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All reviews centro storico old town narrow streets historic center baroque architecture roman ruins beautiful city cafes and restaurants every corner italian cities wander around take your time the main square piazza duomo guided tour graffiti walkable
Tons of History all over the neighbourhood, since the Roman arena until the big churches and cathedrals. You Will find curiosities like the way they storage olive oil under the city, and the first built Road to lead people in the right direction to the...More
The Piazza is stylish , the Piazza Oronzo is ideal to enjoy evening entertainment in the piazza and enjoy an ice cream or a drink and Via Umberto is the perfect place to enjoy an evening 'passegiata' There are plenty of shops, bars and restaurants...More
This info is hard to find so I’m posting it here. We really wanted to come to the Centro Storico Lecce but couldn’t figure it out until Martina Franca. Sometimes it’s trains and sometimes buses in Martina Franca area. But this was a train rifled...More
Known as the Florence of the south of Italy and having been to both, Lecce was my favourite. A great many historic sites and a maze of narrow atmospheric streets made for a great stay. Great base to explore the rest of Puglia.
During our short visit to Lecce our guide organized a walking tour for us, so we were able to enjoy the magnificent Baroque architecture in the historical center of Lecce.
We started our walking tour at the obelisk from the XIX. century and after passing...More
I can't say enough about Lecce. The Baroque architecture is fabulous. Also, the town has an active population and in the evening, the streets are filled with people. We've now been to Lecce twice and have been very impressed.
Don't rush your time here as there is so much to pack into your day. The squares, narrow streets, baroque architecture and the roman ruins will keep your camera busy, so many lovely bars and restaurants, markets and shops, it is endless. Loved it. Will...More
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You can spend easily a week in Puglia. It is not dissimilar from Sicily, although there is less arabic influence and more greek and norman. Lecce is probably the most charming of the "big" towns but it is far from the sea... More
You can spend easily a week in Puglia. It is not dissimilar from Sicily, although there is less arabic influence and more greek and norman. Lecce is probably the most charming of the "big" towns but it is far from the sea and the beaches. Lovely little towns are Ostumi, Martinafranca, Otranto, Gallipoli and, not to miss, Matera (not in Puglia but a short drive from Lecce). The food is wonderful, with plenty of vegetarian offering (the national dishes orecchiette con rape".