Local Experience, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town, City
Kid Friendly: Yes.
Maximum travelers: 10
Spanish (conversational), Polish (basic), Italian (fluent), French (advanced), English (fluent)
Let's visit the Florence of the South!
Because of the rich Baroque architectural monuments found in the city, Lecce is commonly nicknamed "The Florence of the South". Lecce has a long traditional affinity with Greek culture going back to its foundation; the Messapii who founded the city are said to have been Cretans in Greek records. To this day, in the Grecìa Salentina, a group of towns not far from Lecce, the griko language is still spoken
I can create a customized tour for you in case you have special requests.
- Porta Napoli
- Santa Maria di Costantinopoli o Sant'Angelo
- San Giovanni Evangelista and Monastero delle Benedettine;
- San Nicola dei Greci;
- Basilica di Santa Croce and Celestini Palace;
- Piazza S. Oronzo;
- Sedile e San Marco dei Veneziani;
- Anfiteatro Romano;
- Piazzetta Vittorio Emanuele II e Santa Chiara Church;
- Palazzo Marrese.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Customized
End location: Customized
Duration: 3 hours
Visit of the baroque city of Lecce;
Official Guide services;
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 Eur - Souvenirs, local food and wine
Food tasting in a typical Apulian Shop;
Everything it's not listed in "What's Included"
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In all our travels and our use of local tour guides, Giorgio was probably the best tour guide we have ever had. I love that rather than inundate us with an over abundance of history and dates, he talked about the culture and the people of Puglia.