San Vito dei Normanni is an Italian town of 19,947 inhabitants of the province of Brindisi in Puglia. The inhabitants are called Sanvitesi (Santuvitisi in dialect) and the town is sometimes referred to as San Vito. The town is located in the northeast of the Salento plains, not far from the Itria Valley.
Monuments and Places of Interest:
- Santa Maria della Vittoria
- Church of San Giovanni Evangelista
- Chiesa Santa Maria degli Angeli
- Church of Santa Maria della Mercede
- Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie
- Church of the Annunciation
- Church of San Michele Arcangelo
- Church of Santa Maria della Pieta
- Church of Santa Rita
- Church of Santa Teresa
- San Biagio
- St. Nicholas in the San Nicola-Malpasso
- Crypt of San Giovanni
- Crypt of St Mary the hamlet of St. James
- Contrada Castello d'Alceste
The Villa Comunale - The only green space of the city is the Villa Comunale, called the Pinewood due to the presence of large marine pines, and also many palm trees. The park is at the center of the city and surrounds the primary school.
A few kilometers from the city is Torre Guaceto (Guaceto Tower), a World
Wildlife Fund nature reserve of the State whose extension is approximately 1,200 square feet (110 m2) and a sea front which stretches for about 8,000 mt. The marine area is represented by a perfect rectangle, with an average depth of 3,000 meters, crossed and divided by State Road 379. The reserve can be visited only on foot or by bicycle.
- Rural Museum
- Castello d'Alceste Museum