Taranto, Italy

Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, southern Italy. It is the capital of Province of Taranto and is an important commercial port as well as the main Italian naval base.

Taranto is a modern, industrial city with wide promenades and expensive shops. It has a beautiful Cathedral and a stunning fishing port, with fantastic theatres, nightlife and scrumptious seafood.

Things to See & Do

* Castello Arogonese
* Cathedral of San Cataldo
* Institute of Oceanography
* National Museum
* Lungomare Vittorio Emanuele III – Avenue of palms

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language – Italian
Land Area – 217 km²
Population – 205,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code – 39

Port Location – The port of Taranto is located in the Taranto harbor, in downtown Taranto.

Travel Links – The nearest airports are located at Bari and Brindisi. You can reach Taranto by plane with Ryanair. Trains are available from Milan, Rome, Bologna, Rimini and Bari.

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