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Santa Maria di Leuca and Surroundings

Santa Maria di Leuca Santa Maria di Leuca sits on the southernmost tip of the Salento peninsula, bathed by two seas, the Ionian Sea to the west and the Adriatic Sea to the east. Subdivision of the town of Castrignano del Capo, Santa Maria di Leuca is a tourist center famous for its colourful natural landscapes that...

Surroundings A few kilometres from Santa Maria di Leuca stands Patù, a small town rich in history, where once stood the Messapian town Vereto, destroyed by the Saracens and whose traces still remain on the hill with the same name. The port of Vereto, whose ruins are still visible under water, was located in...

The Coast Generally on the Adriatic side, the coastline is characterised by rocky cliffs with overhanging areas, many caves and some bays and natural creeks that fit in this awesome landscape. From north to south:-          Marina di...

Events Important Events (dates are given for information purposes only and events are subject to change): -          Feast of Saint Ippazio,...

Transports -          Highway:                           SS274, SS 275, SS101, SS16; -         ...