There are a number of reasons to choose Martano for your next breakaway. Pleasant weather, fun activities and interesting, historic attractions are a few of those reasons. A holiday rental home in Martano will put you close to many of the most popular attractions, and you will soon feel like you are in your second home.
Whether you enjoy activities in the out of doors or want to learn more about the Italian lifestyle, there is plenty to do whilst on holiday to Martano. The beach is just a 5 minute drive, and it provides the chance for swimming, boating, fishing, snorkelling and more. Golf, tennis and hiking are also quite popular in the area. Most visitors are more than happy to take the time to learn about the local cuisine. Some enjoy it so much that they take a few classes at one of the nearby cooking schools. Another option is to visit some local wineries where you can participate in a wine tasting and learn about various aspects of the winemaking process.
Those who enjoy ancient architecture will find plenty to see whilst on holiday to Martano. The centre of the town is home to a medieval castle that was restored in the 1400’s yet still retains many original features. Other structures include an ancient monastery and churches, such as the Mother of Assumption and the Madonna del Rosario. The Lecce Province holds many more interesting sites to see. Among them are the ruins of the Roman amphitheatre and yet another church, the Basilica di Santa Croce.
Mild winters and pleasant summers define the weather in Martano. During the winter, the average low temperatures are between 4° and 6° C and the average highs are between 12° and 13° C. During the spring, the average low temperatures are between 8° and 12° C and the highs are between 15° and 19° C. During the summer the average lows are 16° to 19° C and average highs are 26° to 31° C. There is some rain each month. The least occurs during the summer with between 18 and 33 mm per month. The most rain falls during the winter with between 54 and 91 mm per month.
The closest airport to Martano is Brindisi Airport (BDS), located 59 km away. There is also a ferry in Brindisi. The nearest railway station is in Otranto, just a 10 minute drive from Martano. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.