2 Best Sights in Alberobello, Puglia, Basilicata, and Calabria

Alberobello–Martina Franca Road

The trulli in Alberobello itself are impressive, but the most scenic concentration of these unique conical structures is along a 15-km (9-mile) stretch of the SS172 (Alberobello–Martina Franca) through the tranquil Valle d'Itria. Stop to visit some of the area's vineyards and oil mills—many of which have a welcoming open-door policy—surrounded by vast groves of ancient gnarled olive trees.

Trullo Sovrano

Although this 18th-century house, Alberobello's largest trullo, originally belonged to a wealthy family, it has been furnished in a traditional style, providing insight into what everyday life was like in these unique beehive constructions. Guided tours are included with admission; there's an information center and shop, and gastronomic events are held in the garden. Check out the classic film Casanova '70, starring Marcello Mastroianni and Moira Orfei, which was partly filmed in and around the trullo.