For those who want to engage in sporting activities whilst enjoying the sea and countryside of the Salento there is much on offer.

This includes the nearby Pala Don Bosco skating rink in Coriglianod’Otranto, a 5 minute drive away and the sports centre at Maglie (less than 2km from Casina Montana) with its municipal swimming pool and tennis club where international tournaments are held. Also in Maglie you will find the Muntarrune Equestrian Centre offering horse riding lessons.

Other sporting activities include: scuba diving at the diving school at Orte, Otranto; wind and kite surfing on the beaches of the Alimini and S.Cataldo lakes; Nordic walking in the beautiful pine forests of Porto Sevaggio; mountain biking along a number of dedicated trails through the region’s many olive groves; go-carting at the Boulder Kartodromo, between Maglie and Otranto; walking along the cliff tops and coastal paths; bird watching at the many reserves dotted along the coast including the limestone basins; and finally the ‘Corte de Droso’ Aviosuperfice (3km from Maglie) where you can take flying lessons or book sight seeing excursions.