Taranto (Puglia)

Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Taranto is called "The City of Two Seas". Located on a spit of land that separates the open sea, it divides what are known as Mar Grande and Mar Piccolo. An artificial channel connects the two parts of the city. It is surmounted by the famous Swing Bridge, beyond which lies the heart of old Taranto, an ancient Medieval town comprised of the Cathedral of San Cataldo, the Aragonese Castle, also known as Castel Sant'Angelo, and many other monuments that recount of its ancient origins. Taranto is also an important commercial and military port with well-developed steel and iron foundries, oil refineries, chemical works, naval shipyards, and food-processing factories.

Puglia Highlights

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Where is Taranto

Top Experiences in Puglia

Best places to stay in Puglia

Properties for sale in Puglia

Town - City Home in Nardo
Villa in Castellaneta
Other in Ostuni
Villa in Ceglie Messapica
Detached House in Carovigno
Villa in Ceglie Messapica
Villa in Fasano
Country Home - Restored in Corigliano d'Otranto

Recipes From Puglia

Our recipe of the week is a tasty appetizer dish by writer and blogger Coral Sisk
Typical Easter Cake Made in Puglia: Scarcelle
Pomodori gratinati alla pugliese
Friselle are a kind of dry bread made in Puglia with durum wheat and barley

What others are saying about Puglia

I am looking for someone to do a deep, thorough clean in my home in the Ceglie Messapica area.

Can anyone advise a suitable company or person?


Carol and David 

@Frederick asks:

If anyone can help. 

We are in the process of purchasing a 3 cone Trullo in Puglia, which needs extensive restoration. Total internal floor area is circa 60sqm. I have read alot about the process involves, re "geometra" and skilled builders. 

@BertG asks:

Buon giorno!

im Dutch; my partner is Russian.I have kids in Holland from first marriage. I’m the only ownership of the house.   Does someone know In case of death