Maruggio is located some 290 miles (467 kilometers) from Rome, the national capital.
Do visit the the Parish of Nativity of the Virgin Mary while you are in Maruggio.
Visiting just one town or city, no matter how popular, will only ever provide you with a glimpse into the wider qualities of a region. So try to set aside some time to tour Puglia's other sights and attractions. Taranto, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast, and Isola del Borgo Antico, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast of Maruggio are also worth visiting should you have the time.
Approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northeast of Maruggio is Brindisi, a regional city where you can explore Roman Column, Teatro Comunale di Brindisi and Hohenstaufen Castle. Church of Santa Maria del Casale, Church of San Giovanni al Sepolcro and Aragonese Castle are some other popular places to see for those who have time to spare.
Part the mists of time during your stay in this area. Take a trip to some of the traditional villages for which this place is famous. Experience Maruggio's spiritual side by spending a little quiet time at the area's churches and other places of worship.
If you are not the type of traveler to go on vacation simply to unwind, the Maruggio area offers plenty of action-packed activities like caving and hiking. The Puglia area offers travelers plenty of relaxing pursuits, such as camping and cycling.
You'll hate to bid "Ciao" (farewell) to this unique part of the world.