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Porto di Brindisi

Giovanna di Bulgaria, Viale Regina Margherita, 72100 Brindisi BR, Italy

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About Porto di Brindisi

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



Attractions near Porto di Brindisi

Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area16.28km from Porto di Brindisi

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.

Church of the Holy Cross37.07km from Porto di Brindisi

The Basilica di Santa Croce is the main Franciscan church in Florence, Italy. It is a minor basilica of the Roman Catholic Church. The church is a gleaming riot of sculptural decoration that resembles a wedding cake. Lecce is called the "Florence of the south," and this church is the symbol of Lecce's Baroque splendor that earned it that name. One of the main pilgrimage centres in this area and a tourist attraction too.

Piazza Sant'Oronzo37.19km from Porto di Brindisi

The column of Sant'Oronzo, about 29 meters high, is located in piazza Sant'Oronzo in Lecce. On the top, it houses the statue of the patron saint made in Venice in 1739.  The column was erected as a sign of gratitude to Sant'Oronzo, to whom the city attributed its preservation from the plague that spread in 1656 in the Kingdom of Naples. The monument was built using the collapsed drums of the marble stem of one of the two Roman columns that were placed at the end of the Via Appia in Brindisi.

Lecce Castle37.36km from Porto di Brindisi

The castle of Lecce is located near the city center, more precisely a little further east of it, near Piazza Sant'Oronzo.  It was first built in the Middle Ages, and was strengthened by Charles V in 1539, to a design by the architect Gian Giacomo dell’Acaya. Although it has undergone several rebuilds over the centuries, the structure preserves its original trapezoidal base with four massive arrowhead bastions on each corner. An internal courtyard separates two concentric buildings.

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.

Punta Prosciutto42.2km from Porto di Brindisi

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.