Exploring the local Area
Masseria Curti Vecchi is set near the charming village of Specchia. The baroque centre of Specchia has been largely restored to a very high level, and has attracted a good selection of bars and restaurants serving high quality Puglian fare.
Masseria Curti Vecchi is also a few minutes' drive from the three charming villages of Taurisano, Miggiano and Ruffano, complete with a restored baroque centres and a selection of bars, restaurants and shops.
The nearest sandy beaches, some of the most beautiful anywhere in Italy, are near Ugento and Pescoluse on the Ionian coast, about half an hour's drive away. Also an easy drive away are the charming villages of Leuca, Tricase and Castro Marina. Lovers of culture will not want to miss a visit to the stunning baroque jewel of Lecce, the dramatic walled island of Gallipoli, or the defensive city of Otranto, all of which are within very comfortable "day-trip" distance.