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Salento, the Sea, the Sun, the Wind...

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The Salento, true wonder of the Italian peninsula, the land is narrow and long, lying between two seas, the Adriatic and the Ionian sea, is characterized by the evocative and charming, that have such a variety of situations, to constitute a continuous surprise.

Gallipoli Sea
Gallipoli Beach
Gallipoli Old 

In Salento, The sea, it is a spell of intense brightness with a thousand shades from cobalt blue to turquoise, crystal clear waters, from calm and pleasantly temperate, where the dip becomes invigorating.

You can change the itinerary every day! (a good road network allows you to make long walks in a short time, choosing paths and detours from the sea bring within, and vice versa, or in other maritime towns from the Ionian to the Adriatic sea). Get a good map to discover the numerous and extensive beaches of white sand ideal for families with children and romantic couples and a comfortable... (from Pescoluse, Torre dell`orso to Otranto, Laghi Alimini, Porto Cesareo, on the shores of Gallipoli, Ugento, etc), as well as many other places with spectacular cliffs overlooking the sea, full of fish, for the more experienced swimmers and scuba lovers. Then again, coves accessible only by sea, coves and caves (Castro, santa Cesarea, Porto Miggiano, Porto Badisco, Porto Selvaggio, santa Caterina, Torre San Giovanni, S. Maria di Leuca, etc.).

Holidays in Otranto
White Beach in Salento
Vacanze in Torre Pali

Along the coast you will encounter: the oldest watch towers built in the past centuries to the defence from the Turkish invasions, and a thousand ravines, and coves, intimate corners and comfortable for the tourist or shelter for the fishing boats.

The fish, fresh, maybe acquithe state directly to the fishermen on the docks of the various ports and marinas, it is something striking: the red mullet of Porto Cesareo, the lobsters di Leuca, squid, mullet, bream, octopus; fish market of Gallipoli with its "auctions" or scenarios picturesque fishing extricating the nets after a night at sea.

A mandatory stop is to search for the taste and scent of the sea urchins just fished, or to order, tasted with lemon and homemade bread and durum wheat typical, Gallipoli, Castro, Porto Badisco....

Holiday in san foca and The two sisters
Holidays in Santa Maria di Leuca
the Sea of Salento

NOTE: The images and texts on this session on the Salento, the Pizzica, the Campaign and the History of our web site have been chosen and taken from other sites on the web dedicated entirely to this wonderful land kissed by the sun and enchanted by the sea in the Salento, such as www.lurusciunosciu.it and and similar 

Last Updated ( Saturday, 04 April 2020 )