Locorotondo is a stunningly elegant whitewashed town overlooking the Puglia countryside from its perch high on the Eastern Murge plain. Locorotondo is a town of wonderful authenticity, with many traditional trullo throughout the town, with lush vineyards and rich olive groves surrounded the sunny slopes that adorn the region. A holiday rental in Locorotondo provides you with an unrivalled slice of ‘real’ Italy.
Anyone with an interest in Italian cuisine will be exceedingly happy staying in Locorotondo accommodation. There are a series of events and festivals throughout the year, celebrating traditional cooking and the magnificent wines and olive products produced in the surrounding area. Whatever time of year you decide to take a self catering Locorotondo villa, you can enjoy many opportunities to enjoy local cuisine, whether you decide to buy ingredients in the weekly market and try your hand at Italian cuisine or visit a range of the excellent restaurants in Locorotondo.
The countryside around Locorotondo is ideal for walking and cycling holidays, with thousands of miles of delightful, unspoilt valley landscapes to explore. There are no end of glorious little spots to discover among the vineyards and olive groves, as well as beautiful medieval villages to explore. Bicycles and Vespas are readily available for hire if you would like to explore the valley. There are even a handful of exquisite golf courses to play, the best of which being the San Domenico Golf course, which offers 18 holes of beautifully landscaped golf, a driving range, practice putting greens, and even a steam bath.
The beaches of the Adriatic are just 20km from a holiday rental property in Locorotondo, where the beautifully clean, azure waters of the sea gently caress the soft sands of Puglia. There are many exquisite beaches in the area to choose from, the vast majority of which have never experienced crowds, summer or winter. Water sports also thrive along the Adriatic coast of Puglia, especially surfing, wind-surfing and sailing.
The Caves of Castellana Grotte should appear in everyone’s memories from a Locorotondo holiday. The caves are the focus for a huge amount of local folklore, and even without the tales of magic and monsters, the caves are a remarkable place to visit. The gaping mouths of the caves are nothing short of inspirational, and the more adventurous travellers can take a guide, torch and climbing rope and further explore the darkness.
There are over 11 hours of sun a day during the summer months, with temperatures during July and August regularly soaring into the high 30’s (˚C). Summer conditions last for many months, allowing magnificent holidays in the sun from early May right through until late October.
Bari Airport (BRI) and Brindisi Airport (BDS) both offer good access to a Locorotondo villa, as both are located within 100km of a Locorotondo trullo. Ryanair provide services to both airports direct from the UK, but there is a larger range of inbound flights from the UK arriving into Bari.