Hotels to remember: Nardò

Nardò: introduction

Nardò Hotel

A baroque jewel in the heart of Puglia's Salento region, Nardò welcomes visitors in the splendid square of Piazza Salandra, at the center of which there is a wonderfully ornate column erected in the 18th century in honour of the Immaculate Conception.

The town's principal buildings religious and pubic buildings are all situated around the square. Not far away lies Giovanni Maria Tarantino's magnificent baroque Church of San Domenico. The Castle, constructed between the 15th and 16th century, now houses Nardò's town hall.

In the nearby bay of Uluzzu a great number of artefacts testifying to the passage of prehistoric populations in the area have been found, artefacts so old as to have merited the classification of Uluzzian paleolithic.

Around about the 8th century B.C. the Messapics founded today's Nardò, giving the town the name "Nerito", derived from the Greek "nar" or water.

The water of the Ionian sea: another reason for which Nardò is an extremely popular tourist destination. Indeed, very few visitors can resist the temptation of taking a dip in the glorious sea which laps the beaches of Santa Maria al Bagno, Portoselvaggio, Santa Caterina and Sant'Isodoro.

Itineraries and travel ideas

Nardò: suggestions from the hotels

Vivosa Apulia Resort


Beatrice Longo

(Commercial consultant)

Beatrice Longo

At Vivosa Apulia Resort you will find a modern All Inclusive offer, relax, comfort and funny activities for adults and children. A... (Vivosa Apulia Resort) →

Masseria Relais Santa Teresa

4 Star Hotels


(Responsabile Commerciale)


Springtime in Salento allows you to enjoy mild temperatures. It's possible to take long walks or bike through the olive groves and... (Masseria Relais Santa Teresa) →

La Macchiola

Farmhouse Holidays

Anna Addario


Anna Addario

La macchiola is the best location where to discover the historical heritage of the south and where you can taste the real Salento food (La Macchiola) →

Nardò: places to see in the area