Hotels to remember: Gallipoli

Don Totu

San Cassiano

Furnirussi Tenuta Hotel

Serrano di Carpignano Salentino

From € 189.00

Patria Palace

Lecce

From € 68.00

Palazzo De Castro

Squinzano

From € 65.00

Masseria Pagani

Nardò

From € 135.00

La Macchiola

Spongano

Tenuta Centoporte

Giurdignano

Relais Petrusella

Giuggianello

Grand Hotel L'Approdo

Santa Maria di Leuca

Palazzo Guglielmo

Vignacastrisi

From € 105.00

Travel ideas

Gallipoli: introduction

Gallipoli Hotel

Gallipoli is today, the most important tourist center in the province of Lecce, and the most sought after International vacation destination of the Salento. Of ancient origins, Gallipoli grew from a small village, which developed around the commercial activity of the port due to its strategic position.

Its historic center is still perfectly intact, and appears almost like an island connected by a bridge to the new city. Among the most important sites of Gallipoli: the 16th century Castle which acts as a gateway to the city, the Ellenistic Fountain and the Civic Museum E.Barba. There is a flourishing tourist industry, linked to the sea with opportunities for water ski-ing and underwater fishing.

Not to be missed: the gastronomic traditions of Gallipoli, all linked to principal holidays: the zzeppole and ciciri e tria ccu li frizzuli (St Giuseppe); lu spazzatu of lamb and li milaffanti (Easter); gli gnocculieddhi cu la cernia (St Cristina); le pittule (St Lucia); pustraddhuzzi and pitteddhe (Christmas Eve).

Gallipoli: suggestions from the hotels

Anna Addario

(Proprietaria)

La Macchiola

Farmhouse Holidays

Anna Addario

La macchiola is the best location where to discover the historical heritage of the south and where you can taste the real Salento food (La Macchiola) →

Sergio Positano

(Amministratore)

Palazzo Guglielmo

Small Boutique Hotels

Sergio Positano

Stay at Palazzo Guglielmo to experience an authentic slice of life in Puglia. The 14/09/13 the Daily Telegraph has selected Palazzo Guglielmo four of the best places to stay in Puglia in Puglia. (Palazzo Guglielmo) →

Beatrice Longo

(Commercial consultant)

Iberotel Apulia

4 Star Hotels

Beatrice Longo

At Iberotel Apulia you will find a modern All Inclusive offer, relax, comfort and funny activities for adults and children. A natural pine forest is all that separates the resort from the turquoise Ionian Sea and its long gold-sanded beach. (Iberotel Apulia) →

Gallipoli: places to see in the area