Frantoio Ipogeo

sights / Historic

Frantoio Ipogeo information

Location
Gallipoli , Italy
Address
Via Antonietta de Pace 87
Telephone
+390 338 1363063
Prices
admission €1.50
Opening hours
10am-noon
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This is only one of some 35 olive presses buried in the tufa rock below the town. It was here, between the 16th and early 19th centuries, that local workers pressed Gallipoli's olive oil, which was then stored in one of the 2000 cisterns carved beneath the old town.