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Fontana Vecchia B&B

Strada Provinciale 81 (Canale di Pirro) Km 1,1 | (S.C. Regio, 36), 70013 Castellana Grotte, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Wivenhoe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Fontana Vecchia is a lovely family run B&B. We stayed in a typical Trulli house. The house was nicely furnished with a kitchen and it's own back yard to sit outside. The sleek pool area is a nice place to be on a sunny afternoon. The breakfast was amazing with different things to try every morning. I'd definitely recommend the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay in Fontana Vecchia. The trulli are set in a beautiful orchard where the the owners grow cherries, figs, vegetables and plenty of other goodies. Maria, Baggio and their son were really friendly, warm-hearted and welcoming. The room was lovely, with a nice bathroom and a comfy bed. It was quiet at night and we had... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We enjoyed our trullo house room, but best of all, the hosts are very warm and welcoming. We will most certainly return and stay longer next time! It is a peaceful location surrounded by beautiful landscape.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

In the midst of olive groves and orchards you find this wonderful building converted from the traditional stone-built Truli. It is only a small place so it is nice and quiet. It has a wonderful pool and a good place to relax. The owners are very friendly and helpful and the breakfasts they serve are stunning. They were very happy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

A wonderful B&B situed in the countryside. If you need some rest in a peaceful spot or if you want to visit the beautiful valley of Itria; this is the place to stay. The owners Maria, Bagio and Vincenzo will take good care of you and provide a delicious breakfast. The rooms and trulli are decorated with great taste and... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

It was one of the best accommodation choices we made during our 20days in Italy. The owner couple and their grown son made us feel so comfortable despite the language barrier (we didn't speak much Italian.. sorry!!) and we chit-chatted for hours in their dining room before being shown our room when we checked in. They are so nice and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

We started our honey moon here and we loved the place. the owners are super nice, and the B&B is just the cutest. Clean, well maintained, great pool, AMAZING BREAKFAST, free bikes to borrow. We could have not asked for more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

What a lovely place. Fantastic people, peace and quiet, perfect weather and so many places to see. The combination of personal attention and the overall setting is just picture perfect. Thanks to Maria, her husband and Vincenzo. You made our stay so much more than just a place to sleep.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Our stay at FV was so wonderful!!! The host family were the sweetest couple- picking us up from the train station upon arrival and even extending their breakfast hours to accommodate our jet lag. The meals were amazing and the smell emanating from the cherry tree orchards reminded me of warm cherry pie. We visited in June 2012 before the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

We had the pleasure of staying here October, 2011 for three nights and enjoyed every moment. The hospitality was wonderful. We really enjoyed our accommodations. You definitely need a car to get to and from this place as it is in the countryside but still very close to Alberobello by just a few minutes. Do not miss the Grotto which... More

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Address: Strada Provinciale 81 (Canale di Pirro) Km 1,1 | (S.C. Regio, 36), 70013 Castellana Grotte, Italy
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Location: Italy > Puglia > Province of Bari > Castellana Grotte
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Fontana Vecchia B&B is located in Puglia in the middle of “Murgia dei Trulli”, immersed in a quiet and beautiful country a few minutes from the crystal-clear Adriatic Sea (Monopoli, Polignano). Fontana Vecchia has a salt water pool mt 15 x 5Thanks to its geographical position, Fontana Vecchia B&B allows easy access to the most touristic centers in the area: The Cave of Castellana, The Trulli of Alberobello (Monuments of the UNESCO World Heritage), The Zoo Safari, Ostuni, The “White City”, Locorotondo, Martina Franca, The “Valle d’Itria”, and Cisternino.Fontana Vecchia B&B offers a marvelous experience in one of its Lovely Trulli. Each trullo is independent. Fully furnished with one bathroom. Also available is a suite complete with a fireplace, garden and every other comfort. Fontana Vecchia offers its guest, a rich salty and sweet breakfast, including homemade jams made from the fruit trees surrounding the residence. The breakfast is served in the living room or in the garden during the warmest seasons.There is also a terrace where you can enjoy the wonderful view of the country place.Quilting and cooking classes are available upon request.Subject to agreement the possibility to use barbecue, a wood-burning oven, and a cook top (inside or outside).The owners are always present and at your disposal to give you all the necessary information in order to visit the most beautiful places in the area. ... more   less 
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