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Taranto Map, Italy

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Taranto Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Taranto with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Taranto useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Taranto!

Taranto History

After Taranto broke off discussions with Roman diplomats, the Roman Senate declared war against the city. Roman legions led by Lucius Aemilius Barbula raided the city of Taranto in 281 BC. A series of wars between Taranto and Rome followed this incident. The end result of these wars was pro-Roman because in 272 BC, the Romans finally overpowered the city. The 30,000 Greek residents of Taranto were sold as slaves. read more

Taranto Travel Guide

Despite the city’s clear industrial profile, there are a few sights any Taranto travel guide will recommend as worth visiting. The Aragonese Castle which served as protection from the Turkeys was built in the 15th century and serves as one of the main attractions of the city. The old town is where you can visit the craftsmen boutiques or drink a famous Italian espresso on one of the lovely terraces, all of these in a... read more

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