Borgo Gallana

In Oria, amongst seemingly endless olive trees, Studio Andrew Trotter has refurbished a centuries-old farmhouse into a dreamy Apulian stay. With three minimal white stone houses made from local volcanic sandstone and fitted with vintage furnishings these dwellings provide the perfect balance between past and present.

Images courtesy of Borgo Gallana, Salva López

In Oria, amongst seemingly endless olive trees, Studio Andrew Trotter has refurbished a centuries-old farmhouse into a dreamy Apulian stay. With three minimal white stone houses made from local volcanic sandstone and fitted with vintage furnishings these dwellings provide the perfect balance between past and present.

Borgo Gallana is located in the countryside of Oria, one of the oldest historical towns in Puglia. The center of Salento, between Adriatic and Ionian Sea, 20 minutes far from Brindisi airport. The light of the surrounding countryside permeates each of the three houses, thanks to the large windows designed following the arches of the ancient vaults present in the ancient buildings.

The Details

What makes it Kobu

"Simplicity and authenticity are our core values, the ones that led us to choose Andrew Trotter as a designer of the Borgo. Andrew has been able to interpret the Puglian simplicity by using our local materials and artisans, and traditional methods of building,"-Giuseppe De Vanna
The artists Cosimo Terlizzi and Damien Modolo, founders of Lamia Santolina, imagined the Gallana’s Garden as a dedicated space to the Mediterranean ecosystem. Careful research aimed at the salvage variety of native and endemic plants inserted in a centuries-old olive grove, a diversify and enrich a memory which risked getting lost. For those who love nature and the mediterranean landscape will find in the Borgo Gallana’s garden, the scents, colors and typical fruits.

Directions

Brindisi Aeroporto del Salento (BDS)

30 min by car

The Destination

Italy

Piedmont, Italy

Embrace la dolce vita and immerse yourself in Italy’s historic piazzas and palazzi, breath-taking vineyards and coastline, and unparalleled mouth-watering cuisine. Revel in the romance of Italy by drifting down the storied canals of Venice, climbing the coastal trails of the Cinque Terre, or unwinding poolside in Capri.

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