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Private Tour: Lecce Guided Walking Tour
"The discovery of Lecce starts from the beginning pre-Roman and Roman to the great period of the Baroque a walk to the historic center that will take you to discover the wonders of Lecce one of the most beautiful cities of southern Italy. The route starts from Porta Napoli to Piazza Duomo (Cathedral Bell Tower Bishop's Seminar) the baroque heart of Lecce. Continue walking to the Church of St. Irene
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Discovering Lecce Walking Tour with Pasticciotto Tasting
"The discovery of Lecce starts from the beginning pre-Roman and Roman to the great period of the Baroque a walk to the historic center that will take you to discover the wonders of Lecce one of the most beautiful cities of southern Italy. The route starts from Porta Napoli to Piazza Duomo (Cathedral Bell Tower Bishop's Seminar) the baroque heart of Lecce. Continue walking to the Church of St. Irene
From EUR45.00
 
Private Tour: Lecce Guided Walking Tour
"The discovery of Lecce starts from the beginning pre-Roman and Roman to the great period of the Baroque a walk to the historic center that will take you to discover the wonders of Lecce one of the most beautiful cities of southern Italy. The route starts from Porta Napoli to Piazza Duomo (Cathedral Bell Tower Bishop's Seminar) the baroque heart of Lecce. Continue walking to the Church of St. Irene
From EUR119.00

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Basilica di Santa Croce

If you only have to time to visit one church in Lecce, this should be it. The Basilica di Santa Croce is widely considered to be the finest example of the Barocco Leccese style, and its façade is a...
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Piazza del Duomo

This is a perfect place from which to start your exploration of Lecce as it embodies the spirit and style of the city’s particular version of Baroque. It was not always so however. In earlier times...
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Piazza Sant'Oronzo

If the Piazza Duomo is the centre of religious life in Lecce, then the Piazza Sant’Oronzo in the centre of its secular life. It is dedicated to the patron saint of the city who, in the mid 16th...
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Roman Amphitheatre

Here in the Piazza Sant'Oronzo, where today we can see the ruins of Lecce’s Roman amphitheatre once stood a cluster of small shops. The ruins were spotted during the construction of the Bank of Italy...
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Public Gardens - Giardini Pubblici

One highlight of the city that many tourists might overlook is the formal Giardini Pubblici (Public Gardens) the landscape of palm and deciduous trees, fountains, and several playgrounds. Like most...
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Old Town - Historical Centre

Wherever you go in the old part of Lecce you are likely to come across examples of the exuberance that is Barocco Leccese, and nowhere more so than on the facades of her churches. The details on...
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Duomo - Cathedral

As you enter the Piazza Duomo you can’t fail to be struck by the impressive façade of the cathedral on the opposite side. But this is somewhat misleading, in that it is not the main façade of the...
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Porta Napoli - Naples Gate

We pass some beautiful palaces and churches, and end up at the other end of the city at the Porta Napoli the main city gate. It's roman triumphal arch and gave it a pointy pediment carved with toy...
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Roman Theatre & Museum - Teatro Romano

Not to be confused with the better-known amphitheatre in the Piazza Sant’Oronzo, this small theatre is tucked away in the back streets of the old town and for me was a much more evocative place. It...
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Porta Rudiae

The Porta Rudiae on the eastern fringes of the old town is one of three remaining city gates, and the only one that we saw. It dates from 1703, replacing an older gate on this site which had...
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Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista

Not far from the Duomo is another Baroque extravaganza by Guiseppe Zimbalo, this church dedicated to John the Baptist. I found this among the most photogenic of Lecce’s many churches. It was built...
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Chiesa dei Ss. Nicolo' e Cataldo - Church

At the right cemetery the church of the Saints Nicolo's and Cataldo is another example of how ancient is the history of Lecce. Built at the end of the 12th century in Romanic style, it has been...
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Palazzo di Giustizia

The construction began in 1579, shortly after the arrival of the Jesuits in the city, with a view to a boarding school for the cultural and religious training of young meet Powered by the Jesuit...
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Palazzo Vescovile

Piazza del Duomo is formed by buildings linked to each other without any space left. So, the Palazzo Vescovile (Bishop's Palace) is the right side of the Cathedral. Built in the XV century, Its facade...
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Piazzetta Riccardi 13, Lecce, LE 73100
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Via Taranto, 297, Lecce, 73100, Italy
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VIA SALANDRA 6,I-73100 LECCE, I-73100 Lecce, Lecce
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Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 43, Lecce, Italy
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Viale Torre del Parco, 1, Lecce, 73100, Italy
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STRADA COMUNALE DI ACAYA KM.2, LECCE, Vernole, 730
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"Pearl of the Baroque"
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toonsarah

"A few hours in the 'Florence of the South'"
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effeti

"The homeland of the "Barocco Leccese""
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"My town"
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"You can't go wrong if you visit Lecce"
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