Certainly there are a lot of reasons.The most
important is to know the Region Salento!The Salento
offers You long beautiful sandy beaches and
crystal-clear sea water,that act as frame to the
maquis;in particular the Ionian south coast from
Leuca,Torre Vado and Gallipoli.Yes,exactly
Torre Vado where are situated your holiday flats.Torre
Vado,coast of Morciano di Leuca is situated on the
Ionian sea at 6 kilometres from Leuca.
The story of Torre Vado:
Torre Vado is developed,year after year,around a
Saracen tower of the’500.The Spanish has built
fortifications from Naples to S.Maria di Leuca to
the Abruzzi to defend their country against the
Turkish and the Saracens landings.This tower gaved
the name to the locality;there aren’t documents that
can explain the etymology of the place-name.
The most accredited interpretations remembered the
Latin origin from “vadum=guado” thanks to the
existence of a little natural landing-place placed
at the foot of the tower;on the contrary a Spanish
interpretation let derive the name from “ovado”
because of the notefishiness of the marine
Torre Vado is beautiful:beautiful his territory
sloping towards the sea;beautiful his landscape sill
secure of men’s devastated intervention;beautiful
his small port with his wharves covered with big
Here You can hire boats or participate in different
excursion(example:grottoes of S.Maria di Leuca).
Diving-Service gives You the opportunity to
partecipate in underwater-course.
There is also the possibility to visit the small
towns near Torre Vado and Torre Pali:beautiful
churches,old farms of the late Renaissance;bizantine
crypt;world-famous archaeological area;”Pajare”
typical old stonehouses from this region).
And of course Nature everywhere old olivetrees and
this region You can eat :fresh fish,mussels,home-made
“pasta” like “Orecchiette,Sagne and Minghiareddi”
very good “Antipasti and a lot of other
goodnesses.It is necessary to drink our very good
red wine and to taste our delicate olive-oil.
In Torre Vado and in Torre Pali there are naturally:
Baker’s shop (Cornettis are very good);Food shop/grocers;Fruit
and vegetables shops;Restaurants;pizza-shops;Pubs;Beer-houses;Tabacco
shops;ice-cream shops ;Coffee-houses;Newspaper kiosk;Merry-go-rounds.
Market-days:Torre Pali:every Tuesday;Torre Vado:every
Feasts:In the evening,in July and in August, in
different towns take place the typical “SAGRA”. Here
,You can taste our specialities!Of course there are
also folkloristic music from the Salento and our
very good red
Come along,then and spend your holidays in our
Region!You will know a new beautiful reality!!!!!
motorway A14 exit Bari north- street Bari - Brindisi
Lecce - Gallipoli - Ugento - Leuca exit Torre Vado.
railway-station F.F. S.S. till Lecce (Km 60)
railway-station south-east till Presicce (Km 10).
By aeroplane: Airport
from Brindisi Km 100.
FSE (Ferrovie Sud
Est) Lecce 0832.668273