sovrano, the only trullo which consists of two floors. The trulli of Alberobello are at the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1996. Alberobello is 20 miles from the holiday homes.
From afar you will see Ostuni, a white town perched on a hill crowned by the Cathedral with its colorful majolica dome. Picturesque vistas offer every time an unexpected glimpse on the centuries-old olive groves onto the blue sea in the distance. You can wander through a maze of small steep streets.
Ostuni is at 10 miles distance.
Lecce, with nicknames like Florence of the South or the City of Baroque, is 31 miles. The façade of Santa Croce is so richly decorated with anthropomorphic figures, animals, flower decorations, putti and vines that you will not know what photograph first. You always discover something new. Other monuments in the famous baroque city are the impressive Roman amphitheater, Piazza Sant’Oronzo with the statue of St. Oronzo who watches from the heights over the city, and the Santa Chiara with a very elegant facade.
The cottages are close to Brindisi. Traditionally known as a departure point for the ferry to Greece. But Brindisi offers much more. The promenade, which was once open to cars, has been transformed into a pedestrian area with palm trees, benches, cafes, pubs, restaurants. Especially when it gets dark and it cools this is the place to drink, dine and watch the world go by.
On the way to Bari you can stop at Polignano al Mare and eat in the special Ristorante Grotta Pallazzese which is located in a cave overlooking the sea.