Mosaics, skulls, crypts and biblical-meets-tropical imagery: Otranto's cathedral is like no other in Italy. The church was built by the...
Chiesa di San Pietro
Vivid Byzantine frescoes decorate the interior of this church, which was being restored at the time of writing. Follow the signs from...
Castello Aragonese Otranto
This squat, thick-walled fort, with the Charles V coat of arms above the entrance, has great views from the ramparts. There are some...
La Bella Idrusa
You can't miss this pizzeria right by the huge Porta Terra in the historic centre. Despite the tourist-trap location, the food doesn't...
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L'Altro Baffo information
This elegant modern restaurant near the castle – on a side street signed towards the cathedral – dishes up seafood with a contemporary twist. Try the raw fish tasting plate or the Otranto classic: polipo alla pignata (octopus stewed in a clay pot).