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Borgo Antico di Otranto, Otranto

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Nestled in one of the most historic towns in Italy's "heel," Borgo Antico di Otranto features winding, medieval streets and a path to the Aragonese castle. Visit the main square's decorative clock tower and the area's many churches. Look for the town's system of seaside defensive towers constructed during the 1500s. You'll have views of the Adriatic Sea from hills and overlooks. Head to Corso Garibaldi, the city's main commercial street, for some shopping. To visit Borgo Antico di Otranto on your holiday in Otranto, and find out what else Otranto has to offer, use our Otranto holiday planner.
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  • We had never been to Otranto, but is a town that appeals to the historical riches of which is full. Don't miss the Cathedral.
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  • Perfect for spending the warm hours of the day away among the narrow streets of the old town. A wonderful place full of scents and history. To see!
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  • Very nice to wander aimlessly inside the old town and the walls enjoying the beautiful sea
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  • A wonderful place, where you can walk among lanes and breathtaking views
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  • Otranto is the town of Salento with the ancient village more beautiful. You'll love.
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  • We need to "get lost" among the narrow streets and admire the beauty
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  • encloses the town's history from its inception to today
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  • Beautiful, beautiful! Shops and splendid violet! To see!
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