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Centro Storico di Gallipoli

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Cosy Town (Kalli Polis) on the Ionian Sea

It is a limestone island, founded by the Greek, linked with a bridge which has been built in the... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
novellizaza
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Worth a visit

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

Reviewed 30 September 2018
d8smt
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Reading, United Kingdom
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All reviews centro storico old town beautiful town fish market ionian sea the main street gelato local train nice area city centre plenty of parking lovely walk fishing port olive press shopping area well worth the trip narrow streets
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

It is a limestone island, founded by the Greek, linked with a bridge which has been built in the 16th century. We were impressed by the narrow beach called La Puritate, under the city walls. The so called Greek Fountain with mythological figures. And the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank novellizaza
Reviewed 15 October 2018

It is nice to walk along the old wall and look at the sea and there are some nice streets but there are hordes of loud tourists in tuk-tuks blaring annoying music and the restaurants barring a few small gems are not very authentic. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Estueban
Reviewed 9 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.
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