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Brindisi, Italy Luxury Cruises

Often referred to throughout history as the Gateway to the East, the charming city of Brindisi has played a pivotal role in Italian history, due to its ideal location on a peninsula stretching out into the Adriatic Sea. The port is a popular cruise destination due to its Mediterranean climate and examples of historic architecture dating back to the Middle Ages. The region also boasts stunning natural scenery and a number of environmentally protected areas, nature reserves and parks.

Sightseeing in Brindisi

The ancient city of Brindisi is littered with a stunning range of historic architecture, from grand castles and fortresses to intricately designed churches and temples. Walking through the city centre or hiking across vast nature reserves, such as Forest Cerano and Bosco Santa Terra and Lucci, are fantastic excursion opportunities, allowing tourists and locals to appreciate the regions outstanding natural beauty.

Castello Grande

Castello Grande, which translates to Large Castle, dates back to the 13th century when it was erected by Emperor Frederick II. The castle was abandoned for centuries until 1813 when it was turned into a prison by Joachim Murat. It was later used by the Italian navy but now stands as a historic monument celebrating Brindisi’s culture and heritage

Zoo Safari Fasanolandia

The Zoo Safari Fasanolandia is Italy’s largest wildlife park, where an amazing variety of animals, including lions, tigers, bears, elephants, giraffes and camels roam amongst the park’s thriving Mediterranean foliage. The zoo also contains a wonderful bird and reptile sanctuary as well as diverse ocean area for aquatic animals.

Egnazia Archaeological Park

The Egnazia Archaeological Park contains fascinating discoveries dating back as far as the Roman era and earlier. The finds are mostly from the ancient town of Gnathia, with some artefacts having been identified to have originated during the Messapian age. The park is a must-see for people with an interest in ancient history and culture.

Shopping in Brindisi

Brindisi offer visitors an excellent shopping experience, with a plethora of stalls and shops to choose from. The entire region of Puglia, where Brisindi is located, boasts an amazing range of shops selling local arts and crafts as well as souvenirs including ceramics, fabrics and leather goods alongside many independent stores, where visitors can purchase local produce such as wine, olives, cheese and sweets. One of the most popular shopping districts in the area can be found at Lecce, which is well known for its multi-coloured masks, statues and ornaments.

Eating out in Brindisi

The local dishes of Brindisi are mostly seafood based, as the city is famous as a sea port and fishing district. Fabulous seafood restaurants can be found all over the city, serving delicious local delicacies including swordfish, oysters, urchins and bluefish based meals. Brisindi is also well known for its production of cheeses, which are readily available across the entire region. Aside from traditional Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, the city also contains a variety of fabulous restaurant serving international dishes including Sushi, Thai and classic western meals. Be sure to remember that locals enjoy their siesta, so many eateries stay closed for most of the afternoon until late evening.

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Gems Of The Venetian Empire
  01 May 2021
  Seabourn Ovation
  14 nights
  Europe

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  01 May 2021
  Seabourn Ovation
  7 nights
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  07 May 2021
  Azamara Journey
  13 nights
  Mediterranean

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Golden Horn To The Grand Canal
  19 June 2021
  Seabourn Ovation
  14 nights
  Europe

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  26 June 2021
  Seabourn Ovation
  7 nights
  Europe

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  18 September 2021
  Seabourn Ovation
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  Europe

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  09 October 2021
  Azamara Quest
  10 nights
  Europe

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