Otranto, Gateway to the East

Stroll through Otranto, the easternmost city of Italy, where you can catch a glimpse of the first rays of sun in the Italian peninsula. For thousands of years, Mediterranean civilisations have crossed paths in this fortified village, whose tragic end was in 1480, with the Turkish siege.


Sea Gate, Castle (the outside), St. Peter Greek Church, ‘Porta Alfonsina‘ Gate, Seafront of Heroes, Cathedral of the Annunziata (chapel dedicated to the martyrs, mosaic floor of Pantaleone and the crypt).

Duration: 2 hours.

Suggestions: you can combine this itinerary Dolmen and Menhir, La Cutura Botanical Gardens or Hiking in the Idro Valley. Duration: All day.