|Trulli strung along via Monte Pertica in Alberobello, province of Bari, Italy. The whitewashed symbols were added following the restoration of the stone roofs in the 1980s and 1990s. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
Wonderful location for a Unique and Romantic Wedding in ItalyAuthor: daniela castellarin
Itria Valley is characterized by a flourishing vegetation where olive trees stand, These are cultivated in masserie lands, small typical local stone fortresses. Coasts are marked by long, sandy beaches, dunes and protected natural reserves. There are several traces of the ancient Messapi civilizations, rock settlements, castles and not-to-be-missed many trulli made with dry stone techniques.
Whitewashed cones made of limestone held together without mortar, they are visible in almost every wheat field and olive grove, where in the pasted they have served as houses and barns. Now most of them have been finely restored and transformed into luxury holiday houses small boutique hotels. With thousands of trulli all over the Apulia region, there are several towns with an abundance of them, including Alberobello, Fasano, Cisternino and others.
Trulli are at their most picturesque when clustered together in the hundreds, to form a town as the one of wonderful town of Alberobello, (a UNESCO World Heritage site).
A trullo can have a round or square base. The former is the authentic shape. Today, many new trulli are built with mortar (or other binder). The true traditional trullo is built without it. Old legends tell that trulli were made without mortar to allow their residents to quickly dismantle, (and later reassemble), their trulli when tax collectors made their rounds as unfinished houses were not taxed during the past centuries.
Why not celebrate your Wedding in the Trulli District at Alberobello or Fasano or in Cisternino? Their trulli will certainly make a unique and romantic backdrop to your Wedding pictures !
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About the Author
Daniela was born in Sydney, Australia, from Italian parents and has always had a passion for international travel.Visit Daniela's website: www.ItalyItalianWeddings.com or contact her at email@example.com
Now living in Rome, Daniela spends her summers on historic Lake Bracciano , about 30 km Northwest of the Italian capital and in the Castelli Romani District. After several years in Italy and Australia working in the sales departments of Italian and Australian companies operating in the travel industry, during her last years in Australia Daniela also helped several friends get married in Italy, many of them in their ancestors towns in various parts of the Italy.
Daniela decided to return to Italy seven years ago and use her experience and knowledge to help couples around the world realize their dream of a destination wedding in Italy.
She enjoys her unique career as an Italian Wedding Planning Team manager ; the happiness and thankfulness of the many newlyweds she has worked for are very rewarding and fill her days with excitement and personal satisfaction.
Problem solving, organisation skills and innovation are what she thrives in. She never forgets details and only suggests what is best to her planners and couples..
Daniela loves planning and organising weddings throughout all Italy. Her favourite wedding locations are without doubt the Castelli Romani District near Rome, all Latium region, Tuscany, Umbria, Amalfi Coast and Sicily. Daniela makes friends with all her couples, helping them on their very special wedding day and personally taking care of all details