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Superb views

The coast from Otranto to Leuca still has several old watch towers (most of them still standing... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
beppo81
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Antwerp, Belgium
Good views

Today we could see Albania and one of the islands off Albania Park and mountains. Also the most... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
SimplyFred
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 Sep 2017
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Strada Provinciale 358, 73020 Santa Cesarea Terme, Italy
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

The coast from Otranto to Leuca still has several old watch towers (most of them still standing) that used to be part of an old watch guard system. Each of the tower was in sight of the next and they could report any alarm/danger coming...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Today we could see Albania and one of the islands off Albania Park and mountains. Also the most northerly island of Corfu was visible.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Great view. We stopped for a while when driving a seaside road towards Santa Cesarea Terme. The tower is dating back to 16th century (time of Spanish rule in that area), built as one of the watchtowers on the shore to allow early spotting of...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

This tower is part of the complex of watchtowers against possible invaders coming from the sea (mostly Turkish pirates), built in the sixteenth century by the Spanish government (which at that time ruled the Southern Italy) along the Salento coast; a complex which in turn...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Brun066
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