Corsano, (Lecce)
Corsano is a town and comune in the province of Lecce in the Apulia region of south-east Italy.GeographyIt is located on the last slopes of the Salentine Murge, facing the Adriatic Sea coast. The distance from Lecce is 60 kilometres (37 mi).HistoryCorsano was most likely founded in the 8th century, during the Byzantine domination of southern Italy, by Basilian monks. Later it was part of the Principality of Taranto, a semi-independent entity of the Kingdom of Naples, and later was held by numerous feudal families.The most striking sight is the Baronal Castle (17th century).