Lecce the Florence of the South from Central Apulia

Explore how very different, friendly and playful Baroque style can be in the honey-colored “Florence of the South”. Visit Lecce, famed city of art and birthplace of the marvelous  "barocco Leccese". Besides the mesmerizing virtuously carved fine-grained honey-colored local limestone decorations of the impressing churches, monumental monasteries and renaissance and baroque style noble houses, which made Lecce so famous, the second most important and still kept alive artisanship is papier-mâché art. Discover how local craftsmen express their art in the numerous little papier-mâché "botteghe" in the historical district.

per adult from

$375

NZD

Duration

6 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Transfer in air-conditioned vehicles from hotel to destination and back,
    • Guided visit of the old town of Lecce and its most impressive buildings.
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Food and beverages
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Porta Napoli, Via Adua Altezza Piazzetta Arco di Trionfo, 73100, Lecce Italy

    Porta Napoli is the starting point of the guided tour and prefered entrance in the Baroque historical town of Lecce.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Centro Storico, Lecce, Corte dei Cicala, 19-35, 73100, Lecce Italy

    Guided visit of Santa Maria Assunta Cathedral and Dome Square.

    Photo stop to capture the beauty of dozens of baroque private palaces.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Piazza Sant'Oronzo, 73100, Lecce Italy

    Guided visit of the most important square of Lecce old town and of the famous Roman Amphiteathre hidden among the modern buildings.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Basilica di Santa Croce, Via Umberto I 3, 73100, Lecce Italy

    Guided visit of the most beautiful religious building of Lecce Baroque town.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick-up is possible from all hotels, B&B, private houses in Alberobello, Fasano, Torre Canne, Savelletri, Polignano a mare, Monopoli, and Marina di Ostuni (coast only)
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Consider the dress code for church visits (shoulders and knees should be covered) and wear comfortable shoes for the cobbled streets.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Acampora Travel

Activity ID: V-6486P85

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