Centro Storico Otranto, Otranto

Nestled in one of the most historic towns in Italy's "heel," Centro Storico 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. PutCentro Storico Otranto into our Otranto road trip planning app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Very small seaside town on the Eastern side of Puglia about 40 minutes from Lecce. Has a Aragonian castle, a cathedral, and a basilica. Every town needs these.  more »
  • The Historic Center of Otranto is fairly small, set right on the seaside with some impressive hills. The real stars are the walls, Cathedral and the wonderful views.  more »
  • Really enjoyable town to wander around and plenty of harbourside cafe and restaurants to while away a relaxed lunchtime and afternoon. Whats not to like.  more »

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