Cavallino (Salentino: Caḍḍrinu) is a town and comune in the province of Lecce in the Apulia region of south-east Italy.

Cavallino
Comune di Cavallino
Ducal castle.
Ducal castle.
Coat of arms of Cavallino
Coat of arms
Location of Cavallino
Cavallino is located in Italy
Cavallino
Cavallino
Location of Cavallino in Italy
Cavallino is located in Apulia
Cavallino
Cavallino
Cavallino (Apulia)
Coordinates: 40°19′N 18°12′E / 40.317°N 18.200°E / 40.317; 18.200Coordinates: 40°19′N 18°12′E / 40.317°N 18.200°E / 40.317; 18.200
CountryItaly
RegionApulia
ProvinceLecce (LE)
Government
 • MayorBruno Ciccarese
Area
 • Total22.65 km2 (8.75 sq mi)
Elevation
38 m (125 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2017)[2]
 • Total12,787
 • Density560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cavallinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
73020
Dialing code0832
Patron saintSt. Dominic
Saint day4 August
WebsiteOfficial website

Main sightsEdit

  • Mother church (Chiesa madre), built from 1630. It has a Baroque-style exterior and a Latin cross plan.
  • Dominican church and convent
  • Pit of St. Dominic (1633)
  • Ducal Castle (late 15th century)
  • Menhir of Ussano



  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.