Gallipoli is a coastal town in Apulia, southern Italy. The historic center, on an island off the mainland, shelters churches like St. Agatha’s Cathedral, with its ornate facade. Nearby, the Church of St. Mary of Purity has a maiolica tiled floor. Gallipoli Castle includes the Rivellino tower, standing apart from the main building. Across the bridge, on the mainland, is the Greek Fountain, dating from the Renaissance.
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Walks: Santo Stefano di Sessanio In Southern Italy
Santo Stefano di Sessanio is a comune and hill town in the province of L’Aquila in the Abruzzo region of southern Italy. Located in the Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park, in the highest region of the Apennines, this medieval hill town sits adjacent to the high plain of Campo Imperatore.
Beach Walks: Tropea In Calabria, Southern Italy
Tropea is a small town on the east coast of Calabria, in southern Italy. It’s known for its clifftop historic center, beaches and prized red onions. Built on a former Byzantine cemetery, the 12th-century cathedral has marble sarcophagi and a painting of the Madonna of Romania, the town’s protector. Nearby is a viewpoint over the hills. The centuries-old Santa Maria dell’Isola Church is on a rock overlooking the sea.
Views: Scilla In Calabria, Southern Italy (4K)
Scilla is a town and comune in Calabria, Italy, administratively part of the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria. It is the traditional site of the sea monster Scylla of Greek mythology.
Views: A Postcard From The Amalfi Coast, Italy
Travel to the Amalfi Coast with our latest Postcard video, featuring gin-clear waters and sunset views along the southern Italy coastline. Start with a snapshot of Positano, the surreally beautiful cliffside village, and explore the handmade pieces available at Ceramica Assunta, established more than 70 years ago. Move on to the Monastero Santa Rosa hotel in the town of Conca dei Marini before taking a Sorrento Luxury Boat Tour. Check out art galleries, churches, the renowned Path of the Gods hike and finish with traditional pasta alle vongole. Watch now to be transported.
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Walking Tour: Otranto In Apulia, Southern Italy (4K)
Otranto is a coastal town in southern Italy’s Apulia region. It’s home to the 15th-century Aragonese Castle and 11th-century Otranto Cathedral, with a rose window and ornate mosaic flooring. At the harbor, Torre Matta tower has sweeping sea views. Nearby beaches include the popular Alimini Beach. Inland are 2 lakes: the saltwater Alimini Grande and spring-fed Alimini Piccolo. South is the Punta Palascìa lighthouse.
Video timeline: 0:00 Drone intro and Map 1:29 Port of Otranto 4:31 Aragonese Castle 6:15 Via Immacolata 10:08 Seafront of Heros 25:10 Porta Terra 26:00 Porta Alfonsina 28:38 Cathedral of Saint Mary 34:39 Aragonese Castle 37:40 Walking on City Walls 47:46 Seafront of Heros 51:55 Beach of Otranto 56:36 Albi Beach
Boat Tour: Gargano Coast Puglia, Southern Italy (4K)
A Boat ride and tour along the 𝗚𝗮𝗿𝗴𝗮𝗻𝗼 𝗖𝗼𝗮𝘀𝘁, region 𝗣𝘂𝗴𝗹𝗶𝗮, south of Italy, starting from the town of Peschici, to Vieste, along the main attractions and inside the most beautiful caves / grotte.
Video timeline: 0:00 – [Brief intro] 2:00 – [Boat tour begins / Peschici Harbour☀️] 4:07 – [Peschici] 6:42 – [The Bay of “Trabucchi”☀️] 7:44 – [The Bay of St.Nicola] 8:39 – [The Bay of Zaiana☀️] 8:59 – [Trabucco of Punta Manacora☀️] 9:33 – [Bay of Manacora] 10:53 – [Bay of Cala Lunga] 11:13 – [Watchtowers and their history☀️] 11:46 – [Cala dei Turchi☀️] 12:28 – [Bay of Gusmay] 13:06 – [Abandoned Trabucco☀️] 13:27 – [Bay of Manacore☀️] 19:24 – [Tower of Sfinale☀️] 20:10 – [Bay of Sfinale] 21:00 – [Bay of Crovatico☀️] 22:07 – [Island of Chianca☀️] 22:49 – [Spiaggia Lunga (Long Bay)☀️] 30:53 – [The city of Vieste☀️] 33:18 – [Lighthouse of Vieste / Island of St.Eufemia☀️] 34:19 – [Punta St.Francesco and Church of St.Francis☀️] 35:02 – [Pizzomunno and the history of Cristalda and Pizzomunno☀️] 36:26 – [Beach of Pizzomunno☀️] 41:12 – [Bay of Portonuovo] 42:17 – [“High coast of Gargano”☀️] 43:41 – [Paradise Bay☀️] 44:25 – [Arch of St.Felice☀️] 46:00 – [Bay of St.Felice] 48:00 – [Grotta della Campana / Bell Cave☀️] 51:11 – [The “Head of the Gargano”☀️] 54:00 – [Grotta Sfondata / Crashed Cave☀️] 57:48 – [Grotta dei due occhi / Cave of the two eyes☀️] 1:00:48 – [Bay of Campi] 1:03:40 – [Cave of the Tomatoes☀️] 1:08:23 – [Arch of Porto Greco☀️] 1:13:02 – [Bay & Cave of Pugnochiuso (closed hand bay)☀️] 1:15:43 – [Bay of Portopiatto] 1:17:14 – [Lighthouse of Pugnochiuso☀️] 1:17:55 – [Bay of Pergola☀️] 1:20:35 – […the hand of the giant…☀️] 1:21:49 – [Cave of Padre Pio☀️] 1:23:29 – […a skull…☀️] 1:25:31 – [Grotta dell’Amore / Cave of Love☀️] 1:29:00 – [Bay of Vignanotica☀️] 1:33:21 – [Baia dei Colori / Bay of Colours☀️] 1:40:16 – [Bay of Zagare☀️] 1:42:00 – […horse drinking…☀️] 1:43:10 – [Bay of Mattinata and Saracen Mountain☀️]
Village Walks: Sperlonga In Southern Italy (4K)
Sperlonga is a coastal town in the province of Latina, Italy, about halfway between Rome and Naples. It is best known for the ancient Roman sea grotto discovered in the grounds of the Villa of Tiberius containing the important and spectacular Sperlonga sculptures, which are displayed in a museum on the site.
Video timeline: 0:00 – [Drone intro] 2:00 – [Walking tour begins / Belvedere] 8:54 – [Freedom Square / Piazza della Libertà] 10:10 – […walking in the narrow alleys…] 13:00 – [Sea panorama through walls] 14:00 – […walking continues…] 18:48 – [Piazza della Libertà] 20:00 – […walking in the narrow alleys…] 26:15 – [Brief History☀️] 30:14 – [Church of St.Maria] 33:23 – [Murales remembering the saracens and the battles for Sperlonga☀️] 37:00 – […walking continues…] 54:23 – [Exit gate toward the sea] 57:00 – [Chapel of St.Rocco – 15th century] 1:00:00 – [Piazza Fontana] 1:05:21 – [Water Spring square] 1:07:00 – [Walking toward the Truglia Tower] 1:11:30 – [Tower Truglia☀️] 1:15:00 – [Descending to the port] 1:20:00 – [10 minutes of ambience sound of Sperlonga and its port]
Aerial City Views: Bari – Southern Italy (4K)
Bari is a port city on the Adriatic Sea, and the capital of southern Italy’s Puglia region. Its mazelike old town, Barivecchia, occupies a headland between 2 harbors. Surrounded by narrow streets, the 11th-century Basilica di San Nicola, a key pilgrimage site, holds some of St. Nicholas’ remains. To the south, the Murat quarter has stately 19th-century architecture, a promenade and pedestrianized shopping areas.
Walks: Locorotondo In Apulia, Southern Italy (4K)
Locorotondo is a town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy, with a population of about 14,000. The city is known for its wines and for its circular structure which is now a historical center, from which derives its name, which means “Round place”.
Video timeline: 0:00 – [Drone intro] 2:25 – [Walking tour begins / Garibaldi Garden] 4:00 – [Brief history☀️] 6:35 – [Piazza Vittorio Emanuele] 8:47 – […walking in the narrow alleys…] 14:04 – [Morelli Palace☀️] 17:00 – [Piazza Rodio] 18:10 – [Church of St.Mary Annunziata – *tour inside*☀️] 20:00 – […walking in the narrow alleys…] 23:50 – [Church of St.George – *brief tour inside* / mass present☀️] 26:05 – […walking in the narrow alleys…] 29:10 – [Church of St.Nicholas of Myra – *tour inside*☀️] 32:00 – […walking in the narrow alleys…] 37:03 – [Dante Square] 38:00 – [Largo Piave] 39:30 – [Chapel Mary of the Salvation – *tour inside*☀️] 42:00 – […walking in the narrow alleys…] 50:00 – [Exiting the old town – panorama and Via Nardelli] 54:00 – [Entering from the Eastern Gate..walking continues…] 1:05:45 – [Church of St.Rocco – *tour inside*☀️] 1:09:38 – [Church of Madonna della Greca – *tour inside*☀️] 1:12:30 – […walking continues…] 1:15:10 – [Re-entering from the Eastern Gate] 1:22:00 – [Piazza Vittorio Emanuele]