Lively and elegant Lecce

roman theatre
125 EURfor a group of 1-25 people
Walking tour
2-4 hours
The start time of the tour is agreed upon with the tour guide

No booking fees at the time of ordering a tour. The tour guide will receive a request for this tour and will contact you.

Description of the tour

Tour itinerary: Lecce

A tour in the city center of Lecce (called the Southern Florence for its wonderfull architecture) to discover why it has been included by Lonely Planet in the top ten of the cities to visit.
An itinerary through the history of Lecce and its symbols (churches, palaces, squares, etc.): from the Roman domination (when it was called Lupiae) to the Baroque style architecture.
The city tour includes the most important monuments and the Jewish heritage.

During the tour we can stop to visit an artisan workshop (to admire the world famous papier-maché, to find the real Made in Italy at an atelier with excellent natural fabrics) and/or to taste the typical “street food” of Lecce (from the salty Rustico to the sweet Pasticciotto or an ice-cream) and/or a coffee in a artisanal roasting bar.

Sights that we will visit
  • Triumphal arch (Porta Napoli)
  • Marrese Palace
  • Duomo square
  • Carafa Palace
  • Holy Cross Basilica
  • Celestini Palace
  • papier-maché workhsop
  • Sant’Oronzo square
  • Roman Amphitheatre
  • Roman Theatre
  • S. Biagio Gate
  • S. Chiara church
The cost of the tour includes
Meeting at the hotel
Transportation to the hotel
Transportation costs
Entrance tickets
Food and drinks
Additional information
Book tour at least 7 days in advance
Tour suitable for children
Tour is suitable for the elderly