Punta Pizzo circuit - TREK

An easy trek in the nature of the Regional Natural Park of Punta Pizzo and Sant'Andrea island, south of Gallipoli (Lecce). A walk between the beautiful sea and the vegetation of the Salento coast, in a stretch marked by a spectacular "biodiversity".

Technical description: A 16 kilometers long trek loop path of a mixed sourface (sand-gravel-rock), starting from the mouth of the Samari Canal, south of Gallipoli. You cross the beautiful beach of Foggi and the inner edge of the pine forest. Then you continue on the coastal path that runs around Punta del Pizzo, you cross the coastal road and go towards Masseria Nova. From here you go towards the humid area of Foggi, crossing it up to the provincial road that takes back to the starting point.

Tech tips: Hiking, sand-proof, shoes. Enough water especially for the hottest days.  

Points of interest




Technical data

City of departure: Gallipoli

Departure: Foce canale Samari

City of arrival: Gallipoli

Arrival: Foce canale Samari

Length (Km): 16

Difficulty: hiking

Discipline: Trekking

Type of Itinerary: Half Day

Difference in height (m): 107

Difference in downhill (m): 107

Highest point (m): 37

Lowest point (m): 0

Duration (h.): 5

Cities crossed

Gallipoli (LE)