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Historical Salento Peninsula will entice you

Enjoy the area's history, churches and wineries with a rental holiday home in Salento Peninsula. Renowned for its sightseeing, cafes and local tours, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Museo Archeologico Provinciale Francesco Ribezzo, Roman Amphitheater or Gallipoli Castle. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Salento Peninsula

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Salento Peninsula a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cantina Vecchia Torre (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Conti Zecca Winery (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Leone de Castris Winery (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Nardo Technical Center (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Parco Acquatico Splash (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Pista Go-kart (21.6 mi / 34.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Salento Peninsula

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Salento Peninsula is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Torre Chianca Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Torre Lapillo Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Porto Cesareo Marine Protected Area (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Punta Prosciutto Beach (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Selvaggio e Palude del Capitano (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Santa Maria al Bagno Beach (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Salento Peninsula

The nearest airport is in Brindisi (BDS-Papola Casale), located 23.1 mi (37.2 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Arnesano Monteroni di Lecce Station, Carmiano-Magliano Station and Salice-Veglie Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Salento?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 12,219 holiday rentals around Salento. From 2,788 Villas to 3,976 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Salento is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Salento?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Salento. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Ostuni: 3,088 holiday rentals
  • Martina Franca: 2,650 holiday rentals
  • Monopoli: 1,921 holiday rentals
  • Polignano a mare: 1,148 holiday rentals
  • Alberobello: 1,753 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Salento! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Salento?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Salento with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Ostuni: 3,088 holiday homes
  • Martina Franca: 2,650 holiday homes
  • Monopoli: 1,921 holiday homes
  • Polignano a mare: 1,148 holiday homes
  • Alberobello: 1,753 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Salento?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Salento. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • The Trulli of Alberobello: 3,162 holiday rentals
  • Santa Maria di Leuca Beach: 2,902 holiday rentals
  • Torre Canne Beach: 3,800 holiday rentals
  • Otranto Waterfront: 2,071 holiday rentals
  • Polignano a Mare Station: 1,744 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Salento listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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