The harbour town of Gallipoli in southern Apulia count around 17'000 inhabitants is situated in a beautiful location on a Rock Island, and is protected by a ring of fortified walls.
A bridge connects it with the modern suburb on the Mainland.
Gallipoli is located 85 km southwest from Brindisi Airport and is accessed in 90 minutes.
North, about 12 miles away, the well-known seaside resort of Santa Maria al Bagno with romantic harbour The coast road to S. Maria al Bagno, Riviera Neretina, is partially carved out of stone.
See Sighting an Places to be: the Cathedral, the churches of the confraternity and the elegant streets in the town centre.