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2026 Mediterranean Discovery

Azura 18 Jun 2026 7 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Valletta

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Itinerary: Valletta, Malta - Taranto - Corfu - Cephalonia - Catania, Sicily - Valletta, Malta
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2026 Mediterranean Gems

Azura 03 Sep 2026 7 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Valletta

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Itinerary: Valletta, Malta - Kotor - Dubrovnik, Croatia - Corfu - Taranto - Valletta, Malta
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Azura's 2025 Mediterranean Escape

Azura 01 May 2025 7 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Valletta

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Itinerary: Valletta, Malta - Split, Croatia - Dubrovnik, Croatia - Corfu - Taranto - Valletta, Malta
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What to see in Taranto

Taranto, a historic coastal city in southern Italy, offers a captivating blend of ancient history and maritime charm. Its sun-drenched beaches, archaeological wonders and vibrant atmosphere make it a delightful destination for travellers seeking a taste of Italy's rich heritage and Mediterranean allure.

Taranto is steeped in ancient history, and a visit to its archaeological sites provides a fascinating glimpse into the city's past. Begin your exploration at the National Archaeological Museum, home to an extensive collection of artefacts from the ancient Greek colony of Taras. Marvel at the exquisite Greek pottery, sculptures and jewellery, including the famous gold diadem of Taranto. The museum also houses an impressive collection of artefacts from the nearby archaeological sites. Delve into Taranto's history by exploring its underground. Beneath the modern city lies a network of underground passages and chambers that once served as a thriving Roman marketplace. Guided tours provide an eerie and educational experience, allowing you to wander through this subterranean world and learn about the city's ancient roots.

Taranto’s historic centre, known as Città Vecchia, is a charming labyrinth of narrow streets, historic buildings and coastal promenades that invite exploration. Begin your journey in Città Vecchia at the Aragonese Castle, a medieval fortress perched on a small island that's connected to the mainland by a bridge. Explore the castle's ramparts, courtyards and historic exhibits. The panoramic views from the castle offer a breathtaking perspective of Taranto and the surrounding sea.

Taranto’s location along the Ionian Sea has always been central to its identity, and you can explore the city's maritime heritage through various experiences. Visit the Taranto Maritime Museum, dedicated to the history of naval and maritime traditions in the region. The museum showcases a wide range of artefacts, including ancient ships, navigational instruments and maritime art. It offers insights into Taranto's seafaring legacy.


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