HOW TO GET
Gagliano del Capo is located in the extreme southeastern tip of the Italian peninsula. To arrive by air, the primary airport is Brindisi which is only 100Km, alternatively the Bari airport which is 220km from Gagliano del Capo.
Coming from the North by rail, the reference station is that of Lecce at 70Km. The small train continues to the station of Gagliano del Capo. By car, once you arrive in Bari, follow for Brindisi, Lecce, Maglie, Santa Maria di Leuca.
Gagliano del Capo (Gaiànu in local language) is a town and comune in the Italian province of Lecce in the Apulia region of south-east Italy. It is known for an annual contemporary art festival called Capo d’Arte. It counts 5.271 inhabitants. Gagliano is located at the southern point of Salento Area together with the neighborhoods of Arigliano and San Dana.
The town is located 144 m above seal level and it lies in a valley included between its heights "Monte Tumasi" and "Monticelli." The municipality covers down to the coast and includes the villages of Arigliano, San Dana and Ciolo characterized by high rocky cove and the beauty of some caves of great historical-artistic value. Since october 2006, part of its territory is included in Otranto Coastal Park and in Santa Maria di Leuca and Tricase Forest, established by the Region of Puglia in order to safeguard the east coast of Salento, rich in precious architectural monuments and important species of animals and plants.
OFFICIAL TOWNSHIP WEBSITE:
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Italian
MONEY EXCHANGE: you can change money at the airport of Brindisi or at bank offices in Gagliano del Capo.
ELECTRICITY SPECIFICATIONS: 220V 50 Hz
TELEPHONE CODE: International country code for Italia: +39
SHOP OPENING HOURS: Most shops are open from 8:00 to 13:00/16:00 to 20:00;
BANK OPENING HOURS: 9:00 – 16:00
We have provided SPECIAL OFFERS of accommodation and catering for all the escorts of the teams present at this 19th WMMRC. Find the one that's right for you and your family and click on ACCOMMODATIONS OFFERS
To take advantage of special offers it is necessary to inform the Hotel, during the booking process, of your participation in the 19th WMMRA as a accompanist / visitor / athlete.
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP INFO
For any information about the 19 ^ WMMRA you can contact +39 327 669 7730 or directly at the race office at the Hotel Terminal on the seafront of Santa Maria di Leuca.
For tourist information you can contact the tourist office of Santa Maria di Leuca located 30 meters from the hotel terminal on the seafront of Leuca
Throughout the week from 21st to 29th September 2019 it will be possible to discover the territory and the sea of Salento with numerous excursions and outdoor sports activities.
Choose the activities you like most by clicking on OUTDOOR ACTIVITY
To find out about all the scheduled events click here or ask for a paper program directly at the information offices or at your hotel reception.