Where we are: Scorrano is a charming little town lying on a small
hill in the centre of Salento, situated 33 Km
to the south of Lecce. It was founded by the
Roman consul Marcus Emilius Scaurus. Today
small, white narrow streets follow the original,
circular line of the old medieval walls
of which one gate to the west called
'Porta Terra' remains. On the top of the hill
stand out the Parish Church and the Duke's
Palace, built on an ancient fortificaton which
today is the property of the Guarini family.
How to get there: By train: Once you have arrived in Lecce
on the Ferrovie dello Stato, to reach Scorrano
you must take the Ferrovie del Sud Est
as far as Maglie, which is 3 Kilometres away
from Scorrano. Information on how to get to
Scorrano can be obtained at the station in Maglie. By car: Leave the A14 motorway at the BARI NORD
exit and take the ss ('strada statale') for Brindisi and Lecce.
Then take the TANGENZIALE EST for Maglie.
Scorrano is 33 Kilometres from Lecce and can
be reached on the ss 16 as far as Maglie and
then the ss 275 to Scorrano. By air: The nearest airport is BRINDISI Casale.
Daily flights from Milan, Rome and Venice.
Shuttle service to Brindisi railway station. By train
it takes about 30 minutes from Brindisi to Lecce.
In Lecce it is possible to get a train (Ferrovie
del Sud Est) or a bus (STP) to reach Scorrano.