Gallipoli is a fishing village in the Salento peninsula. It faces the Ionian sea and presents both private and free sandy beaches. Regarded as a new seaside holiday destination, it is not difficult find ancient Masserie, sea view accommodations and romantic boutique hotels. Gallipoli means in Greek "beautiful city", indeed it is a pleasant town characterized by a little island, connected to the mainland with a nice bridge, where is located the historic centre of Gallipoli. Do not miss the evening and night life, the picturesque harbour and the famous fish market.