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Centro Storico di Gallipoli

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Worth a visit, pretty little town that will keep you busy for a couple of hours. Plenty of parking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Reading, United Kingdom
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Pretty 17th century island town that is magnet for tourists

The day we visited a cruise ship was in port so the old centre was crowded with "packaged" tourists... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Darrel J
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73014, Gallipoli, Italy
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All reviews centro storico old town beautiful town fish market the main street local train narrow streets nice area lovely walk fishing port shopping area well worth the trip nice place couple of days olive oil press tourist trap worth a visit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrible tourist-scam; The full village is very tourism-focused with having many restaurants and bar's that are really oriented towards the international market, and nothing here is autentic expect the location in the sea, and i can imagine the beach is also nice altough the stretch...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit, pretty little town that will keep you busy for a couple of hours. Plenty of parking down the side streets off the main road leading up to the bridge, plenty of history and some nice hidden gems of architecture down the nature...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The day we visited a cruise ship was in port so the old centre was crowded with "packaged" tourists & shopkeepers touting their tacky wares. However we circumnavigated the island in relative uncrowded peace & really enjoyed architecture & quiet alley ways

Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a lot to see ! Of course we approached through Corso Roma stopping several times along We wandered then on the Lungomare Marconi and up on the Riviera Sauro and some of its lateral alleys. There you could pervceive the air of an...More

Thank Cetatzeni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are some nice little streets in Gallpolli. Narrow lanes, nice buildings and interesting architecture. However, the whole town seemed a little too touristy selling tourist tat and even a Christmas goods shop in September! A nice town a bit spoilt by tourism. The Duomo...More

Thank Nastame
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first time in Gallipoli and we are definitely impressed by the magnificence and vitality of the city. In the summer the streets are full of people of any kind. There are restaurants and pub of any kind, the atmposhere is great. Very...More

Thank Estueban
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Lively, old, new, carnival-like yet somehow dignified....the Centre of Gallipoli is charming, refined, loud and brash, blingy, but fun and serious about fun. There are alot of good places to shop, eat, while away time and people watch. There is a superior fish market, incredible...More

2  Thank Michael A
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We visited for the day. The bus station sets the tone for the place, being in a dusty, scruffy part of town about a mile from anywhere interesting. Once we had schlepped down an uninspiring high street and into the old town we were accosted...More

1  Thank HelenB4600
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We heard on the news that they had 40% less of tourism however for us was already quite crowded. The little old centre though it’s lovely and very nice to walk around.

Thank Dblondon1
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Visiting on a Saturday night we werent sure what we would find however simply driving towards the centro storico we found a car park next to the port which was free for the evening. 73014 Gallipoli. From there we strolled around the old part of...More

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Response from Rene K | Reviewed this property |
Hello The peninsula is a ZTL and at least we where informed by our agent not to drive there. Since we had our B&B on the peninsula we were allowed to load and unload close to the apartment.