Oriental corners in the heart of the Murge
is surrounded by eight hundred kilometres of coast, but this land
does not live from the sea in the first place. The area around the
valley of Itria is situated in the centre, in the green heart of the
it is in these parts that you will really immerge to understand the
contrasts of Puglia’s character and the deeply rooted traditions.
villages with the whitewashed houses, the huge mansions called
masseria, the peculiar trulli and uncountable kilometres of stone
walls – all this seems like a fairytale landscape. Many of the
antique settlements today are considered the most beautiful villages
you will feel the Arabian roots. And a particular fascination is
expressed by the Archaic: the knotty olive trees, the distant
ringing of the herds, the stone houses, the caves – everything that
signed Puglia has grown from nature.
is perceivable even in today’s life. This area is particularly
famous for its wines which go with dishes you won’t find elsewhere
in Italy: Also the cooking was influenced by the history.