Gallipoli, Puglia, Salento, veduta del borgo antico
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Salento is a sub-peninsula of the main Italian peninsula, sometimes described as the "heel" of the Italian "boot".

The coasts above all offer a remarkable landscapes. They are varied, sandy and rocky, with pristine beaches and blue waters. Some of the most renowned locations in Salento are: Ostuni, Oria, Ugento, Manduria, Porto Cesareo, Gallipoli, Torre dell'Orso, Otranto, Santa Maria di Leuca, Lizzano, Pulsano, Santa Cesarea Terme.

Salento is a peaceful land full of history and traditions whose strong points are its natural and architectural beauties, hospitality, atmosphere, and of course sea and its coast.

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