Traditional Puglia style house in the Southern Murgia Plateau, the heart of Valle d’Itria.
Walking through the historic and narrow streets of Martina Franca, Valle d’Itria, you will bounce into The house with alcove: our rural and welcoming place, simple and precious at the same time. Entering, our guests will immediately appreciate a warming atmosphere, thanks to the wonderful fireplace host by a beautiful recess located next to the living room and the kitchen, which actually is the distinctive trait of our house. The simple kitchen is fully furnished, whereas the living area is elegant and great for relaxing. Moreover, our guests will surely enjoy sitting in the dining room and tasting typical recipes from Puglia in front of the noble fireplace and the bright living room. The place includes two adjoining double bedrooms decorated with delicate vases and wicker baskets, and finally a bathroom with shower, and free Wi-Fi.
We also offer to our guests truly authentic experiences to live like a local. If interested, visit our website wonderfulitaly.eu or contact us and we will be more than happy to help you out designing an unforgettable holiday to discover Italian beauties.
Martina Franca, located at the top of Southern Murgia Plateau, is the heart of Valle d’Itria. Its historic centre reminds visitors of the town glorious past with its eternal beauty. In Piazza del Plebiscito one may find the iconic symbol of Martina Franca: the Basilica of San Martino. Moreover, several other places of interest are in the area, such as Chiesa del Carmine, Chiesa di San Francesco from Assisi and Chiesa di Sant’Antonio dei Cappuccini. In Piazza Roma is situated Palazzo Ducale, the historical and political centre of the town, with the Science and the Art Museums.
Our guests can easily discover the amazing places of our countryside from Martina Franca: Locorotondo, the city of white wine; Ceglie Messapica, historic town with a strong food and wine tradition; Cisternino, known as one of the most beautiful village in Italy; Alberobello, which is famous for its ancient dwellings, Trullos, world heritage since 1996. 30 kms north our guests can visit the archaeological park of Egnazia, or perhaps Polignano a Mare and Monopoli, old fishermen villages with evocative historic centres and enchanting beaches. Going further north, guests can find Bari, Eastern threshold, whereas going south they can discover Torre Guaceto nature reserve, then Brindisi and further Lecce, capital of Barocco.
Taranto, the heart of Magna Grecia (ancient Greece) is west of Ostuni, and then Matera, famous for its Sassi and nominated european capital of culture for 2019.
Martina Franca is really the heart of Puglia, with its tradition, its culture and its beauty.
Brindisi (50 minutes) and Bari (75 minutes) are the closest airports to Ostuni.
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