From San Foca you can easily reach the Ionic Coast of Salento. You can rent a car or avail of the advantage of the “Salento in Bus” which stops at Gallipoli and Porto Cesario.
The coast overlooking the Ionian sea is a true spectacle of nature: the absence of rivers makes clear waters, limestone rocks create a fine sand and white hues. The combination of sand and sea life to a strip of paradise is very similar to those of the tropics. The most popular place of the ionian coast of Salento, are Gallipoli e Porto Cesareo.
The town of Gallipoli is divided into two parts respectively called Borgo and Centro Storico, connected by a bridge. The Borgo is the modern part of the city and is located to the east, on a promontory, while the Centro Storico is the old town, located to the west on a calcareous origin island.