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Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area

di, Riserva Naturale Torre Guaceto, 72012 Carovigno BR, Italy

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About Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area

The Torre Guaceto state nature reserve is a protected natural area located on the Adriatic coast of upper Salento , a few kilometers from the centers of Carovigno and San Vito dei Normanni and 17 km from Brindisi . The Carovignese coasts of the reserve, the beaches of Torre Guaceto and Punta Penna Grossa, were awarded with the Blue Flag in 2007, and from 2016 to 2020.  One of the less explored area and it was getting famous among the tourists.


Attractions near Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area

Porto di Brindisi16.28km from Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area

The port of Brindisi is one of the most important tourist, commercial and industrial ports of the Adriatic Sea . Tourist traffic concerns connections with the Balkan Peninsula and Turkey , while merchant traffic concerns coal , fuel oil , natural gas and chemicals. The port of Brindisi was certainly used already in the Messapian age , but it reached its maximum splendor in Roman times, when it became one of the most important ports in Rome , precisely because of its natural thrust towards the E

The coastal dunes regional natural park from Torre Canne to Torre San Leonardo is a protected natural area located in northern Salento, in the territory of the municipalities of Ostuni and Fasano, both in the province of Brindisi. It was established with the regional law of 27 October 2006, n. 31.  The park has habitats and coastal environments of high naturalistic and landscape interest.

Zoosafari40.07km from Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area

The Zoosafari of Fasano and Fasanolandia is a tourist complex that includes a zoological garden and an amusement park located in Fasano, in the province of Brindisi. The area covers thirty hectares and is home to about 3000 animals of 200 different species, which can be observed along a car route. Particularly interesting are the groups of giraffes, zebras, lions, and Tibetan bears, as well as the only polar bears in Italy.

Lido Sabbiadoro40.94km from Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area

Lignano Sabbiadoro, until 1959 a fraction of Latisana, is an Italian town of 6 837 inhabitants in the province of Udine in Friuli-Venezia Giulia. Located on the Upper Adriatic, on the border with Veneto, it is known for its tourist vocation.  It is one of the main summer resorts in northern Italy and on the Adriatic Sea coast.

St. Stephen Castle45.46km from Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area

The castle of Santo Stefano is an important coastal fortification located outside the city of Monopoli. Throughout the Middle Ages, it was an essential component of the complex and articulated Monopolitan defense system. it was built on a small peninsula extending between two inlets that form two small natural ports, namely the current Santo Stefano and Ghiacciolo beaches. With the presence of a well from which to draw groundwater, it was the seat of the Benedictine monastery.

Punta Prosciutto46.29km from Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area

Punta Prisuddi is a seaside town in the municipality of Porto Cesareo and in the extreme north-west of the province of Lecce, in Salento.  The white sand beaches stretch out for several kilometers and behind them extend centuries-old dunes, covered by the typical Mediterranean vegetation of Salento.  The raising of the seabed has generated a humid area that has produced a particular habitat for the establishment of a particular flora and fauna.

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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.