Ferry to Otranto

Passengers traveling by ferry to Otranto arrive in a small town of Italy on the east coast of Salento!

When traveling to the destination Otranto one is taken to a port of great historical importance. In 1480 it was invaded by Turks and the bones of 813 martyrs are placed in its amazing cathedral, in a glass case behind the altar. There one can also see the city’s main attraction, the famous medieval mosaic floor the work of a single monk. Religious, mythical and pagan figures, such as Noah and Alexander the Great are some of the elements composing that great masterpiece. 

Ferry to Otranto takes you to a small place ideal for a day trip or longer vacations. The town’s center is still surrounded by the walls of the old castle traveling you back in time. Walkthrough the streets of Otranto with its small souvenir shops and the large variety of cafes and restaurants. Take a stroll down the port and please yourself with a drink gazing at the open sea. The town also has many beautiful beaches to offer so don’t forget to pay them a visit before taking a ferry from Otranto. The famous beach of Baia Dei Turchi is situated in the north part of Otranto and can be reached by car or local busses during the summertime. One can also visit the rocky cove of Porto Badisco.

Otranto is 43 nautical miles from the Greek island of Othoni and has a population of 5.400 residents. Ferry routes Otranto start from the ports of Corfu and Paxi. The sailing duration from Corfu is 2.5 hours and from Paxi 3 hours and 45 minutes.

Ferry Port Otranto

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How to get to Otranto Port

Otranto's port is located only 1.5km away from the city center. Get to Otranto port by using the following transportation means.


Board on the line 101 bus from Stazione FSE and in 3 minutes you will be at the port with the cost of 2 euros. More information at the Otranto Βus.


Grab a taxi and reach your destination. Further details in Otranto Taxis.

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