Immersed in the quietness of the countryside, our Resort is ideally set to discover the historic villages of Valle d’Itria and the unique landscapes and places of interest of our region concentrated in a radius of few kilometers: the famous trulli-town of Alberobello, the marvelous underground world of the caves in Castellana Grotte, the old towns of Locorotondo and Martina Franca rich of artistic treasures, the sandy beaches on the Adriatic coast and then the unspoiled nature all around, to explore walking or cycling through olive trees, vineyards and fruit trees of all kind.
Many and varied are the things to do during your stay at Leonardo Trulli Resort and we can help you to make the best out of your vacation in Valle d’Itria, helping to organise your activities or simply suggesting what to do.
The splendid bays between Monopoli and Polignano aboard a sailing ship. Lunch or aperitif on board with a stop near Grotta Palazzese to admire the sunset and take a dip. Various possibilities of excursions starting from 3 hours up to the whole day in a group or for exclusive use.
Unforgettable horseback ridings along the sandy shore of the Adriatic, at south of Torre Canne. From spring to autumn, this is a wonderful experience to discover the colors of the sea at sunset. The guided tour continues in the countryside nearby amid olive trees and the perfumes of the Mediterranean scrub. You can book with us this experience at 60 euro/person (minimum age: 14 years old)
The unique beauty of the towns of Valle d’Itria, the scenery landscapes of the countryside amid thousand-year-old olive trees, trulli, vineyards, sandy dunes and small bays of the Adriatic coasts: all frames to capture with a camera or a smartphone. We can take you to the best spots to photograph and also give you some technical hints on how to shoot and edit the greatest pictures ! This tour is guided by a professional photographer.
Bike guided tours
Guided tours in the wonderful trails of Valle d’Itria and surroundings: the legendary Aqueduct Cycling Route, the itineraries by the seaside or amid the oil trees following the stonewalls through wonderful natural landscapes. Some itineraries include a visit to a typical “masseria”, a farm house where it is possible to get a bite of tasty local delicacies like cheese, mozzarella, cold meat and then hop on the bike with more energy!
Apulian traditional cooking classes
The secrets of Apulian traditional cuisine explained in a cooking class to learn how to prepare the most authentic Apulian recipes. Those classes take place at our Retaurant, Leonardo Arte e Cibo, and are held by our chef, Francesco Cataldi. Before commencing this wonderful experience we pick the vegetables directly from our gardens.
Local dairy products and cold meats
Valle d’Itria is famous for its legendary production of dairy products and cold meats. Several artisanal producers are located nearby Locorotondo and they welcome visitors to have a look while they make cheese and mozzarelle and to taste the great variety of products like burratine, stracciatella, caciocavallo of unbeatable and mouth watering taste.
We offer a series of Massages to allow you to improve your body-mind balance: CALIFORNIAN MASSAGE concentrated on the surface of the skin – DRAINING FIRE to stimulates blood and lymphatic circulation – AYURVEDIC for the restoration of energy balance – DECONTRACTING for shoulders, back and spinal column – RELAX Anti-stress for aesthetic purpose. Duration of treatment 60 minutes, Cost starting from € 45. The massage is performed in dedicated areas even outdoors or in the same room of our hosts.
Pottery experience day
A visit to Grottaglie, the incredible town of ceramics with hundreds of local small potteries that produce typical, traditional ceramics, crockery, tiles, artistic majolicas and terracottas. Pottery lovers can attend a class to learn the basics for making ceramics and find the most incredible variety of products at NICOLA FASANO world famous shop.
Wineries and vineyards in Locorotondo
Locorotondo is famous for its production of white and red wines started centuries ago. We have chosen for you the best wineries in the area, for a guided tour into the ancient and noble art of wine making. During the guided tours you can taste a great selection of excellent wines such as Verdeca, Chardonnay, Primitivo, Negroamaro with some freshly baked taralli or bruschette seasoned with olive oil, oregano and tomatoes.