Discover Holidays to Taranto
Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Taranto is the capital of the Province of Taranto and is an important commercial port as well as the main Italian naval base. A fascinating heritage, ancient architecture and gorgeous landscapes will greet you on your holidays to Taranto.
At around four and a half hours flight from London, and with a whole host of excellent deals on flights and accommodation available at loveholidays, you could be heading off on your holidays to Taranto sooner than you think.
Explore Taranto Holidays
Taranto has a multitude of sites of historic value, and it is a real pleasure to wander around, taking photographs, sketching, or simply enjoying the sense of history all around you. The Aragonese Castle here was built with the intention to protect the town from the Turks' frequent raids in the 15th century. The castle replaced a pre-existing fort which was deemed unfit for 15th century warfare.
The old town in Taranto, including Piazza Fontana, Saint Domenico's church, Madonna della Salute Sanctuary, and a number of old palazzi, is standing exactly as it did a thousand years ago, when the Byzantines rebuilt what the Saracens had razed to the ground in 927 AC. The picturesque alleyways, arches and stairwells, along with the old craftsmen workshops contribute to its wonderful atmosphere. Allow yourself to get lost in the winding lanes, and listen to the sounds of the locals going about their life all around you.
The weather in Taranto is generally glorious from March to October with temperatures soaring between June and September. Winters are more unpredictable, and much cooler.
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