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The restaurant is open every evening from 20:00 to 23:00. Menus vary from 25 to 28 euros/person. 

For those who love good food and is looking for the flavors of the past…

Agriturismi: Scalelle, Otranto

THE FARMHOUSE

SCALELLE FARMHOUSE:
A BLEND OF CHARM AND TRADITION IN THE HEART OF SALENTO

In one of the most charming countryside locations in Salento, with the city of Otranto on the horizon and the sea almost in sight, Scalelle Farmhouse welcomes you.

Surrounded by twenty hectares of greenery, 2 km from Otranto, it is the perfect combination of relaxation and traditional Salento dishes.

THE FARMHOUSE

SCALELLE FARMHOUSE:
A BLEND OF CHARM AND TRADITION IN THE HEART OF SALENTO

In one of the most charming countryside locations in Salento, with the city of Otranto on the horizon and the sea almost in sight, Scalelle Farmhouse welcomes you.

Surrounded by twenty hectares of greenery, 2 km from Otranto, it is the perfect combination of relaxation and traditional Salento dishes.

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Open all year round

Open all year round, we offer our guests
comfortable and welcoming fully independent accommodation units,
internal parking, a playground, a soccer field, a mini zoo, and 2
dining rooms. These services, combined with the warmth and hospitality of
our family, will make your stay unforgettable.

Our Flavours

Let yourself be transported and surprised by the flavours of our cuisine,
tasting the specialties of the territory prepared with passion and care,
with ingredients from our Organic Farm,
in a romantic and suggestive atmosphere in the outdoor dining area
among the beauty of the olive trees.

Near Otranto

Scalelle Farmhouse is located just two minutes from Otranto,
the easternmost city in Italy, bathed by an incredibly blue Adriatic Sea
and characterized by one of the most beautiful and suggestive historic centers
in Puglia.

Stunning Beaches

In just a few minutes by car, you can easily reach
the most beautiful beaches of Salento:
to the north, Baia dei Turchi, the beaches of Alimini, Torre dell’Orso, and Sant’Andrea;
to the south, the splendid Bay of Porto Badisco, Santa Cesarea Terme, and Castro.

This and much more is Scalelle Farmhouse...

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Open all year round

Open all year round, we offer our guests
comfortable and welcoming fully independent accommodation units,
internal parking, a playground, a soccer field, a mini zoo,
and 2 dining rooms. These services, combined with the warmth and hospitality of our
family, will make your stay unforgettable.

Our Flavours

Let yourself be transported and surprised by the flavours of our cuisine,
tasting the specialties of the territory prepared with passion and care,
with ingredients from our Organic Farm
in a romantic and suggestive atmosphere in the outdoor dining area
among the beauty of the olive trees.

Near Otranto

Scalelle Farmhouse is located just two minutes from Otranto,
the easternmost city in Italy, bathed by an incredibly blue Adriatic Sea
and characterized by one of the most beautiful and suggestive historic centers
in Puglia.

Stunning Beaches

Scalelle Farmhouse is located just two minutes from Otranto,
the easternmost city in Italy, bathed by an incredibly blue Adriatic Sea
and characterized by one of the most beautiful and suggestive historic centers
in Puglia.

Apartments

Apartments

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Our Good Morning

Close your eyes and imagine waking up in the morning to the song of cicadas and the chirping of birds. Waiting for you is the smell and taste of freshly baked bread, biscuits baked in our wood oven, and the inevitable milk (just milked) from our cows! For a unique and tasty “Good morning,” but above all… at Km 0. Every awakening will be accompanied by a wide variety of cakes and tarts, cold cuts, jams, cheeses of all kinds, fresh fruit, and many other specialties! All strictly produced on our own. Coffee, tea, fruit juices, and herbal teas for all tastes complete our great breakfast buffet that, together with the smile of our staff, will brighten your day from the morning. We try in every way to always do the best for our guests. Something that can surprise you and exceed your expectations.

Our Good Morning

Close your eyes and imagine waking up in the morning to the song of cicadas and the chirping of birds. Waiting for you is the smell and taste of freshly baked bread, biscuits baked in our wood oven, and the inevitable milk (just milked) from our cows! For a unique and tasty “Good morning,” but above all… at Km 0. Every awakening will be accompanied by a wide variety of cakes and tarts, cold cuts, jams, cheeses of all kinds, fresh fruit, and many other specialties! All strictly produced on our own. Coffee, tea, fruit juices, and herbal teas for all tastes complete our great breakfast buffet that, together with the smile of our staff, will brighten your day from the morning. We try in every way to always do the best for our guests. Something that can surprise you and exceed your expectations.
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Testimonial

Cuisine and Ceremonies

Welcome to our Kingdom

Scalelle Farmhouse is not only hospitality, welcome, and tradition but also and above all a true temple of good cuisine. Immersed in greenery and nature, in the various dining rooms (internal and external), you can taste the true typical dishes of Salento cuisine.

Cuisine and Ceremonies

Welcome to our Kingdom

Scalelle Farmhouse is not only hospitality, welcome, and tradition but also and above all a true temple of good cuisine. Immersed in greenery and nature, in the various dining rooms (internal and external), you can taste the true typical dishes of Salento cuisine.

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Appetizers

The highlight is our appetizers, an endless parade of true and authentic flavours and scents of the territory: rustic pizza, pittule, potato croquettes, fresh cheese, olives, bruschette, grilled vegetables, potato pizza, peppers in tomato sauce, and much more.

A "journey" through the flavours

The "journey" through the flavours of Salento continues with a wide choice of first and second courses: homemade pasta such as orecchiette and maccheroncini, sagne incannulate, fava beans and chicory, eggplant parmigiana, grilled meats, rabbit, and chicken are just some of our specialties.

Events

The menu is enriched with fresh fruit, desserts, and...
last but not least, homemade digestives,
such as mandarin, myrtle, basil, and limoncello!
SCALELLE FARMHOUSE is a reference point
and an ideal place for important events such
as confirmations, communions, anniversaries, and ceremonies of all kinds.

Organized Groups

Customized menus are also available for organized groups and school groups, visiting Otranto and the surrounding area. For groups and travel agencies, there is the possibility of combining lunch with a demonstration of the preparation of homemade pasta and the process of transforming milk into cheese, for a unique and authentic culinary experience!

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Appetizers

The highlight is our appetizers, an endless parade of true and authentic flavours and scents of the territory: rustic pizza, pittule, potato croquettes, fresh cheese, olives, bruschette, grilled vegetables, potato pizza, peppers in tomato sauce, and much more.

A "journey" through the flavours

The “journey” through the flavours of Salento continues with a wide choice of first and second courses: homemade pasta such as orecchiette and maccheroncini, sagne incannulate,fava beans and chicory, eggplant parmigiana, grilled meats, rabbit, and chicken are just some of our specialties..

Events

The menu is enriched with fresh fruit, desserts, and…
last but not least, homemade digestives,
such as mandarin, myrtle, basil, and limoncello!
SCALELLE FARMHOUSE is a reference point
and an ideal place for important events such as
confirmations, communions, anniversaries, and ceremonies of all kinds.

Organized Groups

Customized menus are also available for organized groups and school groups, visiting Otranto and the surrounding area. For groups and travel agencies, there is the possibility of combining lunch with a demonstration of the preparation of homemade pasta and the process of transforming milk into cheese, for a unique and authentic culinary experience!

FARM

One of the riches of Scalelle Farmhouse is represented by the agricultural and zootechnical activities personally managed by the owner and chef of the farmhouse, Giuseppe Merico, guardian of old farming traditions. Since for us “a true farmhouse cannot but have an important agricultural and zootechnical company behind it.”

FARM

One of the riches of Scalelle Farmhouse is represented by the agricultural and zootechnical activities personally managed by the owner and chef of the farmhouse, Giuseppe Merico, guardian of old farming traditions. Since for us “a true farmhouse cannot but have an important agricultural and zootechnical company behind it.”

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Agricultural activity

One of the riches of Scalelle Farmhouse is represented by the agricultural and zootechnical activities personally managed by the owner and chef of the farmhouse, Giuseppe Merico, guardian of old farming traditions. Since for us "a true farmhouse cannot but have an important agricultural and zootechnical company behind it."

The terrain

As evidence of this, the vast expanse of land surrounding Scalelle Farmhouse is dedicated for the cultivation of organic food products, rich in organoleptic properties, that will arrive directly on the tables of our guests.

The crops

Wheat, barley, oats, and various vegetables are just some of our renowned crops, for which we have boasted the prestigious BIOAGRICERT certification for more than 15 years, destined exclusively for the best Organic Companies.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Furthermore our extra virgin olive oil plays an important role, obtained strictly from cold pressing and hand-picked olives, in order to always obtain a highquality oil. Currently, there are more than 1500 olive trees on the farm, divided among various cultivars: Ogliarola, Leccino, and Cellina di Nardò.

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Agricultural activity

One of the riches of Scalelle Farmhouse is represented by the agricultural and zootechnical activities personally managed by the owner and chef of the farmhouse, Giuseppe Merico, guardian of old farming traditions. Since for us “a true farmhouse cannot but have an important agricultural and zootechnical company behind it.”

The terrain

As evidence of this, the vast expanse of land surrounding Scalelle Farmhouse is dedicated for the cultivation of organic food products, rich in organoleptic properties, that will arrive directly on the tables of our guests.

The crops

Wheat, barley, oats, and various vegetables are just some of our renowned crops, for which we have boasted the prestigious BIOAGRICERT certification for more than 15 years, destined exclusively for the best Organic Companies.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Furthermore our extra virgin olive oil plays an important role, obtained strictly from cold pressing and hand-picked olives, in order to always obtain a highquality oil. Currently, there are more than 1500 olive trees on the farm, divided among various cultivars: Ogliarola, Leccino, and Cellina di Nardò.

Activities and Entertainment

Activities and Entertainment

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Park

Available to our little guests, in one of the many green areas on the farm, there is a large and super-equipped playground where children can have fun and play together. Swings, slides, small houses, and various types of carousels will make children's hearts beat faster. Also available 24 hours a day is a soccer field, completely fenced, with the latest generation synthetic grass.

Mini Zoo

The real attraction of Scalelle Farmhouse is undoubtedly the fantastic mini zoo: a "sensational journey" for our guests who can spend hours and hours watching and cuddle cows, llamas, ostriches, Tibetan goats, and many other farm animals: rabbits, ducks, chickens, geese, and peacocks.

The King of the Farm

The King of the farm, however, is ARTURO, a friendly and tender little donkey with a soft dark brown coat who loves to spend his days in the sun and be fed hay by the young guests of the Farmhouse.

School groups

His favorite guests are the school groups to whom he always teaches many secrets of the world of agriculture, breeding, and healthy nutrition.

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Park

Available to our little guests, in one of the many green areas on the farm, there is a large and super-equipped playground where children can have fun and play together. Swings, slides, small houses, and various types of carousels will make children’s hearts beat faster. Also available 24 hours a day is a soccer field, completely fenced, with the latest generation synthetic grass.

Mini Zoo

The real attraction of Scalelle Farmhouse is undoubtedly the fantastic mini zoo: a “sensational journey” for our guests who can spend hours and hours watching and cuddle cows, llamas, ostriches, Tibetan goats, and many other farm animals: rabbits, ducks, chickens, geese, and peacocks.

The King of the Farm

The King of the farm, however, is ARTURO, a friendly and tender little donkey with a soft dark brown coat who loves to spend his days in the sun and be fed hay by the young guests of the Farmhouse.

School groups

His favorite guests are the school groups to whom he always teaches many secrets of the world of agriculture, breeding, and healthy nutrition.

Educational Path

Educational Path

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Where we are

GPS:

40° 7’11.80″N Latitude
18°28’51.51″E Longitude