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San Nicola island - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

San Nicola island, Italy


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About San Nicola island

The island of San Nicola is an island of Italy belonging to the archipelago of the Tremiti islands, in Puglia, in the Adriatic Sea. The island is spread over an area of ​​about 42 ha, for a length of 1 600 meters, a width of 450 meters, with a coastline of 3 700 meters and a maximum height of 75 meters above sea level. It is 350 meters from Capraia, 450 meters from San Domino, and 350 meters from Cretaccio.

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Capraia Island
Capraia Island1.52km from San Nicola island

Capraia Isola is an Italian town of 392 inhabitants in the province of Livorno, corresponding to the homonymous island of the Tuscan Archipelago. It is found at 64 km from Livorno, 53 km from the Piombino promontory, 37 km from Gorgona, and 31 km from Corsica. It is the least populated Italian municipality among those with an outlet to the sea. Since 1996 it has been part of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park.

Isola San Dòmino
Isola San Dòmino2.46km from San Nicola island

The island of San Domino is an Italian island that is part of the archipelago of the Tremiti Islands in the Adriatic Sea. It is the first Apulian island by the surface as well as the Tremiti archipelago. It falls administratively in the municipality of the Tremiti Islands, in the province of Foggia. The island is spread over an area of ​​approximately 208 ha, for a length of 2 600 meters, a width of 1 700 meters, with a coastline of 9 700 meters and a maximum height of 116 meters above sea lev

Lake Lesina
Lake Lesina28.05km from San Nicola island

The Lake Lesina is a salt lake basin located north of Puglia between Tavoliere and the promontory Gargano. About 22 km long and 2.4 km wide on average, it has an area of ​​51.4 km². It is the 9th Italian lake and the second in southern Italy. Its waters are brackish. Through two channels, the Acquarotta and the Schiapparo, the lagoon communicates with the Adriatic Sea, from which it is separated by a dune, the Bosco Isola, between 1 and 2 km wide and 16 km long.

Lago di Varano
Lago di Varano33.56km from San Nicola island

The Varano Lake is a lake in Puglia belonging entirely to the province of Foggia divided between the towns of Cagnano Varano, Carpino, and Ischitella. With an area of ​​about 60.5 km², it is the largest Italian coastal lake, as well as being the seventh lake in the peninsula and the largest in southern Italy. it is traditionally called a lake, even though it is a lagoon. Excavated in the limestone mass of Gargano, between the promontory of Monte d'Elio and the tip of Rodi Garganico.

Cathedral of Saint Mary 'della Purificazione'
Cathedral of Saint Mary 'della Purificazione'44.37km from San Nicola island

The Cathedral of Santa Maria Della Purificazione is located in Termoli, in the province of Campobasso. It is the cathedral church of the diocese of Termoli-Larino. The church, dedicated to Santa Maria della Purificazione, was built in 1037 over the remains of what was once a pagan temple dedicated to Castor and Pollux, two Dioscuri, or characters from Greek and Roman mythology, twin sons of Zeus. The current building was built between the 12th and 13th centuries.

Castello Svevo of Termoli
Castello Svevo of Termoli44.47km from San Nicola island

The Swabian castle of Termoli characterizes with its profile the image of the old village of the city. Its construction is traced back approximately to the 13th century, a period in which Frederick II of Swabia designed a fortification system of the south-eastern Italian borders up to Sicily. The Castle is commonly referred to as Swabian , probably due to the restructuring, dating back to 1247, which Frederick II had brought to it, as evidenced by a plaque found inside one of the corner turrets

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Apulia is a region of Italy, located in the southern peninsular section of the country, bordering the Adriatic Sea to the east, the Ionian Sea to the southeast, and the Strait of Otranto and Gulf of Taranto to the south. The region comprises 19,345 square kilometers, and its population is about four million.