The natural park south of Gallipoli, the whitest sand that marries the scrub of Salento. The Island of Sant’Andrea in the Punta Pizzo Park is home to the only nesting colony of the Corsican seagull along the entire Adriatic and Ionian side of Italy. This Sant’Andrea Island and Litorale di Punta Pizzo Regional Natural Park extends into the territory of the Municipality of Gallipoli. The Island of Sant’Andrea boasts the presence, unique along the entire Adriatic and Ionian side of Italy, of a nesting colony of the Corsican seagull. The coast of Punta Pizzo, on the other hand, boasts an interesting environmental mosaic made up of beach and Mediterranean scrub. This varied habitat results in the presence of several species of flora.