Villa La Luce is located just 15 minutes away from the historic and fairylike city of ‘La Citta Bianca’ Ostuni, where you will find countless authentic trattoria’s, excellent restaurants and fun boutiques.
It’s certainly worth the effort to take pay a visit to Davide and Patricia (Pausa Café) to have a lovely Puglian lunch, a tasty glass of wine or a refreshing cocktail.
Lunching and dining with an extraordinary panoramic view over the old city and the sea is possible with Mimo (Dish restaurant).
Here you will enjoy exquisite cuisine and delicious wines.
° A short 10 minute drive away lies the pittoresque city of Carovigno, where you’ll find cosy small bars that serve the best coffee and fine foods.
Here you will also find fresh produce, meat, fish and bread to make your own tasty meals at the villa. Or you can choose to purchase some local Puglian already prepared meals to take away.
Your vacation in Ostuni is the perfect base the explore the South of Italy.
° A short 20 minute drive away, you will find the Adriatic sea in all of its glory and its lush beaches.
Throughout the entire coastline, you can catch a tan at public beaches and Lido’s (‘operated’ beaches with loungers, umbrellas, bars and guarded parking areas).
The hip Guna Beach is ‘the place to be’ fort he younger generation, with its lounge music, cocktails and snacks (30 minutes away)
° The nature reserve of Torre Guaceto, a marvellous piece of meditteranean coastline with protected fauna and flora, is definitely recommended if you enjoy cycling or walking trips in the wild.
° 20 minutes from the house, you can visit the ‘Valle d’Itria’ (the valley of Itria) wit hits cities: Ceglie, Cisternino, Martina Franca, Locorotondo and Alberobello.
° Nearby cities such as Polignano a Mare, Monopoli and the baroque Lecce are also worth a visit.
° 98km from Ostuni lies the incredible city of Matera, cultural capital of Europe of 2019. It goes without saying that this is a must visit to be able to truly enjoy and understand the culture and architecture of Southern Italy.
The closest airport nearby is Brindisi, around 35 minutes away.
You can also reach Villa La Luce by flying to Bari (1h15min).