Brindisi, Italy



Brindisi is an ancient city in the Italian region of Puglia, the capital of the province of Brindisi. In the 21st century, Brindisi serves as the home base of the San Marco Regiment, a naval brigade originally known as the La Marina Regiment. The city has plenty to offer in terms of quaint little streets, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and interesting nightlife.

Brindisi has many beautiful sandy beaches which can be easily reached. The water is a pleasant temperature and is ideal for windsurfing and sailing. There are also plenty of nearby attractions such as the plateau of Le Murge, the Salentine Peninsula and the mountains, forests and beaches of the Gargano Promontory.

Things to See & Do

* Chiesa del Cristo
* Cathedral
* Provincial Archaeological Museum
* Swabian Castle

General information

Cruise Season - Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language - Italian
Land Area - 328 km²
Population - 90,000 approx
Electricity - 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code - 010

Port Location - The port of Brindisi is located close to the city centre.

Travel Links - Brindisi is home to the Papola-Casale Airport, located 6 km outside the city's center. The airport (IATA: BDS) is served by Air Berlin, TuiFly, My Air, Alpi Eagles, Alitalia, AirOne and Ryanair. Brindisi is also a major ferry port, with routes to Greece and elsewhere.