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Baia dei Turchi, Otranto

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Beach · Nature / Park
At the foot of a forested hill, Baia dei Turchi offers wide stretches of white sand interspersed with sun-bleached, rocky outcroppings. Relax on one of the lounge chairs, or immerse yourself in the warm Mediterranean waters. Afterward, you can stop by one of the area's bars. See Baia dei Turchi and all Otranto has to offer by arranging your trip with our Otranto driving holiday planner.
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  • The bay owes its name to a historical fact (the Turkish invasion of Otranto and the consequent siege). The sea is beautiful and there is a natural swimming pool. Few bathing establishments. From a...  more »
  • Drove up to this beach for a bathe. It is lovely, but be aware that you have to park quite a way from the beach and it is a walk through the wooded area. Once there, no facilities on the beach, but....  more »
  • Beautiful clean water. Sandy and fairly shallow quite a long way out. No sharp stones etc. Eur10 for beach bed for the day. One bar with reasonable priced panini and cold drinks..
  • It is far away from the main road. The parking and bus ride to the beach aren't costly but you still have to walk quite a ways once you get off the bus and the beach is small.
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