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Spiaggia Porto Selvaggio, Nardo
(4.3/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web)
A forest near the sea gives the nature enthusiast a contrast in environments to explore at Spiaggia Porto Selvaggio. Pine and lemon trees grow in the warm, dry air among the juniper, mastic, myrtle, and gorse plants that give off the recognizable scents of the Mediterranean. The High Tower that was once used as a lookout is now home to the Museum of Marine Biology, which focuses on life in the Ionian Sea. The land also intrigues archaeologists, who study prehistoric settlements near Uluzzo Bay. Nearby, the 17th-century Uluzzo Tower is still partially intact. When you're ready to enjoy the water and sun, the beach's chairs and umbrellas are up for grabs. Using our international travel planner, Nardo attractions like Spiaggia Porto Selvaggio can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • You have to make a hike to get there (it's very rocky, so I recommend wearing comfortable shoes), but totally worth it! Both the beach and the surrounding landscape are unique in their being savages.
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  • If you don't want a beach with shores, music, pedal boats and bar super busy at this location lacks nothing. Beautiful sea, immense pine forests, shady and relaxing to be able to detach from the hustle and the practice of daily chaos. Gorgeous. One of the "beaches" that hang out in the usual way. Lovely caves, landscapes, diving and nature that surrounds this oasis of peace. Top.
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  • To get to the beach of Porto Selvaggio must begin in a 1 km long, steep descent and full of rocks and stones, which can be reached only on foot (walking shoes) at the end of the descent you see this beautiful Rocky Bay enriched with the wonderful crystal blue water and clear ... on the promontory you see the high tower. Me and my friends we lay in one of the stumbling blocks and then did a long and enjoyable bath in these clear waters, was a pleasure to stay underwater, to see what's underneath. It's a crazy cool ... I recommend it to everyone! :)
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