Vacation in Apulian masseria

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Masseria is a unique kind of rural structure typical of Apulia, a region located in the South-East of Italy. In practice, nowhere else in the world are there any such kinds of rural structures. Some other masserie have survived in Sicily, but there their number is much smaller than on the “heel” of Italy. Masserie are farming lands and farms derived from old aristocratic estates dating back to the XV-XIX centuries and now turned into luxury hotels. Usually masserie are located in picturesque places, not far from the sea, among almond trees and age-old olive trees; besides accommodation, they offer their guests the most diverse and interesting services for an unforgettable holiday. A masseria is the enchantment of antiquity coupled with contemporary lavishness, a stunning atmosphere and an unforgettable landscape.