Located on the heel of Italy's boot, Brindisi played an important maritime role for the Romans, but it was originally an ancient Greek settlement.
Many visitors to Brindisi pass through en route to the ferry to either Greece or Albania. However, several fascinating churches, a couple of castles, the historic town center or a visit to the place where Roman poet Virgil died in 19 BC can help travelers enjoy the wait for the next ferry.
In particular, visit the 11th-century cathedral in the Pi... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2014 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.