The Estate takes its name from its strategic location at the top and in the middle of two small streams, therefore "mezzana" (middle ground). The land is very fertile land cultivated for generations by the family Stifani for the production of wine grapes, then tobacco's one and now the Family is devoted to high quality olive cultivation.
The old buildings hosted the work of many families living in this area, who have contributed to the development and to the continuous adaptation of the farm structures.
Currently the main production is the extra virgin olive oil with the complete chain from tree to the bottling, meantime the arable follow the cereals and legumes rotation with the production of semolina flour and pasta.
Tenuta Mezzana, located in the heart of Salento, is the ideal place for many excursions as the artistic and historic city of Lecce and its neighboring towns, but also for those who want to immerse themselves in the wonderful Salento seas, choosing between the Ionian crystal clear sea of the Gallipoli's beaches or the cliffs of the Adriatic coast.
Besides every day our Guests can choose among many interesting itineraries, suggested on the base of the weather situation and the wind direction in order to find always a calm and clear sea , as well as useful information on historical culinary and folk festivity of Salento, that make this Land the spearhead of the heel of Italy.
Our Guests can enjoy their holidays in the full discretion of our rooms, tasting every day a rich breakfast with fresh fruit, homemade cakes and jams.