Brindisi is a port city in the region of Apulia in southern Italy, the capital of the province of Brindisi, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. The town has a slow pace and best enjoyed by a walk along the palm-lined Corso Garibaldi and seafront. Highlights of the city include the Tempio di San Giovanni al Sepolcro (a fascinating 12th-century Norman church) and Brindisi's provincial archaeological museum with many Hellenistic Greek bronze sculptures. Spend the evening at one of the many restaurants and enjoy fresh seafood, regional wines, figs and artichoke dishes. It's a destination for sunseekers with plenty of stunning beaches to enjoy in the Puglia region.
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Visiting from Bangkok to Brindisi
When to visit
Brindisi experiences a Mediterranean climate with dry hot summers and plenty of sunshine. The best time to visit Brindisi is in spring (April through to June) when the weather is not too hot, making it the perfect time to see the major sights including the Monumento al Marinaio d'Italia and Castello Alfonsino di castle. The average temperature during spring is between 15°C to 23°C. September is also a lovely time to visit with many festivals and an average temperature of around 26°C. Summer (July and August) are hot reaching 30°C and is the perfect time to visit to enjoy the magical beaches of Italy, along the Adriatic sea.
What is the main airport called?
Brindisi Airport (BDS)Opens in a new tab or window. It is also known as Brindisi Papola Casale Airport and Salento Airport, an airport in Brindisi, in southern Italy, located 6 kilometres from the city centre. The airport is located just outside Brindisi in Puglia, at the heel of Italy's boot and is a good airport to fly to when visiting the Baroque town of Lecce.
Arriving in Brindisi
The welcoming staff at Brindisi Airport will greet you when you land to help with your travel needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are multiple transport options available to get you on your way.
Getting into Brindisi from Brindisi Airport
With a range of transport options available at the airport, travelling into Brendisi or Lecce is easy. Choose from public transport, taxi, car rental, airport transfer or bus. Car hire companies are located at the terminal on the ground floor of Brindisi Airport and you can choose the car that suits your needs from a variety of companies. The airport is about 6 kilometres from Brindisi Airport. The airport is well-connected to the city and other areas in Italy by bus. Aerobus offers a direct scheduled transfer every 11 minutes and takes 20 minutes to get to the city centre. The bus stops at Mille (city centre) and the railway station. Shuttle Italy is an alternative option that connects the airport to various regional destinations. Taxi is a convenient option with the taxi station right in front of the arrivals section. It takes about 30 minutes to reach town, you can jump in a cab or pre-book one online.
Getting around Brindisi
The best ways to get around Brindisi and the Puglia region in southern Italy are car hire, taxis, Uber, train and bus. Hiring a car is a great option to reach the famous Hemmingway beach and the more secluded locations. Within the historic city centre, parking can be tricky so it’s best to park outside the centre and explore it on foot. Bus and trains operate within the region and bus tickets can be bought at any bus station. Taxis and Uber are available in the port town and are a convenient way to get around the town. Walking along the historic palazzi on the seafront is a popular way to take in the sights and watch the fishing boats along the port. You may wish to hire a bike or join one of the many tours.
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What is the main airport called?
Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK).Opens in a new tab or window Meaning golden land. Also known unofficially as Bangkok Airport. It’s the international arrival point in Thailand and a major transfer hub for Southeast Asia. Bangkok International Airport is located approximately 26km outside of town.
All passengers flying from Bangkok are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
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