Specchiolla

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Coordinates: 40°44′16″N 17°44′10″E / 40.73778°N 17.73611°E / 40.73778; 17.73611

Specchiolla
Frazione di Specchiolla
Specchiolla is located in Italy
Specchiolla
Specchiolla
Coordinates: 40°44′16″N 17°44′10″E / 40.73778°N 17.73611°E / 40.73778; 17.73611
Country Italy
Region Apulia
Province Province of Brindisi
City Carovigno
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CET (UTC+2)
ZIP codes 72012
Area code(s) 0831

Specchiolla is an Italian resort on the Adriatic sea. It is a "frazione" of the city of Carovigno and near the city of San Vito dei Normanni, located it the southern part of the region of Apulia, in the province of Brindisi.

Geography[edit]

Specchiolla is located on the Salento peninsula, on the Adriatic coast.

Its distances from its surrounding cities are:

History[edit]

In the past, Specchiolla belonged to the city of San Vito dei Normanni. Because the local nobility was known to engage in gambling activities, legend narrates that the Prince of San Vito dei Normanni lost Specchiolla in a wager with his cousin, Prince of the neighboring city of Carovigno. Because Sanvitesi are the most numerous vacationers in Specchiolla, they reproach their rival neighbors of Carovigno for their insufficient attention to the conservation of this resort.