Trulli roof tops in Puglia

Trulli and Lamie for sale in Puglia

Trulli for sale in ItalyA trullo (plural, trulli) is a traditional Apulian dry stone hut with a conical roof. Their style of construction is found in the Itria Valley, in the Murge area of the Italian region of Apulia. Trulli were generally constructed as temporary field shelters and storehouses or as permanent dwellings by small proprietors or agricultural labourers. The golden age of trulli was the nineteenth century, especially its final decades, which were marked by the development of wine growing.

Trulli often have painted symbols on the cone. Their origin is unknown but they usually have a religious or astrological meaning. Symbols may include planetary signs, the evil eye and the cross 

Trulli often come with lamie for sale. A lamia is a villa type building often on one floor and built in stone with a flat roof.

Trulli for sale in Alberobello Puglia ItalyTrulli in Puglia are always popular with clients. They stay wonderfully cool in the summer heat and are easy to keep warm in the winter, although it Puglia it never gets that cold.

The vast majority of trulli have one room under each conical roof, with additional living spaces in arched alcoves. They are beautiful buildings and can provide an attractive rental income during the summer or weekends.

Trulli for sale in northern Puglia can be  found amongst the olive groves in Alberobello, and in the areas around Locorotondo, Fasano, Ostuni, Cisternino, Martina Franca, and Ceglie Messapica.

Trulli on sale in the south of Puglia are found in the Salento area and ase known as Pajare.


Trulli for sale in the Itri Valley and Northern Puglia

Turlli for sale in Puglia northern Italy

Trulli in Alberobello 

The famous trulli's  of Alberobello in the province of Bari date back to the 19th century but there are many in Puglia which are much older. Alberobello has been declared a  UNESCO World Heritage. Many trulli cones have symbols painted on them, this is usually a cross or a dedication to a saint.  

In the province of Bari there is a concentration of trulli in the area between Barletta, Ruvo and Bari.

Trulli in Brindisi

Trulli are found near he famous “White Town” of Ostuni and the lovely old town of Ceglie Messapica, renowned for its excellent cuisine. If you explore the enchanting Valle d’Itria, you'll find trulli for sale in the picture-postcard villages of Martina Franca, Cisternino and Locorotondo and are some of the most well preserved and fascinating in Puglia.  The amazing Adriatic coastline with sandy bays and the Torre Guaceto nature reserve is a stones throw away.

Trulli in Traranto 

Trulli can be found in Taranto and in particular around Maruggio, Torricella, Lizzano, Manduria, Sava and Avetrana.

Trulli For Sale in Southern Puglia

Trulli for sale in ItalyTrulli in Salento, south Puglia

The southern part of Puglia, Salento, is also a significant area of the trulli or to be precise Pajare which are similar strutures. 

Pajare for sale in Salento, Puglia

The pajare are buildings once used by farmers to shelter themselves from bad weather or summer heat, used as a tool shed or as a bed during longer working day during the olive harvest. Inside they were small niches used for lighting the fire, and thanks to an external staircase it was possible to climb to the top of the building.

There are many scattered throughout the Salento area and many in the Lecce area date back to the year one thousand. They are made of stone and other materials readily available in the countryside. They usually have a single entrance while on the outside steps fruit and vegetables were often put to dry, such as figs and tomatoes.

One of the greatest testimonies of these constructions in Salento is that If many pajare have been destroyed over the centuries many others are still in perfect condition and are used  the various accommodation facilities, such as b&b and rental lets.

A visit to Salento will give you the opportunity to admire the pajare fro sale and perhaps invest in one of these ancient rural buildings, so typical of the Salento area, immersed in the beauty of the southern Puglia countryside

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Price Guide for Italian Trulli

Property prices of trulli in italy are often compared using price per m2 (square metre) of the property.  This exludes any factors such as adjoining land, gardens, vineyards, swimming pool - it is based only on the total building area and they main variable is therefore the location. Whilst this is not 100% accurate it can provide a useful comparison as long as any two properties have the same features.

A typical 3 bedroom trulli in Puglia with pool and 5,000 m2 of land will be around 2-3,000 Euro per m2.  Prices for trulli in the south of Puglia lower at  around 1,500-2,000 Euro per m2 and inland 1-1,500 Euro per m2.

Prices of trulli depend on whether renovation is required. Please refer to out guide to renovation.

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