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Reviewed on 31 Aug 2019
History buffs will enjoy exploring Lecce, and all visitors are sure to appreciate the a cathedral. Tourists can also enjoy the city's monuments, cafes and museums. Top sights in the city include Piazza del Duomo, Roman Amphitheater and Holy Cross Cathedral.
Cultural venues in the city include Roman Amphitheater, Paisiello Theatre and Castle of Charles V. Its historic sites and cathedrals are notable and landmarks include Piazza del Duomo, Holy Cross Cathedral and Cathedral of Lecce. The picturesque setting of Torre Chianca Beach and Regional Natural Park "Woods and Marshes Rauccio" exemplify the city's natural beauty.
Outside the city, top places to visit include Punta Prosciutto Beach, located 20.9 mi (33.7 km) from the city centre, and Museo Archeologico Provinciale Francesco Ribezzo, which is 23.1 mi/37.2 km away.
To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Lecce Station. Lecce might not have as many public transport options so consider renting a car to explore the city.