Borgo Antico di Otranto, Otranto

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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  • August 18, 2017
    Typical summer town, very nice indeed, turns in a short time, ideal for post dinner stroll amongst street markets and bar, mini-refrigerator, but obviously justified, crowding, a chaos beast but obviously we are in August, so don't expect anything different. Recommended for a lovely evening!
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  • August 18, 2017
    The old town of Otranto should be absolutely visited. Definitely beautiful promenade, but you can't miss a visit to the old town. Stone paved alleys between houses built with the typical local stone. Nice view from the top of the Castle. The Centre is full of small shops and restaurants. Not to be missed!
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  • August 18, 2017
    Visit the Cathedral, not least the Castle area with all the alleys and manicured, lined with shops.
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  • The old town is a wedding favor. Beautiful!
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  • Fabulous, memorable and above all the weight of tourism does not feel, is well run.
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  • Beautiful, beautiful! Shops and beautiful streets! To see!
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  • A wonderful place, where you can walk among lanes and breathtaking views
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