Experiences in the area
While staying at our resort, you can visit nearby Locorotondo, set in the heart of the land of the trulli with its traditional stone buildings, and see the monumental area of the trulli houses of Alberobello, a UNESCO world heritage site. A few kilometers away is the baroque town of Martina Franca, embodying the style which finds in Apulia one of its most brilliant and influential expressions.
Those who love the South love the sea! Our region features 800 kilometers of coastline, uniquely alternating beaches and rocky coastline, and uncontaminated sea, certified by the Blue Flag Eco label. The beaches are only 15 kilometers from here, stretching throughout the entire gorgeous peninsula of Salento.
From Leonardo Trulli Resort, visitors can easily reach the area’s major settlements in less than an hour’s drive: Bari; Lecce, the gorgeous baroque capital city of Salento; the white city of Ostuni; as well as Matera and its sassi, the 2019 Capital City of Culture. These towns feature the world’s most unique settings.
Set in the heart of the country, our resort is ideally set to discover the beauty of the Itria Valley, while riding the traditional murgesi horses or hiking and biking along paths lined with centennial olive trees, by the Coastal Dunes Park.
Discovering the wineries and vineyards in Locorotondo
Locorotondo is famous for its long tradition in the production of white and red wines. We have chosen for you the best wineries in the area, for a guided tour of the farm and the tasting of very good wines such as Verdeca, Chardonnay, Primitivo, Negroamaro ones…
Visit and tasting of dairy products
Puglia is famous for its great production and daily consumption of dairy products. We suggest you to visit a local farm, where you will be welcomed during the cheese making, such as mozzarella and other fresh products. You will taste them at the end of the tour.
Visit of a salami producer in Valle d’Itria and salami tasting
The Valle d’Itria is famous for the best production of salami “DOP” in Puglia and we recommend to visit one of the main producers of our area to discover the secrets and flavors of very unique products.
Bike guided tour in the heart of Puglia
For movement lovers, we recommend our guided tours in Valle d’Itria, along “Ciclovia dell’Acqua” paths and in “Parco delle Dune Costiere”. An expert guide of our land, will be happy to show you beautiful places for about 2-3 hours, depending on your bike experience. You will have the possibility to stop in a “masseria” for a visit and local products tasting.
Apulian traditional cooking class
If you wish to learn more about the secrets and flavors of Apulian traditional cuisine, we propose you a lesson, in which we explain and prepare with you, the most authentic Apulian recipes.
We pick genuine and organic products of the season from our garden and we cook them in different ways.
We also prepare vegetarian menù as well as gluten-free and no lactose menù.