One of the most captivating towns of Salento, Castro gives you the impression of a snow-white town (especially looking up from the sea). It consists of two parts, upper part (where the historic centre is) and Castro Marina (down near the sea). Historically it was one of the first cities in Salento to be elevated to the rank of county, it was also a bishopric seat till 1818 thanks to Leone II. Continue reading
While this trip you will see absolutely wonderful, magnificent and breathtaking views, the high headlands descending in the deep sea, the blooming nature, the white yachts leaving foam on the blue sea, the sky is so unreal blue and it makes the horizon so beautiful where there is the border between the sea and the sky… Continue reading
One day boat trip in opposite direction, departing from Otranto port to Insenatura Acquaviva, is one more way to enjoy Salento. During this trip the important places to stop and to enjoy swimming and snorkeling are Capo D’Otranto, Porto Badisco, Santa Cesarea Terme, Porto Miggiano, Grotta Zinzulusa, Castro Marina and Insenatura Acquaviva.
The festival in honor of Maria Santissima Annunziata, will take place in Castro, April 23-25
Tuesday, April 23
20:00 Opening of the festival with pyrotechnic effects combined with music by ANGELO MEGA (Scorrano) in the company of famous Italian comedian UCCIO DE SANTIS
20:30 Fish Sagra, stands with typical local dishes and rivers of beer, offered by the festival committee. Continue reading