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The Book of Pettolecchia

" The solemn magic, the rare and composed decorum of Pettolecchia, its wallsbound by the silvery flicker of the olive trees and caressed by the shadows...

The History

To know the century long history of Pettolecchia is to know the history of Puglia. Infact the masseria's estate has played host to the many peoples who have...


In one of the most beautiful and sun-drenched regions of the Italian  Mediterranean, in the land of olive groves,castles and Romanesque cathedrals, in the Puglia of  Alberobello's trulli,of Lecce's Baroque churches, of Castel del Monte's eight superb towers, of coasts lapped by the emerald waters of  Salento, stands Pettolecchia, the jewel of the region's fortified masserias.

The masseria is situated half way between Bari and Brindisi, along the coastal road which connects Savelletri to Torre Canne, two pleasant seaside locations in the Fasano area. At less than two kilometres from  Savelletri, with the sea on the left, turn into the little road that leads into the enchanted kingdom that is the countryside of Pettolecchia