Trulli La Pietraia is situated in the beautiful countryside between Ostuni and Ceglie Messapica and is just 2km from the centre of Ostuni, the fascinating “White City” famous for its enchanting narrow streets whitened with the lime-washed walls leading to the historical town-centre in a crescendo of charming alleys and beautiful ancient palaces as far as the square with its glorious late-Gothic Cathedral. Passing beneath arches and buttresses one comes to the belvedere with its breath-taking panorama down to the sea, in a succession of delightful hidden little squares in which to pause and enjoy a glass of wine in an enchanting ambiance.
The village of Ceglie Messapica is only 8km from Trulli La Pietraia. It is renowned for its excellent cuisine and first-class restaurants nestling amid its pervading scents and flavours typical of old Puglia. If you are devoted to food and wish to try your hand in the traditional cuisine, you can visit the Mediterranean Cooking School, where lessons are given in the cloisters of a former Dominican convent in the centre of Ceglie.The lovely sea of Salento and the marina of Ostuni, Blue Flag holder for many years, are just 12km from Trulli La Pietraia, offering a marvellous variety of sandy beaches to welcome even the youngest visitors, with exciting creeks and crags freely offering everything that could be desired.The magnificent coastal reserve of Torre Guaceto, a WWF-protected oasis, with its flora, fauna, crystal clear waters and fine sand is only 30km from us, as well as the most exclusive beaches of the very elegant Masserie in the surrounding of Savelletri.Trulli La Pietraia is located in an ideal position for exploring the wonders of Puglia. You can choose to visit the enchanting Itria Valley, almost on our doorstep, which, with its trulli and historic villages, Martina Franca, Cisternino and Locortondo, and its marvellous countryside, is without doubt one of the best preserved and fascinating in Puglia, not to say Italy itself. Or you can enjoy the magical atmosphere of a romantic dinner at Polignano a mare in the Palazzese Grotta, a mere hour’s journey from us. Less than two hours away you may visit Lecce and Salento with its elegant baroque palaces; Otranto with its glorious beaches and Santa Maria di Leuca with its exciting confluence of the Adriatic and the Ionian Seas.