Attractions

Cathedral in Gallipoli

Cattedrale di Sant'Agata

On the island, Gallipoli's 17th-century cathedral is a baroque beauty that could compete with anything in Lecce. Not surprisingly, Giuseppe Zimbalo, who helped beautify Lecce's Santa Croce basilica, worked on the fa…
Historic Site in Gallipoli

Frantoio Ipogeo

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 on…
Museum in Gallipoli

Museo Civico

Founded in 1878, this dusty museum of history and natural history is a 19th-century time capsule, featuring fish heads, ancient sculptures, a 3rd-century-BC sarcophagus, a whale skeleton and other eclectic stuff.
Historic Building in Gallipoli

Farmacia Provenzana

Now housing a cometics- and fragrance-shop, this beautifully decorated pharmacy dates to 1814.