We never tire of telling everyone that it is a special place, but our admiration would be limited if this exceptionality were not also evidenced by the many awards the town has received: Jewel of Italy, Most Beautiful Town in Italy, Slow City, Orange Flag of the Italian Touring Club, Green Flag, City for Peace.
Perched on a limestone hill in the eastern Murgia, it is a maze of streets and small squares carved out of the fascinating local white stone. A soft white, gradually taking on the nuances of the day. In the alleyways, you are enveloped by the scent of the famous butchers’ shops that cook with open doors and serve food in the street. And outside the village, the dry stone walls, the historic farms, the huge prickly pears.