Gallipoli is located along the western coast of the Salento peninsula and it is divided in two parts: the historical city center (Centro Storico) and the new part (Il Borgo). The history of Gallipoli begins during the Neolithic era and increased his importance during the Roman times. After the Roman period was sacked by Goths but due to its geographical position lived an economically and socially thriving period.
During the 18th Century became one of the most important olive oil market in the Mediterranean region.
Not far from Gallipoli there is Baia Verde, a village famous for its sandy beach and for the presence of the Regional Natural Park of the Isola di Sant Andrea. Walking on the boardwalk there is also Punta della Suina, the perfect Eden for sea lovers, thanks to pure water with emerald and turquoise shadows.
The city of Gallipoli is not only famous for beautiful sandy beaches surrounding the peninsula, the deep blue sea and the beaches distinguishing Salento, but also for historical monuments.
Gallipoli is surrounded by walls and originally there were also 12 towers and bastions. Walking around the city center you can admire the Angevine-Aragonese Castle, built in the 13th century by the Byzantines, the Cathedral of Sant Agata, other baroques churches as San Francesco of Paola and San Domenico del Rosario. There are also noble palaces representing perfectly the famous baroque style typical of the Southern Italy.
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Hotel 33 Baroni is a brand new 4 stars hotel in the city center of Gallipoli, only 80 mt. far from the sea and 1,5 km far from Baia Verde. You will appreciate the city because the hotel is close to Corso Roma, the main …
Hotel Risberg is located in the residential and tourist area of Baia Verde one of the most beautiful sandy beach of the whole Salento. It is built in modern style, with elegant external spaces and well furnished interiors few meters far from the sea. It is …
Residential complex Baia Verde is located in one of the most beautiful area of Gallipoli, 350 mt from the beach and 3km from the city center. Apartments are completely furnished and provided with kitchen corner and all comforts. Downstairs there are several shops and services. …
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