Lecce

 

Lecce is a historic city located on the Salento Peninsula (the heel of boot) in southeastern Italy.

The city’s architecture is distinguished by its elaborate style of baroque buildings, giving it the nickname “Florence of the South.”

It is also home to archeological ruins, including an amphitheater, from its early Roman history.

Surrounding areas on the peninsula provide interesting villages and extensive beaches.

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Overall Atmosphere: Combination
Combination Atmosphere destinations combine elements of both cultural and natural destinations, where this combination is itself essential to the travel experience. Common examples are Archaeological Sites (where culture is usually experienced outdoors), Scenic Local Markets (where indigenous cultures interact outdoors), Hotsprings and Vineyard Areas (where nature provides the raw materials but humans create the surroundings), and Unique Cultural Landscapes (where humans and nature interact in innovative ways, as in the elaborate rice terracing systems of Asia).

Combination Interests typically fall somewhere in the middle of the three types of primary interests in terms of
(a) how climate-dependent they are
(b) how accessible and physically demanding they are.
Featuring both cultural and natural attractions.
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   Rough Guide

 

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Il trampoliere

Il trampoliere is set in Lecce, 400 metres from Piazza Mazzini and 1 km from Lecce Cathedral. Every room at this bed and breakfast is air conditioned and features a flat-screen TV. Certain units feature a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$53

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B&B San Andreas

Set in Lecce, 1 km from Lecce Train Station, B&B San Andreas features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi throughout the property. The Adriatic coast is 15 km away. The rooms have a flat-screen TV. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$64

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Le Due Musce

Set 800 metres from Piazza Mazzini in Lecce, this apartment features free WiFi. The unit is 400 metres from Lecce Cathedral. The kitchenette is fitted with a microwave and a toaster, as well as a coffee machine. A flat-screen TV is featured. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$43

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ZO. NE. Baroque B&B

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, ZO. NE. Baroque B&B is set in Lecce, 500 metres from the cathedral. Rooms come with a TV. Rooms are equipped with a private bathroom. You will find concierge service at the property. Average score from 15 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$37

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LUX Miniappartamento Lecce

Located 100 metres from Piazza Mazzini, LUX Miniappartamento Lecce offers accommodation in Lecce. The air-conditioned unit is 900 metres from Lecce Cathedral. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$58

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Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
Azzurretta Guest House

Azzurretta Guest House

Located in the heart of Lecce’s historic centre, the Azzurretta features free Wi-Fi and a large equipped sun terrace. It offers spacious rooms and is only a 10-minute walk from Lecce Train Station. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$46 - $85

$46-
Donna Franca

Donna Franca

Located in Lecce, 250 metres from Piazza Mazzini, Donna Franca offers stylish accommodation with air conditioning. Wi-Fi is free throughout. Rooms at the Donna Franca all come with a flat-screen TV, safe and city views. Average score from 12 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$46

$46-
Appartamento Tavernetta

Appartamento Tavernetta

With free parking, Appartamento Tavernetta is a self-catering apartment located in the north of Lecce. It offers accommodation with exposed stone walls and simple furnishings. Piazza Mazzini is less than 10 minutes’ drive away. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$47

$47-
MaMà B&B

MaMà B&B

Centrally located in Lecce, MaMà B&B is 2 km from Lecce Train Station. It offers self-catering accommodation with air conditioning and a furnished terrace with a pergola. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$47

$47-
Rescio's Rooms

Rescio's Rooms

Situated in Cavallino di Lecce, 5 km from Lecce, Rescio's Rooms features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. All rooms come with a flat-screen TV. Every room has a private bathroom. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$47

$47-
Celi Blu B&B

Celi Blu B&B

Celi Blu B&B is 8 km from Lecce, and is an 18th-Century building offering free WiFi and a restaurant providing local specialties. The air-conditioned apartment comes with a TV. Parking nearby is free. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$48

$48-
VicodellaCavallerizza

VicodellaCavallerizza

Featuring free WiFi and a sun terrace, VicodellaCavallerizza offers accommodation in Lecce. Every room at this bed and breakfast is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$48

$48-
Masseria Insarti

Masseria Insarti

Located in Cavallino di Lecce in the Apulia Region, 7 km from Lecce, Masseria Insarti features a barbecue and sun terrace. Free WiFi is available and free private parking is available on site. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$48

$48-
Verdi's Apartment

Verdi's Apartment

Located 400 metres from Piazza Mazzini in Lecce, this apartment features free WiFi and a patio. The air-conditioned unit is 800 metres from Lecce Cathedral. The kitchen is fitted with an oven. Towels and bed linen are available in this apartment. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$48

$48-
Le Schiavelle

Le Schiavelle

Offering a garden and a terrace, Le Schiavelle is set in a peaceful area of Puglia, 6 km from the centre of Lecce. It offers simple accommodation with free Wi-Fi in all areas. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$48

$48-
Haven

Haven

Haven offers accommodation in Lecce. Each room at this bed and breakfast is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV. Rooms are equipped with a private bathroom. Extras include free toiletries and a hairdryer. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$48

$48-
Bed and Breakfast Lecce Centro

Bed and Breakfast Lecce Centro

Bed and Breakfast Lecce Centro is located in Lecce, a 5-minute drive from the train station. Free WiFi access is available in all areas. Each room here will provide you with a TV, air conditioning and a balcony. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$48

$48-
Casa Vacanze Rosa Di Maggio

Casa Vacanze Rosa Di Maggio

Boasting an 80-m² terrace overlooking the city rooves, Casa Vacanze Rosa di Maggio is an air-conditioned apartment in Lecce. It offers an outdoor dining area, a satellite TV and washing machine. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$48

$48-
Baroccorosso Lecce

Baroccorosso Lecce

Featuring free WiFi and air conditioning, Baroccorosso Lecce is located in Lecce, just 1 km from Piazza Mazzini. The sea is a 15-minute drive away. Private parking is available on site. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$48

$48-
Holiday home SalentodaRosy

Holiday home SalentodaRosy

Set 2.6 km from Lecce Cathedral, Holiday Home SalentodaRosy offers accommodation in Lecce. Providing private parking, the apartment is 3.8 km from Roman Theater. An oven and a fridge can be found in the kitchenette. A flat-screen TV is featured. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$48

$48-
B&B "Li Chipuri"

B&B "Li Chipuri"

Featuring a spacious equipped terrace with views over the city centre, B&B “Li Chipuri” offers rooms in the very heart of Lecce. Guests can use the shared kitchen facilities to prepare their own meals. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$48

$48-
Bed & Breakfast Idomeneo 63

Bed & Breakfast Idomeneo 63

Right in Lecce’s historic centre and 400 metres from Santa Croce Basilica, Bed And Breakfast Idomeneo 63 offers free Wi-Fi and free parking in a convenient central location. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$48 - $107

$48-

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Cultural
Historic Landmarks
From the 15th century on, Lecce was one of the most important cities of southern Italy, and, starting in 1630, it was enriched with the Baroque monuments one finds today. It is the main city of the Salentine Peninsula, a sub-peninsula at the heel of the Italian Peninsula, and is over 2,000 years old.

Because of the rich Baroque architectural monuments found in the city, Lecce is sometimes called "The Florence of the South".
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Archeological Sites
The Roman Amphitheatre, built in the 2nd century and situated near Sant'Oronzo Square, was able to seat more than 25,000 people. It is now half-buried because other monuments were built above it over the centuries. The theater is currently used for different religious and arts events.
Natural
Beaches
There are diverse beach towns on the nearby Salento peninsula.
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