Authentic charm

Explore the region

Villa Gufo is located in the heart of the Itria valley. The ideal starting point to discover the authentic charm of Puglia. Cities like Ostuni, Lecce, Locorotondo, Monopoli and many more, are all nearby. Explore the beautiful rugged coast of the Adriatic Sea and the tropical sandy beaches of the Ionian coast. The big diversity offers something for everybody.

Ostuni: La città bianca

Ostuni is one of the most famous towns in Puglia. ‘La città bianca’ is located up on the hill where you have the most beautiful panoramic view. Did you know that the residents of Ostuni are obliged to re-lime their houses in white every year, it gives the city a fairytale atmosphere. You must see the old city centre where you will get lost in the many charming small streets. No worries, you will also find some very nice restaurants and bars during your discovery tour! 

Ostuni is within 7 km from villa gufo:
  • Charming little streets
  • Delicious restaurants
  • Panoramic view
  • Historical centre

Drive the vibe, Vespa tours

The best way to discover our region is on a Vespa! Guide Mika from ‘Drive The Vibe’ will take you to hidden gems and secret places. A combination of picturesque villages, unspoiled nature, history as well as enjoy a delicious antipasti lunch or a visit to the local winery. Exclusively for your group or you can join a small group of other Vespa trippers.

With your Vespa you can reach places that are not on every tourist route. A beautiful and relaxing way to know the region of Puglia.

Olive trees & olive oil

The olive tree is the ultimate symbol of Puglia. There are 60 million of them in our region, some are thousands of years old. Every tree is registered as national heritage. Want to taste the best olive oil? The Strada dell’olio is a 140 km gastronomical route that crosses olive farms where you can enjoy the oil and many other artisan products. 

Olive oil from Villa Gufo

We have our own biological olive oil which you can find in our kitchen. You can also buy our oil per litre to take home. 

Beach & Sea

The beach is situated within a 15-minute drive from Villa Gufo. You will find more than 700 km of coastline in Puglia: crystal clear water, rugged coastlines or small bays with sandy tropical beaches. You have it all here. During summer you will find a lot of trendy beach clubs. But luckily there are still numerous beaches and places where you can enjoy nature all by yourself. 

Our favorite local beach is ‘Torre Pozelle’. Small sandy beaches and beautiful rugged rocky shores with small coves. A secret spot that only the locals know.

The perfect escape

Because of our central location, we are the ideal starting point to discover the region:

  • Santuario di San Biagio, nature reserve - 2 min
  • Ostuni, the white city - 10 min
  • Torre Pozelle, beach - 15 min
  • Ceglie Messapica, gastronomy - 15 min
  • Monopoli, beautiful fishing port - 30 min
  • Torre Guaceto, sea, beach nature reserve - 30 min
  • Brindisi, port city - 30 min
  • Locorotondo, charming little village - 30 min
  • Lecce, capital of baroque - 50 min