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Brindisi and Taranto

Brindisi Founded by the Illyrians and guardian of historical testimonies, Brindisi plays an essential part in local tourism thanks to its port and airport. The construction of the Swabian castle of Brindisi also called the castle "di Terra" or castle "Svevo-Aragonese" dates back to 1227. Commissioned by...

Taranto Located on the Ionian coast, Taranto is also called "the city of two seas" for its particular setting. Indeed, there is a small gulf called the "Little Sea", and a large bay known as the "Great Sea". The old city is located on a small island connected to the mainland on one side by a stone bridge...

Brindisi and Taranto Surroundings The archaeological site of Egnatia, marks the border between Bari and Brindisi. On this site once stood the city of Gnathian populated by successive civilizations including Messapians, Romans and Greeks. Inhabited since the Bronze Age, Egnatia played a central and strategic role in the trading...

The Coast: from Torre Guaceto to Marina di Pulsano The coast of the province of Brindisi is mainly made of sand dunes, with some rocky areas. From north to south:-          Torre Canne:...

Events in Brindisi and Taranto and surroundings Important Events (dates are given for information and events are subject to change):-          Christmas market, Ostuni:...

Transport options to Brindisi and Taranto -          Highway to Brindisi:      SS613 from Lecce, SS16 from Bari, SS7 from Taranto;                Highway to Taranto:      A14 and...