The Coast of Otranto

In Roman times it was a city. As it is the nearest port to the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea, it was perhaps more important than…

South of Otranto

It is believed that the construction of the Torre del Serpente goes back to Roman times and that the tower’s lighthouse was restored under Federico II…

Slightly past the port of Otranto is a place of outstanding beauty, where the crystal blue sea mingles with lush green vegetation and…

Punta Palascìa, commonly referred to as the “Cape of Otranto”, is located at the easternmost point of Italy. From the Otranto coast, visitors can see the…

Torre Sant’Emiliano is a tower located along Salento’s seafront, halfway between Punta Palascìa and Porto Badisco. Built in the sixteenth century…

Porto Badisco is a beach locality situated in the far south end of Otranto. According to literary historians, Porto Badisco was the landing point of…

Despite the unique properties of its healing waters (dating back to the second century B.C.), construction of Santa Caesarea’s urban center came very late…

Further south is the Grotta della Zinzulusa, a famous representation of the Karst phenomenon in Salento. The name ‘Zinzulusa’ comes from…

Castro is a city of Roman origin, now known as a bathing and fishing village. The city-center was built on a promontory known as “Casciu de Susu”…

North of Otranto

Staffa is a public beach north of Otranto, named after its unique U-shape, similar to a horseshoe. You can access the water by crossing through sandy…

Grotta Monaca gets its name from the “foca monaca” or, “Mediterranean monk seals” which inhabited the cave many years ago. These rare…

The bay of Mulino d’Acqua gets its name from the water mills used to harness hydro-energy along the coastline. It is accessible by boat or by…

Baia Morrone is another bay with beautiful blue and green waters, protected from the northern winds. It is the ideal place to stop for a swim! Thanks to its…

Baia dei Turchi (Bay of the Turks) is located immediately after Santo Stefano and before the beaches of Alimini. It is one of the most famous…

The beaches of Alimini extend from the southern end of the Baia dei Turchi to the fraction of Frassanito. This region gets its name from…

Before the two marinas of Melendugno is Sant’Andrea, famous for its impressive rock formations that jut straight out of the sea. These…

The second marina of Melendugno is Torre dell’Orso (“Bear Tower”), which draws in many tourists from all over the world because…

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Via del Porto
73028 Otranto (LE)

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