Lecce: handpicked hotels and insider tips

Masseria & Spa Luciagiovanni

Lecce

From € 90.00

Don Totu

San Cassiano

Relais Petrusella

Giuggianello

From € 129.00

La Tana del Riccio

Vaste di Poggiardo

Grand Hotel L'Approdo

Santa Maria di Leuca

From € 70.00

Palazzo Guglielmo

Vignacastrisi

From € 105.00

Palazzo Papaleo

Otranto

From € 129.00

Furnirussi Tenuta Hotel

Serrano di Carpignano Salentino

From € 129.00

Tenuta Centoporte

Giurdignano

From € 88.00

La Macchiola

Spongano

From € 90.00

Palazzo De Castro

Squinzano

From € 70.00

Patria Palace

Lecce

From € 96.00

Travel ideas

Lecce: introduction

Lecce Hotel

Lecce is the capital of the Salento because of its geographical position in a the region looks out over both the Ionic and Adriatic Seas. Known as "the Florence of Baroque", Lecce has a wealth of architectural monuments in Baroque style, with gargles, portals and monuments made from Pietra Leccese, an easily crafted gold colored stone.

There are number of sites which will interest art enthusiasts, such as the Church of St Croce, Piazza St Oronzo, the Column of St Oronzo, Porta Napoli, Lecce Cathedral, the Mazzini district. Then there is the Roman Amphitheatre, The Greek Amphitheatre, the Obelisk, Palazzo Celestini, Palazzo Carafa, the Church of St Matteo, the Carlo V Castle, the Teatini Church, Piazza Duomo.

The unusual red colored soil, typical of this area, can be seen in the surrounding countryside. The cultural life of the city encompasses all fields from music to theatr, not to mention the numerous activities of the University. Lecce offers visitors the chance to glimpse ancient history in a dynamic modern context.

Lecce: suggestions from the hotels

Anna Addario

(Proprietaria)

La Macchiola

Farmhouse Holidays

Anna Addario

La macchiola is the best location where to discover the historical heritage of the south and where you can taste the real Salento food (La Macchiola) →

Laura Riccetti

(Proprietaria)

La Tana del Riccio

Guest Houses

Laura Riccetti

In the heart of Salento, Vaste is a surprising small 15th C. borough in the inland of beautiful villages along the adriatic coast, such as Castro and S.Cesarea Terme, which exemplifies the past life traditions of an Italy of the 60's. (La Tana del Riccio) →

Beatrice Longo

(Commercial consultant)

Iberotel Apulia

4 Star Hotels

At Iberotel Apulia you will find a modern All Inclusive offer, relax, comfort and funny activities for adults and children. A natural pine forest is all that separates the resort from the turquoise Ionian Sea and its long gold-sanded beach. (Iberotel Apulia) →

Lecce: places to see in the area