One of the undoubted highlights of a visit to Puglia are the ‘Trulli’, strange conical buildings made of stone but with the tops picked out in white and Alberobello is the heart of ‘Trulli’ country. Nobody quite knows the origin of these strange buildings, but as they are built of dry stone, there is speculation that they could be dismantled very quickly if the tax-collectors came round. There are over 1500 of them in Alberobello and in recent years they have become very popular with foreign buyers. A short drive will bring you to Martina Franca, with more ‘Trulli’ and a fascinating medieval town centre.
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