Carovigno is on the northern part of Salento. It is 161 metres (528 feet) above sea level, 7 kilometres (4 miles) from the Adriatic and 30 kilometres (19 mi) from Brindisi. Nearest towns are Ostuni, 5 kilometres (3 mi) away, San Vito dei Normanni at 6 kilometres (4 mi) and San Michele Salentino at 10 kilometres (6 mi). The Dentice di Frasso Castle which dominates the old town. It was built in the 14th-15th century. Castle of Serranova, Santa Sabina Tower and Guaceto Tower, two coastal watchtowers built in the 16th centuryHome of the renowned Cavaliere della Republica Teodosio Iaia, who is also the author of the book "Vi racconto una storia"