Hotels to remember: Lecce
Serrano di Carpignano Salentino
From € 189.00
Santa Maria di Leuca
From € 105.00
From € 135.00
From € 68.00
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
Here in our area , because of its strategic position , you can visit the entire Salento because just minutes away from both coasts . Furthermore Pajare in Relais make living an emotion totally unique with these magical trees around . (Relais Petrusella) →
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
Puglia: other destinations
- Tremiti Islands
- Margherita di Savoia
- San Giovanni Rotondo
- Santa Maria di Leuca
- Polignano a Mare
- Martina Franca
- Canosa di Puglia