Give your sightseeing some Italian character touring by vintage car, cute Cinquecento or on a Vespa with the country breeze on your face, deliciously fragrant with rosemary. The valley of Itria is dotted with historic towns while the Apulian farmland is visibly rich. Vineyards and olive groves are dissected by ancient dry stone walls making a patchwork of rustic charm. Il Melograno has a private helipad and can offer you a breathtaking sky tour.
Water seeps through the chalky soil, you’ll notice no rivers just fertile land, the other consequence is the grottos of Castellana, a 3km labyrinth of stalagmites and stalactites. Visit this astonishing sight on your way from Il Melograno to Alberobello, home to Puglia’s iconic Trulli houses.
Share Puglia’s greatest pleasure preparing traditional dishes with local produce or perfecting a focaccia pugliese, and discover the one indispensable ingredient to our cuisine.
Our sommelier and Official Taster for Italy will engage experts and beginners with the geography and history of Apulian wines, sampling local Fiano, Negroamaro or Primitivo.
Relax at Il Melograno’s beach club, Tamerici, dine at chic sister hotel La Peschiera by the Adriatic, take a boat out from our marina for a sea view of Polignano a Mare’s cliffs.
Take time to relax with your creative spirit and capture the beauty of the Apulian landscape in a sketch or painting class.
Puglia has a tradition of dance and music, from the pizzica to introducing the global song hit Volare, join us to learn some joyful skills.
Explore the elixir of Puglia with our passionate sommelier, including Il Melograno’s own Extra Virgin Olive Oil, discover how to taste and discuss suitable food pairings.