Finally the first long weekend of the year with good weather prospects, spend Easter in Alberobello. Spring in Itria Valley (Valley D'Itria in Italian) is an explosion of green and coloursof the flowers, it will be the perfect setting for Easter Monday 2018.
A walk among the trulli is not to miss. Try to do it first thing in the morning, Easter in Alberobello inspires many travelers. In addition, opt for a tour in the more authentic and quiet trulli area, the Aia Piccola, to calmly enjoy its unique architecture. Of course, choose to sleep in a trullo, or in a cozy b & b in the countryside, booking well in advance.
A traditional event not to be missed at Easter in Alberobello - the representation of the so called Passion live on Friday, March 30, 2018. The UNESCO heritage city is a perfect setting. Only 80 km from Alberobello, in Matera, another Unesco jewel, was chosen by Mel Gibson as a set for his famous film "The Passion of the Christ".
The most popular place to pass a beautiful Easter Monday in Alberobello is a public park Bosco Selva (3 km from Alberobello). For the picnic, choose the delicious baked products from Focacceria La Lira at the entrance to the Rione Monti district. The handmade dove from the Panificio Profumi dal ponte can not be missed as a dessert. Here you will also find typical "pizzecasebbirr", simple but tasty desserts, covered with glaze and offered only for the Holy week.
Another less-known destination is the Abbey of Barsento (6 km from Alberobello). Visit this delightful church, but above all look for the traces of history, which began here in ancient times. Along the dry stone walls, another surprise awaits you: wild asparagus. To taste the dishes based on this really seasonal ingredient choose a typical restaurant.