Lecce is an art city known as "the Florence of the South" or "Florence of Baroque" for the ancient Messapian and the archaeological remains of Roman rule. Expression of Baroque exuberance, typically 17th century, expressed the buildings of churches and palaces of the Center, made of local stone, a limestone malleable and very suitable working with a chisel.
Visit the city of Lecce to see the Roman amphitheater built in the Augustan age in order to entertain up to 14,000 spectators and realized in the eastern side of the Roman city. One side is dug in the soil and on the other side are arcades and columns. It is near Sant’Oronzo Plaza. Then visit the castle of Charles V, the Cathedral and the old city.
Enjoy brunch in a typical “pucceria."