Approximately 200,000 people call Taranto in Puglia home.
It’s situated 140 miles (225 kilometers) from Amalfi and 140 miles (225 kilometers) from Amalfi Coast.
To enjoy a little time travel in your trip, include a visit to the National Archaeological Museum of Taranto on your trip list and learn about the history of the area. One of the premier museums of its kind in the area, it’s a must-see destination. Another popular destination is the Parco Archeologico di Saturo.
An old religious gathering place, among the most popular of the many historic attractions in the city, is the Cathedral of San Cataldo. Visit this heritage site to discover its history as well as to admire the architecture.
Enjoy listening to the birds, chat with the fishermen and catch some rays at the local beach known as Campomarino Dunes. This is a great place to visit if you have had enough indoor activities. This beach is a serene stretch of coastline and well worth visiting.
The Parish of Nativity of the Virgin Mary is the perfect attraction for those who think they’ve seen everything in Taranto.