Museum in Gallipoli

Museo Civico

Founded in 1878, this dusty museum is a 19th-century time capsule featuring fish heads, ancient sculptures, a 3rd-century-BC sarcophagus and other weird stuff.
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…
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 Building in Gallipoli

Farmacia Provenzana

A beautifully decorated pharmacy dating from 1814.