Take the chance to discover the secrets of our renowned Apulian cuisine by participating in one of cooking class in a trullo. In addition, you will be given a brief guided tour of the historical Alberobello, its folk traditions, and the unique trulli construction methods.
An arranged 2-hour private tour of the historical Alberobello town in the Apulian region with a fully qualified tour guide, where you will be equipped with tour audio system and headphones as well as some safety equipment’s as you take an e-bike, Segway or a mini Gold Cart for a spin. You will be visiting a church and learn the construction methods of a trulli building. At the end of the brief tour, you will join a cookery class in a trullo to discover the secrets of our renowned Apulian cuisines.
Alberobello means “Beautiful Tree”, is situated on the southern coast of Italy in the Puglia region. This small town in the city of Bari is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its unusual districts of trulli, a white-washed with conical roof houses. Our guide will take you through the city of Alberobello in a Segway, e-bike or a mini golf cart for a brief historical tour retelling the stories of feudal. As you are comfortably listening to your guide, there is an option where you can photographically record the panoramic views of Alberobello. Take this opportunity to know the folk traditions of the Apulian region as we visit a local church.
In the sixteenth century, due to feudal laws and taxes, the inhabitants of Alberobello lived in trulli because they are easy to dismantle as Alberobello didn’t classify as a land to inhabit. A trullo is built from limestone and are usually built in square structure with an unusual characteristic conical roof topped with a spire. It is constructed in thick walls without mortar. You’ll see them strewn across the Apulia region. Our guide will show you the construction methods of a trullo and you will discover the builder’s skills and the status symbol of a trullo.
As the Apulian region is a coastal area of Italy, it comes as no surprise that most Apulian cuisines are typically made of seafood products from the Adriatic Sea, local produce from the countryside, vineyards and olive groves. During our 50 minutes cooking lesson in a trullo, you will learn the secrets of the regional cuisines and then there will be time for a light tasting!
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
The tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 participants.
This tour can be conducted by e-bike, golf cart or segway, according to your preferences.
Please note that segways features a maximum weight capacity of 100 kg.