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Parco Naturale Regionale Dune Costiere da Torre Canne a Torre San Leonardo

ss16, km 870, 72017 Ostuni BR, Italy

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About Parco Naturale Regionale Dune Costiere da Torre Canne a Torre San Leonardo

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.



Attractions near Parco Naturale Regionale Dune Costiere da Torre Canne a Torre San Leonardo

Zoosafari15.55km from Parco Naturale Regionale Dune Costiere da Torre Canne a Torre San Leonardo

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 Sabbiadoro16.62km from Parco Naturale Regionale Dune Costiere da Torre Canne a Torre San Leonardo

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 Castle21.3km from Parco Naturale Regionale Dune Costiere da Torre Canne a Torre San Leonardo

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.

Trullo Sovrano24.11km from Parco Naturale Regionale Dune Costiere da Torre Canne a Torre San Leonardo

The trullo ( ancient Greek τροῦλλος trûllos , " dome ") is a type of conical construction in traditional dry stone of central-southern Puglia . Trulli were generally built as temporary shelters in the countryside or permanent homes for farmers. Much of the agglomeration of Alberobello in the metropolitan city of Bari consists of trulli.

Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area24.71km from Parco Naturale Regionale Dune Costiere da Torre Canne a Torre San Leonardo

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.

Grotte di Castellana32.41km from Parco Naturale Regionale Dune Costiere da Torre Canne a Torre San Leonardo

The caves of Castellana are a complex of underground caves of karst origin of speleological and tourist interest, located in the Italian municipality of Castellana Grotte, in Puglia.  Attached to the complex there is a speleological museum. The entrance is represented by an enormous vertical tunnel 60 meters long. The main cave is named "La Grave",  and others are named Black Cavern, White Cave, and Precipice Cavern.

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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.