Ostuni is one of the most stunning cities in southern Italy famous for the dazzling effect of its whitewashed houses. It is a genuine and charming example of Mediterranean architecture.
The city of Ostuni is a series of levels, staircases, small roads, alleys, arches. Hints of the Middle Ages are at hand in every corner, in every view to the sea, in the portal of a palace, in the walls of a convent or the front of a church.
The seafood cuisine is very rich and varied, made of simple and typical products of the Adriatic sea such as sea-urchins, clams, mussels, octopus, anchovies, sardines, mullet and cod.
From the countryside, besides the vineyards and olive groves, other local pruduce includes tomatoes, aubergines, courgettes, fennel, artichockes peppers and onions.