Escorted Rail Tours to Otranto
Picturesque Mediterranean scenery by the sea
Lying at the most easterly point of Italy's mainland, the charming town of Otranto boasts an attractive, car-free historic centre within its 15th century walls. This beautiful fishing community has some truly splendid monuments to its Greek, Byzantine and Sicilian Norman past. Each of these groups saw the strategic importance of a port that made for quick crossings to other European territories, ensuring Otranto always prospered.