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...
Il Covo dei Mori
A popular bar serving aperitivi and snacks is Il Covo dei Mori .
Smart, chic and favoured by locals, this is Otranto’s most famous fish restaurant, situated in an ace position for people-watching,...
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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).