Locorotondo - or 'u Curdunn' as the locals pronounce it - is beautifully situated on a hilltop 410 metres above sea level in the heart of the scenic Itria valley, with a wealth of tourist attractions within a short range
Locorotondo is in the middle of a triangle between three other places that are worth visiting: Fasano - known for its large natural park with exotic animals; Martina Franca with its beautiful baroque town, where in July / August there is a festival Il Festival della Valle d'Itria, and finally the city of Ostuni - known as the White City with a charming town centre and whitewashed buildings.
Additionally, Locorotondo is just 9 km from Alberobello - which is world famous for its cone-shaped trulli'er houses. Further still it is only a few miles from a picturesque coastline with fine beaches, rugged cliffs and charming coastal towns, including Monopoli and Polignano a Mare.
There are currently approx. 14,000 inhabitants in this town and it is characterised by small streets and alleyways based around the impressive cathedral of San Giorgo. There are a wide selection of restaurants, cafes and shops here also.