Castro, the Pearl of Salento, with its gentle atmosphere, its enchanting sea, beautiful countryside with some of the most attractive tourist spots in Salento, on the Adriatic coast. 15 km from Otranto, 45 from Lecce, 50 from Gallipoli and 25 from Leuca. In a superb arching coastline which runs from Otranto to S. Maria di Leuca. There are approx. 2500 residents but in holiday season the city is full of tourists. When you explore Castra, you enter a quiet zone allowing you to forget the stress and chaos of the city. Here the blue sea and the greenery meet giving it a varied atmosphere. From the Medieval hamlet rich in history to the harbour where you can see archaeological ruins which act as shops for the fishermen, rocky peaks, rich flora and fauna, a paradise for divers. From the wonderful cuisine to its varied entertainment. Summer holiday resort with 3'000 inhabitants, in the western part of the region, directly by the sea, 23 km south from Otranto, 30 km north from S Maria di Leuca. In the resort: supermarket, grocery, bakery, post office, restaurant, bar.