Torre Canne

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Torre Canne
Punta Torre Canne Lighthouse
Punta Torre Canne Lighthouse
Torre Canne is located in Italy
Torre Canne
Torre Canne
Location of Torre Canne in Italy
Coordinates: 40°50′30.8″N 17°28′8″E / 40.841889°N 17.46889°E / 40.841889; 17.46889Coordinates: 40°50′30.8″N 17°28′8″E / 40.841889°N 17.46889°E / 40.841889; 17.46889
Country Italy
Region Apulia
ProvinceBrindisi (BR)
ComuneFasano
Elevation
4 m (13 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total448
Demonym(s)Torresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
72015
Dialing code(+39) 080
Patron saintSacred Heart
Websitewww.torrecannedifasano.it

Torre Canne is a southeastern Italian coastal village and hamlet (frazione) of the municipality of Fasano in the Province of Brindisi, Apulia. As of 2011 its population was 448.[1]

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

Torre Canne is located on the Adriatic Coast, between Savelletri and Rosa Marina, 11 km east of Fasano. It is 20 km far from Ostuni, 24 from Monopoli, 26 from Martina Franca, 54 from Brindisi, 62 from Taranto and 67 from Bari.

Economy[edit]

The biggest industry of the village is fishing. Tourism, related to the sea and to the local spa, increased in the second half of the 20th century.

Main sights[edit]

Punta Torre Canne Lighthouse[edit]

Other[edit]

In the village is located a spa, named "Terme di Torre Canne", opened in latest 19th century.[2]

Transport[edit]

Cisternino station, on the Adriatic railway, is few km from the village. The SS 16 highway "Adriatica" Padova-Otranto serves it with the exit "Torre Canne".

People[edit]

  • Norbert Poehlke (1951–1985), a German serial killer, committed suicide in Torre Canne

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Torre Canne at Wikimedia Commons