Alberobello tourAlberobello, an inland village of the Province of Bari, is undoubtedly the Capital of the Trulli: its historic center is integrally constituted by these rather particular white, pyramidal structures that make it so famous and identifiable.
The archaeological finds – that is, the first trulli settlements – date as far back as the Bronze Age, while the trulli still extant today go back to c. 1350; the more uneven and shaky structures were destroyed and reconstructed (rather than repaired) time and time again.
Legend has it that this dry-wall construction, made without mortar, was imposed on the peasants of the area in the 15th Century, by their lords the Counts of Conversano, in order to evade an edict by the Kingdom of Naples that demanded tribute, or tax, on every new urban construction. Indeed, these types of settlements came to be identified as temporary and unstable, easy to demolish, and not taxable. The reality is, however, that the trulli are anything but unstable. Their internal structure, compact and without any elements of support or linkage, remains marvelously durable and, although seemingly so, primitive they are not.
The trulli are a unique example of ancient architecture that still survives and is in use today. To visit the stupendous Alberobello today is to travel to a destination without time.

Apulia tours

Apulian Bread Making Cooking Class

4-5 hours
Join us for a full-day bread-making workshop in Alberobello to learn the secrets of the Apulian bread ! Our ONE DAY BREAD MAKING CLASS is...
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from € 65.00 p. p.

Gourmet Alberobello tour – cheese-making, mozzarella tasting, cooking class

4-5 hours
Alberobello is a fairytale village. No where else in the world will you find such a unique town of charming, narrow streets where the inhabitants...
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The Trulli of Alberobello Private Tour

2 hours
Alberobello is a small town and comune in the province of Bari, in Puglia, Italy. It has about 11,000 inhabitants and is famous for its unique...
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from € 12.00 p.p.

Valle D’Itria Tour: Locorotondo, Cisterino, Ostuni, Martina Franca

4-5 hours
Itria Valley (in Italian: Valle d’Itria) is an area located in Apulia (in Italian: Puglia) region, in Southern Italy. The towns of Martina...
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Ice Cream, Almonds and Apulian Cakes Cooking Class

4-5 hours
Join us for a full-day Gelato and Apulian Sweets making workshop in Alberobello! Discover the recipe of the world most loved dessert! Our Ice...
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Alberobello Wine and Olive Oil tour

4-5 hours
Join us for a full-day oil and wine tour in Alberobello. We will be happy to introduce you to apulian farm life, showing you the care and passion...
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