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Trulli La Macina | Cisternino

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 8 reviews

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B&B | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car essential
  • Nearest beach 16km

A nineteenth century complex consisting of trulli and lamie restored using ancient traditions of the master trulli builders.

A wonderful spot when you can rediscover fragrances and colours of bygone days and breath fresh air of the hills within a stone's throw of the Apulian sea.

ABOUT THE AREA

Trulli La Macina is situated in Contrada Calongo at Cisternino in the heart of Murgia and overlooks the evocative Valle d'Itria. A picturesque landscape among farms, trulli and dry-stone walls, immersed in the countryside with its orchards and age-old olive trees, which create breathtaking contrasts and scenery. From its strategic position between Bari and Brindisi, you can easily reach fascinating places and routes among nature, history and culture.

TRULLI

The trulli, belonging to Unesco heritage, are original and primitive dry-stone buildings with a central plant on which the typical cone shaped dome raises.

They were built by peasants using the stone removed from their vineyards. The thickness of wall together with the reduced opening of the windows make them naturally cool in Summer and warm in Winter. The lamie, square shaped structures are often annexed to the trulli and were used as peasants' houses.

FOOD

Fundamental ingredient of this experience is the simple but creative Apulian food. Famous for its dairy products and its renowned wines, the characteristic is use of local ingredients and wild herbs and spices.

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Trulli La Macina consists of two buildings made up of historic nineteenth century Trulli with seven cones and a Lamia (old building with a flat roof).

It has five double rooms, two bathrooms and two kitchens. It can accommodate from a minimum of 2 to a maximum of 6 people with various accommodation solutions.

Trulli La Macina consists of two buildings made up of historic nineteenth century Trulli with seven cones and a Lamia (old building with a flat roof).

It has five double rooms, two bathrooms and two kitchens. It can accommodate from a minimum of two to a maximum of nine people with various accommodation solutions.

It has been recently restored, maintaining its original charm through the use of raw material restored by local artisans. It emphasizes typical features, such as niches and stone arches without renouncing comfort and hints of contemporary style.

Immersed in nature, it is surrounded by 1 hectare of land with ancient olive trees, prickly pears and Mediterranean shrub, where you can pleasantly walk and spend long quiet moments in several relaxing areas, in gazebo and in the wood with hammocks.

Special attention is reserved to environmental impact:

• Photovoltaic panels for heating water;

• Air heating with biomass boiler (wood from pruning, hazel wood);

• Collection of rainwater in tanks;

• Natural shade (trees, pergolas, sunshades parasols);

• Sub-irrigation for saving water;

• Drinkable water from Apulian aqueduct;

• Low consumption lamps;

• Electrical appliance class A;

• Local natural products;

• Natural soaps;

• Reduced flow taps;

• Home washed and sun dried linen;

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Torre Canne 16 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Brindisi 60 km, Nearest railway: Fasano 14 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General Central heating, TV, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Toaster, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (3), Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking

The Puglia/Molise region

Cisternino sits in a historic zone of Itria Valley (Valle d'Itria) which is best known for its prehistoric conical, dry stone buildings, trulli (that are preserved under UNESCO legislation due to cultural significance), and its fertile soil making it home to the Salento wine region. The territory of the town of Cisternino was inhabited since the Palaeolithic.

The name of Cisternino derives from eponymous hero Sturnoi, companion of Diomede, who founded the town after the Trojan War.

Afterwards, the center was occupied by the Romans, who called it Sturninum, occupying its territory after the neo-colonization and the return from expansion wars in the Mediterranean. The Goths, with their looting, devastated the old town of Sturninum. The current Old Town is reborn thanks to the Basilian monks in the Middle Ages, that called it Cis-sturnium (below Sturnium). The first testimony of the House of Cisternino is the discovery, under the Romanesque church of S. Nicola, of the remains of a small Christian church, dating from around 1000. Pope Alexander III, in a papal bull of 26 February 1180 gave the church and Casale of Cisternino to the Bishop of Monopoli.

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Trulli La Macina is situated in Contrada Calongo at Cisternino in the heart of Murgia and overlooks the evocative Valle d'Itria. A picturesque landscape among farms, trulli and dry-stone walls, immersed in the countryside with its orchards and age-old olive trees, which create breathtaking contrasts and scenery. From its strategic position between Bari and Brindisi, you can easily reach fascinating places and routes among nature, history and culture.

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Review 1-8 of 8

17 Oct 2013

5/5

"Una piacevolissima sorpresa"

Non ci sono parole per descrivere la magia di questo posto.L'atmosfera che si respira ai Trulli La Macina è qualcosa di unico, tutto e' curato nei minimi particolari, nulla e' lasciato… More

16 Oct 2013

5/5

"Una settimana da sogno"

Ho passato ai Trulli La Macina una settimana con una mia amica ed i nostri bimbi di pochi mesi...che dire?! Una vacanza meravigliosa!!! Enzo, il padrone di casa, ci ha fatte sentire a casa, abbiamo tr… More

13 Sep 2013

5/5

"MAGIA PURA"

Non ho viaggiato in molti b&b, questa mia esperienza è probabilmente una delle migliori che io abbia mai avuto. Ho viaggiato con la mia ragazza, entrambi abbiamo vissuto dei giorni magici, in compagn… More

2 Sep 2013

5/5

"L'atmosfera magica dei trulli"

Ammetto di aver scelto questo posto perché mi ero letteralmente innamorata già visitando il bellissimo sito... Ma la cosa incredibile e stata viverlo e verificare che era tutto vero anzi più bello.… More

3 Aug 2013

5/5

"Una settimana di ordinaria magia"

Dire eccellente non è sicuramente una esagerazione!Dalle immagini del sito le nostre aspettative erano chiaramente molto elevate ed il nostro timore era quello di rimanere delusi al nostro arrivo.Inv… More

31 Jul 2013

5/5

"Wonderful"

This is a fabulous place - stylishly decorated with a wonderful large pool. Enzo the host was so hospitable and couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. The house was immaculately clean and… More

23 Jun 2013

5/5

"un weeekend da ricordare"

Trovato solo per caso, non avrei mai pensato di stare cosi bene ed in tutti i sensi.A cominciare dalla struttura che ti ammalia per la sua bellezza e proseguendo con il trattamento ricevuto durante … More

27 May 2013

5/5

"LA MACINA : MOLTO PIU' CHE TRULLI ...."

Nel mese di novembre io ed il mio compagno abbiamo trascorso quattro giorni nella localita' di Cisternino ,alloggiando presso i trulli La Macina. Al nostro arrivo,divenuta sera,ci sono apparsi,spiccare nel mezzo di un enorme giardino , dei meravigliosi trulli,cangianti nel loro caratteristico bianco,illuminati da una serie di lucine che rendevano lo scenario favoloso.
L'indomani mattina ,al risveglio,appena usciti all'esterno del 'nostro' trullo,eravamo immersi in un giardino ricco di ogni varieta' di fiori,frutti e colori... davvero una location notevole. Enorme la cura nell'arredamento interno e nell'utilizzo di vari oggetti rivisitati . Per non parlare della gentilezza,cortesia ed estrema simpatia del proprietario, che ci ha fatto sentire come in famiglia,consigliandoci con grande attenzione i vari iter da scoprire e visitare nei pressi.
Per pigrizia non sono solita commentare le location dove alloggio,ma in questo caso non e' stato possibile astenermi.
Grazie e grazie ancora al signor Enzo.

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