Here’s how to reach Nardò and the Salento region.
How to get there by plane:
Puglia is served by two airports – Bari (BRI) in the north and Brindisi (BDS) in the centre. Brindisi offers the easiest access to Salento (www.aeroportidipuglia.it), the southern part of Puglia, and is closest to Nardò. It’s a 50 mile drive to Nardò, which takes less than an hour, compared with a 130 mile drive, of two hours length, from Bari airport (www.aeroportidipuglia.it).
Some non-stop flights to Brindisi and Bari:
- From Germany, Ryanair has nons-stop flights from Berlin and Düsseldorf to Bari, Lufthansa and Transavia/Air Dolimiti have a non-stop flight from Munich to Bari, TUIFly has a non-stop flight from Stuttgart to Brindisi, Germanwings has non-stop flights from Stuttgart to Bari and from Cologne to Brindisi
- From Great Britain, Ryanair has non-stop flights from London Stansted and Manchester to Brindisi or Bari
- From Belgium, Ryanair has non-stop flights From Brussels-Charleroi to Brindisi and Bari
- From Spain, Vueling and Iberia have non-stop flights from Barcelona, Volotea has non-stop flights in summer from some islands
- From Greece, Aegean Airlines has a non-stop flight from Athens to Bari, and Volotea has some directs flights from the Greek islands
- From the Netherlands, Transavia has a non-stop flight from Amsterdam, Ryanair has a non-stop flight from Eindhoven
- From France, Ryanair has non-stop flights from Paris-Beauvais to Bari and Brindisi
- From Switzerland, Easyjet has non-stop flights from Basel and Geneva to Brindisi, Alitalia has a non-stop flight from Geneva to Brindisi, and Air Berlin has a non-stop flight from Zurich to Brindisi, Ryanair has a non-stop flight from Zurich to Bari
- From some Eastern Europe countries, Wizzair has non-stop flights to Bari from Bucharest, Budapest, Cluj-Napoca, Katowice, Prague, Sofia, Timosoara, Vilnius and Warsaw Chopin
If you’re already in Italy you can fly to Brindisi from Bologna, Milano, Pisa, Genova, Rome, Torino, Venice or Verona. Check flights with Alitalia, Ryanair and Volotea. Or might take a train to Lecce.
If you prefer not to rent a car, you might also check regional bus lines on: www.pugliairbus.aeroportidipuglia.it.
How to get there by car:
From Brindisi airport, follow the signs towards Brindisi/Lecce and take the SS613 (fast road) heading south to Lecce. When you reach the Lecce ring road, look for the signs to Gallipoli. Further on, take the exit for Nardò (zona industriale). Continue forward into Nardò until you reach the second set of traffic lights, where you’ll see a small ornate pavilion shaped monument. The center being partially car free, park you car outside the old town. From the lights go straight on by foo and you will find yourself in the old town centre of Nardò, at max 300 meters of the apartments.
From Bari airport, follow the signs to the motorway and take the direction Bari/Brindisi. After about an hour, you will reach the Brindisi ring roads, then follow the route above (from Brindisi).
How to get there by train:
Lecce railway station is the last stop on the national network. Ferrovia Sud Est is the network that serves Salento and you’ll find their ticket office on platform 1 of Lecce station, or consult their website at: www.fseonline.it for timetables and destinations. Their service operates from Monday to Saturday.
So this is how to get there, fairly simple. Don’t hesitate to contact us for further information.