Alberobello, capital of ‘Trullishire’


11138590_581683391974348_6568757988616614000_nIn the last years British have been ‘migrating’ from the beautiful (but very pricey!) Tuscany, renamed ‘Chianti-shire’, after the high number of english visiting and even relocating in that region, to the more convenient (and in my opinion, nicer) Puglia, specifically in what has been called ‘trulli-shire’.
What is a ‘trullo’? As per the pictures posted, an ancient concept of small rounded shape house/cottage, with a removable stone roof.
Alberobello is now very ‘trendy’ among english visitors, however it has always been a well-known destination for italians.

11205029_581683405307680_393383587494878668_nAs a matter of fact the town is listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites, for its unique and picturesque historical centre.
I’m sure everybody visiting Alberobello will enjoy the atmosphere, the sightseeing and the kindness of local people.
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Nowadays most of the buildings in the centre are converted into, either apartments for rental or small souvenir shops, where you will be invited for a taste of local products (cookies, liqueurs…).
Here more photo from the beautiful Alberobello:

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2 responses

  1. We’ve just returned from a quick tour of Puglia, which included Alberobello. “Trullishire” just about sums up our feelings about this tourism hotspot. I’ve written about the experience on my blog: retiredblokes.wordpress.com Hopefully you’ll have the opportunity to take a quick look. Any feedback gratefully received.

    1. Thanks for your visit and for sharing. I’ll have a look at your post😉

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