Otranto is a beautiful historic and artistic town on the seaside at 50 km from the main city Lecce the socalled Florence of South of Italy for its artistical beauties. A bus and train service links Otranto to Lecce.
Every year Otranto wins "the five flags" prize for the cleanest sea of Italy by Legambiente and Touring Club (Italian associations about environment and Tourism), and the ANCI (National Association of the Italian Towns) listed Otranto among the 15 most beautiful small villages in Italy. Otranto won also in 2010 UNESCO recognition.
Otranto is an important historic and artistic centre because it is rich in remains of the different populations that lived in the Mediterranean area.
Otranto is a small town (but in summer it reaches 80.000 inhabitans) placed at a short distance from the other touristical seaside resorts on the beautiful coast.
Otranto is a paradise for all nature lovers. It seems made just for the purpose of holding the interest of the traveller in search of new sensations and appealing to his imagination.
Very famous touristical place, Otranto offers several hotels, restaurants, shops, supermarkets, banks. The town overlooks the beautiful beaches with white and fine sand and the clear water. Otranto offers the possibility to enjoy and to relax with its several pubs, open-air performances, discos.