Castellana Grotte is the closest town a 5 min drive from the house. It is a very charming little town where you will find small shops, restaurants and to die for ice cream.
Market is on Saturdays.
Distance 4 km.
In Alberobello you will find the traditional Trulli houses that are on the Unesco Heritage list.
Market is on Thursdays.
Distance 10 km.
POLIGNANO A MARE
Polignano a Mare is a small sea side town with two public beaches right in town. The high cliffs that the town is built on makes for spectacular views and are often the location for high swan dive competitions. There are several sea food restaurants in town.
Distance 15 km.
The sea side town of Monopoli has a great fish market in the harbor in the early mornings. You can also go shopping for clothes and shoes in Monopoli. There is a Superga store that is highly recommended.
Market is on Tuesdays.
Distance 20 km.
The picturesque baroque town Martina Franca has lots of winding alleys and beautiful piazzas. The perfect city for an afternoon stroll.
Market is on Wednesdays.
Distance 25 km.
The hill top town Locorotondo is famous for its circular town center and has often been called one of the most beautiful villages in Italy.
Market is on Fridays.
Distance 18 km
Bari is the capital of Puglia and is well worth a visit. There is lots of shops and sights to be visited. At the fantastic food hall and deli, Eataly, you will find delicacies from all of Italy. This is a great place for lunch.
Distance 63 km.
Matera is located in the Basilicata province right on the border to Puglia. The city is listed as a UNESCO world heritage as it is very unique. The old town Sassi, is partly carved out in the limestone and the city is often referred to as the cave town.
Mel Gibson's movie "Passion of the Christ" was filmed here.
Distance 62 km.
Ostuni, The White City, is filled with excellent restaurants. Some with Michelin stars, some just as great but without stars.