Alberobello – Italy’s City of Trulli – Day 2 – Part 1

Our first stop, on our second day in Alberobello, was located only a short walk from the apartment: The Museo Del Territorio.  This structure, made up of a palazzo with a few trulli  incorporated into it, had been the home of Giacomo Pezzola, a doctor from the city.   At the time, it was considered one…

Alberobello – Italy’s City of Trulli – Day 1 – Part 3

Walking through these streets that are lined with trulli, it is still possible to imagine what the area was like, before being invaded by tourists.  Every now and then, one catches a glimpse of something that will take the person looking at it back in time!  For example, I saw a well partially hidden, in…

Alberobello – Italy’s City of Trulli – Day 1 – Part 2

Near the belvedere, you will find Piazza del Popolo.  This is the main square of the city.  In it is the Monumento ai Caduti, which pays tribute to those who lost their lives in World War I. Directly in front of the monument is the Palazzo Comunale.  Today, this palazzo houses the municipal police, as…

Alberobello – Italy’s City of Trulli – Day 1 – Part 1

Our next destination was the fairy-tale city of Alberobello!  Now, Alberobello is only 9.5 miles away from Martina Franca, and so it is just a fifteen-minute drive.  Many people fit Alberobello into their vacation itineraries as a day trip, a place that they stop in for a few hours, tour a few of the more…