Hotel Resort Corte di Ferro
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... fool the authorities. A lord moved his peasant workers here to clear land, but to avoid laws and taxes it was important that the town wasn't classed as an inhabited settlement. So until 1797 when Alberobello as given town status, the people had to live in the trulli that could be quickly dismantled when needed.
Tax avoidance in Italy is still evident today, I was told during our last visit that people avoid taxes by not completing their houses, that's why you see ...
... trulli.html Anyway the countryside changed and resembles the Riverina with large properties and crops, then up pop the limestone walls with olive groves, orchards and crops. Got to Alberobello and had a bit of a look around. The parking was interesting, went to put money in the machine for a ticket and it would not accept it, put credit card in and it took two euros and gave me an hour. Whilst having lunch the parking guru was there so I asked ...
... Tony. Lots of locals were around enjoying church and their 'passagatas'. Anyway we went to our Emmeji friend who recharged our Ipad, printed some documents for us and sold us some cards. Very useful visit.
Then we drove to Locorotunda – recommended by Roberto who is running La Trullesa where we are staying. It was only about 10 minutes away and parking was sinchy for a change.
What a gorgeous surprise. It is ...
... and easily found the main centre Piazza. This was pretty with church and statue of San Oronzo dominating the square. Apparently, he is the town protector. Then we proceeded to get lost. Craig is usually excellent but the map was **** and when we ended up in the residential area (full of all white houses), most of them had no idea how to direct us (??? No comment). We eventually made it back to the square and had a drink and then found the Via del Cattedrale – lovely ...
... in the photos. We had a great walk around the Rione Monti area, which has lots of homes with the cute roof & pinnacle. We also saw nice churches and went inside one (now a museum) to get an idea of what they are like. Another highlight was purchasing Craig’s first birthday gift – very nice leather ‘man bag’. The town is quiet and easily facilitates cars and tourists – although as usual we had a panic to ensure ...