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Locorotondo

Locorotondo

A look at Locorotondo

Locorotondo
Emanuele Colabello

Locorotondo
Serena Cisternino

Locorotondo
Carlo Carbotti

Locorotondo
Donato Pinto

Locorotondo
Alfredo Neglia

Locorotondo
Emanuele Colabello

Locorotondo
Martina Conte

Locorotondo
Serena Cisternino

Locorotondo
Vita Rosaria Benedetto

Locorotondo
Comune di Locorotondo

Locorotondo
Comune di Locorotondo

Locorotondo
Serena Cisternino

Locorotondo
Comune di Locorotondo


Emanuele Colabello

Locorotondo
Comune di Locorotondo

Locorotondo
Lucio Palmisano

Locorotondo
Comune di Locorotondo

Locorotondo
Serena Cisternino

Locorotondo
Comune di Locorotondo

Locorotondo
Donato Pinto

Locorotondo
Vita Rosaria Benedetto

Locorotondo
Comune di Locorotondo

Locorotondo
Davide Fornari

Locorotondo
Comune di Locorotondo

Locorotondo
Alfredo Neglia

The White Locorotondo is the most beautiful balcony of the Murgia dei Trulli. The characteristic sharp roofs made of gray "chiancarelle" stone, called cummerse, exalt the facades of houses that inside have environments from the typical star vaults. From its belvedere, you can admire a territory that is a thrilling sections: a mosaic of small vineyards marked by dry stone walls, spots of the Mediterranean forests and silvery olive groves which surround the old farms, thousands of trulli scattered in the districts. In addition, the small ancient nucleus of Locorotondo, enclosed in its circular perfection of stones and calcine, a time marked by walls, seems suspended between dream and reality: the white lime wraps everything, ago by dazzling background of baroque architecture of local stone, exalts the intense color of flowered balconies. The heart of the historic center is piazza Vittorio Emanuele, a living room created by surrounding architectures, where you also find the Pro Loco, a valuable point of reference for tourists and the organizers of events and the IAT.

Crossing Porta Napoli is accessed in the cozy and elegant nineteenth century square. A time was called piazza castello as skirted the ancient castle which stood presumably where it is currently located the church of Our Lady of Sorrows. Even if the castle no longer exists in reality in this piazza can be seen on the right as soon as you cross the columns of Porta Napoli, an ancient building predisposed to the defense of the small village. Always on the side wake rises an imposing palazzotto, in nineteenth century style, which in the upper part has a painted frame with a delicate pink. On the other side of the square stands the great Aprile-Ximenes Palace, Nineteenth Century, completely painted with a hue very illuminated of the typical pompeian red. Between the two palaces is implanted a historic house in court with the typical roofs to cummerse. This home in court is closed by an ancient masonry structure in calcareous stone with an ogival arch whose ashlars are sculpted with reasons late-medieval. With every probability these ashlars are materials of reuse that perhaps belonged to the ancient Porta Napoli that was demolished and rebuilt in the XIX century. The decorative pattern of these ashlars is very varied, ranging from two winged dragoncelli placed at the ends of the arc to the effect at canestrato, scales or racemates proposed all along the curve of the portal. In the upper part was inserted a edicoletta with the statue of the Madonna. The square hosts the artisan shops and recreation and on floor stands out the coat of arms of the mosaic city. To see the Mother Church dedicated to San Giorgio the Martyr, the Church of San Nicola (with dome trullo and nave to cummersa), the Church of Our Lady of the Greek. To explore the countryside and the green lung in contrada Caramia, where a forest equipped with exercise stations attracts athletes and lovers of nature. In contrada San Marco of merit is the ancient church and the nearby Trullo di Marziolla.

Locorotondo is famous for its 130 contrade about, for its white wine Locorotondo DOC and for new productions of wines resulting from autochthonous vines, as well as for the "Gnumerèdde suffuchète", roulades of tripe lamb, linked with the guts of the animal and boiled for a long time in terra cotta pans.

Evocative demonstrations that take place there. From the Locus Festival, annual appointment with good music whose notes travel between the sharp roofs and cone of the local stone that unwinds from the second half of July to the first half of August, at Viva Festival (second half of August) with avant-garde music, to the authentic flavors of the feasts of the contrada that accompany for the entire summer residents and visitors in several agglomerations scattered in the countryside, offering everyone the chance to savor the tastes and live the proverbial hospitality of this land. And yet the events in the historical center: from the competition flowered balconies (from June to August) to review "books in the narrow streets of the Village". The comedies in vernacular and the different initiatives of local associations: from theater, to rock, dance, up to the food and wine of festivals and tastings of good wine. Unfailing the sagra pyrotechnics of 16 August that illumines the entire Valle d'Itria in honor of the Patron San Rocco. In autumn (october-november) there is the appointment with the Feast of Novello, an unmissable event in the agenda in the autumn of the Itria Valley, which for more than 30 editions proposes novello wine and new wine productions of the Itria Valley, in the picturesque alleys of the historical center with tasty dishes of the tradition.

The Municipality of Locorotondo
Province of Bari
Puglia Region

Inhabitants: 14.162
altitude center: 410 m a.s.l.

The Municipality is part of
I Borghi più belli d'Italia
Paesi Bandiera Arancione
Città  del vino
Strada del Vino Doc Locorotondo e Martina Franca

Recipe: white tripe rolls of Locorotondo

Today we offer you a typical dish of Locorotondo: white tripe rolls. A plain but decent dish, perfect for a party in the company.

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Recipe: the Cialledde from the village of Locorotondo

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Next or present Events

  • Gift to St. George
    From 22-04-2019
    To 23-04-2019
    Religious occurrences

    Add to calendar 2019-04-22 2019-04-23 Europe/Rome Gift to St. George Locorotondo

  • Saint Rocco
    From 15-08-2019
    To 17-08-2019
    Patronal parties

    Add to calendar 2019-08-15 2019-08-17 Europe/Rome Saint Rocco Patronal festival with pyrotechnic feast Locorotondo

    Patronal festival with pyrotechnic feast

Past Events

  • Racconti DiVini - III edizione
    11-11-2017
    Racconti DiVini - III edizione
    Meetings

    It will take place on November 11th at the Doks 101 of Locorotondo The award ceremony of the Literary contest Divine Tales, conceived by Gallegos publisher of Locorotondo...

  • March of the rights of the Child
    19-11-2017
    March of the rights of the Child
    Culture

  • Christmas in Locorotondo
    08-12-2017
    Festival

    Around the old town the Elf Band, 5 nice Elfetti that will to the rhythm of the most famous Christmas songs.

  • The Joy of Carnival
    From 08-02-2018
    To 13-02-2018
    The Joy of Carnival
    Carnival

    Two expected parades: Fat Thursday, February 8th, and Tuesday, February 13th.
    The rally is programmed in a mitre square at 17.00 p.m. The procession will be developed through via Cavour, Corso XX settembre, via N.
    The allegorical floats will be made by "U ' Carnvel of Locorotondo", while at the venues of the other participating associations will be held the workshops in which the gadgets will be made to show during the parade.

  • Last night a dj saved my life - MARS
    From 20-04-2018
    To 21-04-2018
    Concerts

    MARS designs musical proposals ranging from Jazz & soul sound, Afrobeat and disco, funky and experimental electronics

  • MadMan
    30-04-2018
    MadMan
    Concerts

  • 13-05-2018
    Sports

  • Open cellars, the journey into the world of wine
    From 26-05-2018
    To 27-05-2018
    Feasts

    Open Cellars is the most important enotourist event in Italy. From 1993, the last Sunday in May, the wineries members of the wine tourism movement open their doors to the public, encouraging direct contact with wine enthusiasts.

  • Sports Day 2018
    10-06-2018
    Sports

  • Flowered Balconies 2018-11th edition
    From 23-06-2018
    To 24-06-2018
    Festival

  • Locus 2018: Baustelle
    28-07-2018
    Concerts

  • Cosmo - James Holden
    04-08-2018
    Concerts

  • 04-08-2018
    Concerts

  • Ben Harper
    09-08-2018
    Concerts

  • Floating Points
    11-08-2018
    Concerts

    Locus 2018

  • Dente & Guido Catalano
    25-08-2018
    Concerts

  • Wine Festival And Local Gastronomy
    From 06-10-2018
    To 07-10-2018
    Feasts

COMMENTS :
 
Where to sleep

B&B Amoredimare

Via San Vito, 149 - 70044, Polignano a Mare (BA)
29.42 Kilometers from Locorotondo

Where to eat

Trattoria-Pizzeria Il Cuccundeo

P.zza Aldo Moro, 14-70044, Polignano a Mare (BA)
28.04 Kilometers from Locorotondo

Lilò Norcineria, Ristorante e Pizzeria

P.zza Cattedrale, 27 - 70032, Bitonto (BA)
66.24 Kilometers from Locorotondo

Where to shop

Oleificio F.lli Turturro R.e A. s.n.c

Contrada Arcidiacono - 70124, Giovinazzo (BA)
54.93 Kilometers from Locorotondo

Azienda Agricola Depalo

P.zza Duomo, 55 - 70054 , Giovinazzo (BA)
72.99 Kilometers from Locorotondo