It is a great pleasure for us to show you this article that the Japanese magazine BELLA ITALIA has dedicated to our holiday villa. Bella Italia is a widely read travel magazine, printed in Tokyo. In December 2016 the spotlight has been on Puglia, its products and its landscape.
Learn to cook at Terra del sole!
Do you want to taste original Salento’s recipes? Try this simple and really tasteful food at home or learn to cook them when you came at Terra del sole. You can learn to cook o you can book a real dinner and we come and prepare it directly at your holiday home. Here you can […]
The Coastal Towers
Along Apulia coastline you will find several indications and names that refers to coastal towers. Many of these towers are unfortunately in ruins, but some others has been restored and you can admire them just close to the most beautiful beaches of Salento. But what was these towers built for? They were watchtowers, probably built […]
Patron Saint festival: San Quintino
Who was san Quintino and how did he arrive in Alliste? Quintino was a roman citizen who mostly lived in the Gaul region and was killed on III sec. AD. According to the tradition his martyrdom happened on 31st of October, the same day of the Alliste’s festival. But why did this french saint become […]
Life stories: Pasquale and joy of living
Just a few miles from Terra del sole, we have met Pasquale that has accepted to talk about his life and enchanted us with his incredible energy and joy of living. He left Alliste, town in the province of Lecce, when he was a very young man. He has worked all around Italy and in […]
We are on Condè Nast Traveller – Vanity Fair!
With great pleasure we are going to show you this article from the online magazine Traveller/Vanity fair that talks about us! Here is the original article, and below here the English translation. Condè Nast Traveller, July 2012 A wonderful villa of about 80 squared meters in Salento countryside. It has been built like traditional houses of the area but with stylish details that […]
On June 1st 2013 we celebrated the first birthday of Tenuta Terra del sole. This event has been called PINK PARTY… because everyone had to wear something pink. And this has been really funny! Even this year we celebrated the event with a concert of Tamurria, a local band of Puglia’s traditional music: the Pizzica. The […]
During the years we have collected some books about Salento: they are about food, natural and cultural itineraries, architecture and traditions. They are at our guest’s disposal because we trust that holidays at Terra del Sole will be a reason to acquaint with the beauty of this area. Here are some of them (at present all […]
The restoration of the trullo: how it was and what is now
When we first arrived here part of the trullo was wrapped by trees and small bushes, the roof was collapsed and an olive tree was standing inside the ruins. On the entrance door there was an engraved sign saying 1871. During restructuring work this building gave us a couple of interesting surprises: we found out a […]
Finally the house has been completed! After two years of hard work to restructure the trullo and build the new house, Terra del sole open its doors with a great party! That night the atmosphere was fire up with the music of Tammurria, a band from Felline that made all our guests dance with their […]