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Agriturismo Tenuta Mezzana

Contrada Mezzana, 73020 Cutrofiano (Lecce)

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In brief

  • Type: Suite (1), Bedroom (6), Flat (1),
  • Guests: 27
  • Map: Plains
  • Type of accommodation: Half board, Bed & Breakfast

The agriturismo

In a renovated Salento farmhouse, nestled among 13 hectares of olive trees between Gallipoli and Otranto, the agriturismo serves typical dishes prepared using organic ingredients from the farm itself. Giacomo and Maria offer all their guests a warm family welcome, and are always happy to chat over a glass of wine.

The farm - managed by Giacomo, an agronomist by profession - is organically run and set-up to save energy.

The accommodation

The farmhouse features a beautiful 43 m stone façade and a restaurant with elegant frescos.  Built inside the old tobacco store and stables, the guest rooms have thick walls which ensure an ideal microclimate all year round, as well as wrought iron beds and spacious bathrooms; the Glicine room also offers a fridge and kettle, a whirlpool tub and a corner shower. The apartment with kitchen is perfect for families with children. Outside you’ll find tables and chairs and a gazebo.

 

A buffet breakfast is served, comprising homemade tarts and breads, fruit juice, biscotti, cereal, butter and the agriturismo’s own jams, as well as yoghurt and seasonal fruit. Gluten-free and savoury breakfasts are available on request. For dinner (in the restaurant or outdoors), guests can choose from a selection of dishes: “pomodori schiattariciati” – a delicious “squished" tomato sauce, seasonal vegetables, fresh egg frittata with mint, “parmigianine” – mini versions of the popular parmigiana, “frittini della casa” – house fritters ... followed by an orange or pepper liqueur as a digestif. Guests also have access to the agriturismo’s barbecue, with wood provided free of charge.

 

Activities and surrounding

Activities on offer include jogging and walking, guided excursions by bicycle (available on site) along around 10 km of cycle track, among towering olive trees and underground oil mills; tasting of extra virgin olive oil; olive picking; gathering produce from the vegetable garden and picking the farm's fruit; children's play area; reading in the small library.

Just a short distance away, in addition to the beaches of Otranto and Gallipoli, you’ll find Lecce and the hamlets of Salentinian Greece.

 

Services

Available services

Restaurant
Internet
Air conditioning
Barbecue
Pets allowed

Inform the agriturismo of any animals at the time of booking.

Owners will be held responsible for damage to property and persons.

Pets allowed

  • Dogs
  • Cats

Size/gender of dogs

  • Small (under 10 kg)
  • Medium (10 kg - 25 kg)
  • Large (25 kg - 45 kg)

Allowed in

  • Accommodation
  • Public areas

Safety

  • Only well-behaved, supervised animals
  • Must be kept on a lead outside

Services

  • Near veterinary clinic/vet
Playground for children
Sport and leisure
  • Bike rental
Typical products on sale
Disabled facilities
Credit cards welcome
Attractions and activities in the surrounding area
  • Nature Reserves
  • Museums and galleries
  • Artistic and historical sites
  • Spa
Sport and activities in the surrounding area
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding
  • Diving
  • Tennis
  • Shopping

Restaurant & Events

Open to

Everyone

Table reservation

Reservation recommended

Seats

Up to 60

Menu

Set menu + └ la carte

Average price

20€

Specialties you may find

  • Ciceri e tria, face e cicorie
  • Minchiareddi/ orecchiette con la ricotta forte o con cacioricotta
  • Frittini tipici (pittule, panzerotti e crocchette)
  • Degustazione di pane a lenta lievitazione
  • Torta pasticciotto

Wedding in Italy, Parties & Celebrations

Available rooms/spaces
  • Reception room
  • Garden
  • Parking
Services
  • On-site restaurant
  • Reception
  • On-site ceremony
  • Music
  • Room dressing
  • Photography
  • Aperitif
  • Cake
  • Entertainment

Corporate Events

Activities
  • Meetings
  • Congresses
  • Conferences
  • Aperitifs
Types of meeting room
  • Cocktail
Services
  • Amplification
  • Video projector
  • Wi-fi
  • Welcome desk
  • Parking
  • Closet
Guests
from

20

to

60

N░ meeting rooms

1

Tastings

Products
  • Oil tasting
  • Hot samples
  • Cold samples
Provenance
  • Own production
  • Selection of local products
Services
  • Guided tasting
Booking required

Yes

Participants

60

Prices

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Reviews

"Excellent"
Based on 60 reviews
  • Setting and surroundings
    9,2/10
    "Excellent"
  • Activities and facilities
    9,1/10
    "Excellent"
  • Accommodation
    9,3/10
    "Excellent"
  • Restaurant
    9,4/10
    "Excellent"
Have you visited this agriturismo?
  • 7,5
    "Good"

    "Pleasant stage. "

    10/07/2019

    Difficult to find because there are few indications on the road.
    Catering on site GOOD.
    A warm welcome.

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    • Stay: 9/2019
    • Traveller: Groups of friends
    • Holiday: Artistic-cultural
    Agriturismo Tenuta Mezzana answers
    Good Christine,
    we are happy that the welcome and good food we have accompanied you for your stay. On the road, we have the information required by law. With the help of Google Map, you can do this without any problems. However, we will try to find a solution to improve this aspect in anticipation of the expansion of services in 2020.
    A caro saluto
    Maria
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    • Setting and surroundings
      6/10
      "Average"
    • Accommodation
      6,5/10
      "Average"
    • Activities and facilities
      7,5/10
      "Good"
    • Restaurant
      8/10
      "Very good"
  • 9,5
    "Excellent"

    "Agriturismo at its best"

    09/28/2019

    Great place to stay, with fantastic evening meals, Maria is very welcoming and informative, this is a great location to explore Salento

    • Stay: 9/2019
    • Traveller: Couples
    • Holiday: Short stays
    Agriturismo Tenuta Mezzana answers

    Je suis content que ça t'ait plu.
    Un salut chaleureux du Salento
    Maria
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    • Setting and surroundings
      9/10
      "Excellent"
    • Accommodation
      9/10
      "Excellent"
    • Activities and facilities
      8,5/10
      "Very good"
    • Restaurant
      10/10
      "Amazing"
  • 9
    "Excellent"

    "wonderful Salento"

    09/02/2019

    I absolutely confirm the positive reviews of Tenuta Mezzana, managed by Maria and Giacomo in an exemplary way.
    We spent a pleasant and relaxing week on this estate in the heart of the Salento countryside. The Ionian and Adriatic coasts can be reached in 30 minutes. We were delighted by the delicious cakes baked every morning by Mary. Top and genuine breakfast! Any kind of request was immediately satisfied. The rooms are spacious and clean. Excellent also the restaurant with a good quality / price ratio. We'll definitely be back!
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    • Stay: 8/2019
    • Traveller: Couples
    • Holiday: Short stays
    Agriturismo Tenuta Mezzana answers
    Dear Rosamaria, thank you. It was a pleasure to meet you and to have you our guests. We will always try to do our best and improve ourselves. Greetings to you, your husband and your friends from Mary and James
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    • Setting and surroundings
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Accommodation
      9,5/10
      "Excellent"
    • Activities and facilities
      7,5/10
      "Good"
    • Restaurant
      9,5/10
      "Excellent"
Maria
  • On Agriturismo.it since 2015
  • Speak: Italian, English

Please to meet you, my name is Maria and I am 41 years old.

I have been working here for 8 years along with my husband.

As well as we welcome the guests, we are responsible for communication, we take care of the crops.

I decided to manage an agriturismo because to pursue a passion

Our guests especially appreciate the warm family welcome.

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Contrada Mezzana, 73020
Cutrofiano (Lecce) Print directions from host
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