An inscription on a stone bears the date 1587, but some buildings in the village are older. Entering Masseria Chiara in Martina Franca is like stepping back in time, because the skilful renovation has left everything as it was centuries ago.
The 18 trulli have become charming dwellings, thanks to craftsmen who have restored their beauty with plaster, fixtures and natural materials, respecting their original appearance.
The Dimora rises in what in the '600 was the most important area of Apulia, territory of the ancient baroque. Alberobello is ten minutes away by car, Taranto only 20 minutes, Bari 40 minutes, the beautiful Trani, Matera and Lecce one hour.