Nestled on the coast in amongst a beautiful nature reserve in the Italian Province of Lecce is the tranquil town of Portoselvaggio. Many travellers opt for a Portoselvaggio holiday each year, particularly if they are looking to relax in peaceful surroundings, close to nature. A Portoselvaggio holiday rental apartment will offer stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea as well as coming equipped with all the facilities you need for a stress-free stay.
The town has several clean, sandy beaches nearby and as a result it is the perfect spot for a bit of diving, swimming, sailing, windsurfing and water skiing. Other activities available on a Portoselvaggio holiday include tennis, golf, cycling, walking and hiking. One of the biggest attractions of Portoselvaggio is the 400 hectares of unspoilt nature, also making this destination the ideal choice for artists or bird watchers.
Should you decide to explore the surrounding area when on a Portoselvaggio holiday then there are many wonderful towns and cities worth visiting for the day. Approximately half an hour's drive from Portoselvaggio is the historic town of Gallipoli. The town is made up of two parts, the modern town and the old town. Amongst the sights worth seeing in Gallipoli are the Church of the Holy Crucifix, which dates back to the 18th century; the 16th century Palazzo Pirelli and the 13th century Angevine-Aragonese Castle. If you can make it to the town on the 23rd July, the town holds the Feast of Santa Cristina which includes a colourful boat procession and fireworks.
It is highly likely that the weather will play an important role in your Portoselvaggio holiday and you will want to know what to expect before you go. The village experiences a climate that is typically Mediterranean in nature, which means that there are warm summers and cool winters. July, August and September are the most popular times of the year for travellers to visit as this is when daytime temperatures can reach as high as 29 degrees Celsius. The cooler months, from December through to February, see the temperature cool down to around 13 degrees Celsius at the most. The annual rainfall amount for Portoselvaggio is approximately 16 inches.
Travellers on a Portoselvaggio holiday can land at Brindisi Airport (BDS), which is approximately 50 miles away from the village. Air operators that offer frequent flight deals to Brindisi include Alitalia, Air France, KLM, Aer Lingus and Ryanair. Passengers can begin their fantastic Portoselvaggio holiday by departing from many UK airports such as Stansted (STN), Manchester (MAN), Newcastle(NCL), Belfast (BFS) and Aberdeen (ABZ).