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The Masseria is a particular Farmhouse widespread Italian construction in the south of the country, especially between Puglia and Sicily. Here the first farms made their appearance since the sixteenth century and represented real farms, often used only in certain seasons based on the agricultural harvests to do, in which the farmers lived and worked in close contact with nature. In recent years many of these buildings, often abandoned for decades, were born to new life thanks to the restoration work that guaranteed the preservation of historical places opening, however these farms to new possibilities as to become cottages or B&B especially welcome to tourists who wish make a holiday in touch with nature without giving up the comfort of a real accommodation. 1

This is the case of Masseria Chicco Rizzo, located in Martignano, in the heart of Salento, an old building, renovated keeping the materials used for its construction, in particular a very beautiful tufa stone to see which gives the room a rustic look but wanted. Masseria Chicco Rizzo has as many as 18 rooms and is perfect for couples and larger families and all around it is completely immersed in the green of 1,500 olive trees planted on the property.

Another splendid example of Apulian farmhouse is certainly Masseria Serralta, a typical building dating back to 1600 and located in Locorotondo, in the province of Bari. Here 4 Apulian trulli used as comfortable suites and luxurious house the customers so that they can immerse themselves in the local culture and savor the beauty and historicity. The surrounding countryside complete this magnificent picture, making the choice of a farm the ideal holiday for those who aim to relax and at the same time learn about the culture of new places to discover and appreciate.

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