Discover the historic area of Salento Peninsula—a cathedral, cafes and top sights from Piazza del Duomo to Roman Amphitheater.
Historical Buildings, Cafés and Cathedrals
Gaze in appreciation at the Baroque façade and Renaissance interior of this church, which is a labor of love that took over 300 years to complete.
Gripping Gothic fiction and centuries of fascinating history meet in the formidable walls and towers of Otranto’s impressive medieval castle.
Transport back to the days of the Roman Empire at this sunken and well-preserved ancient structure on Piazza Sant’Oronzo.
Explore the rooms of this ancient castle, which has witnessed several invasions and stands proud at the entrance to Gallipoli’s historic center.
The Cathedral of Lecce, lavish palaces and a museum of sacred art await at this magnificent square in the heart of the old town.
Swim, soak up the sun and relax at exclusive clubs at this popular beach on the west coast of the Salento Peninsula.
If Puglia were a movie, Lecce would be cast in the starring role. Bequeathed with a generous stash of baroque buildings by its 17th-century architects, the city has a completeness and homogeneity that other southern Italian metropolises lack.
From the Messapic and Roman era to the great period of the Lecce Baroque, a walk through the historic center of Lecce will take you to discover the wonders that make the city one of the most beautiful cities in Southern Italy.
Live an authentic culinary experience in Lecce, the baroque capital of Apulia. Enter the home of Giovanni, a professional sommelier and enjoy an amazing hands-on cooking followed by a convivial meal with his family.
Along the Ionian coast you will visit Torre Uluzzo, located in Porto Selvaggio area and small coastal villages like Santa Caterina, Santa Maria al Bagno and Quattro Colonne, from the four remained towers after the collapse of the castle.
The tour will start with a visit a Masseria that produces excellent extra virgin olive oil and exquisite cheeses. Together with a local expert, you will take a walk through the centuries-old olive trees and fields, to admire the typical dry-stone walls and the “pajare”, conceived to be deposits or temporary shelters in the long days of the peasants and sheperds of Salento.
Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product Stop At: Castello Carlo V, Viale 25 Luglio, 73100, Lecce Italy staring point Duration: 10 minutes