Centro Storico, Lecce
Centro Storico, Lecce
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  • Shalgk
    Kiryat Ono, Israel146 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful city
    Absolutely worth a visit. Lively city in the night. Beautiful architecture very impressive houses and palaces. Find your restaurant don’t just go in anyone especially not the tourist ones. Read before going in. Wander around town you won’t regret
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 July 2023
  • BrakiWorldTraveler
    Belgrade, Serbia17,760 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Southern Italy Baroque jewel
    We've been on a week Puglia tour. While the entire region is very interesting to visit, we found Lecce being the best town. It is the biggest city (along with Bari) of the region, as well a University center. The old town is compact, very easy to explore and navigate on foot. Terrific Baroque Churches, 2 millennia old Amphitheater, nice squares, plenty of bars and restaurants....
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 4 October 2023
  • Philip C
    York, Maine594 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wander the Streets
    Another lovely old town area. They do charge for church visits, however, and it does feel like another tour bus stop. They say Lecce is the Florence of Southern Italy. It is NOT! And there is an annoying level of motorbike traffic.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 6 October 2023
  • Anuj_Mithani
    Mumbai, India3,924 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful old town
    Lecce is beautiful and unique in its own right - I've never quite understood the "Florence of the South" references despite the baroque influences. We enjoyed strolling around the town including at night - I haven't usually seen an admission fee to enter a church, so that was unfamiliar for me. Such beautiful piazzas, and beautiful architecture to soak in.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 November 2023
  • Ganfo
    White, Georgia561 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    After the crowds and high prices of the larger cities, Lecce is a rich, but laid back delight
    Lecce in late Fall was delightful. Not crowded but plenty going on. Lots to see. My wife and I just wandered. Window shopping isn't high on my personal list of favorite things to do, but one photo caught a truly remarkable window display. Our favorite restaurant was near St. Matthew's Church, Trattoria Nonna Telli.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 27 December 2023
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Ganfo
White, GA561 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Lecce in late Fall was delightful. Not crowded but plenty going on. Lots to see. My wife and I just wandered. Window shopping isn't high on my personal list of favorite things to do, but one photo caught a truly remarkable window display.

Our favorite restaurant was near St. Matthew's Church, Trattoria Nonna Telli.
Written 27 December 2023
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Anuj_Mithani
Mumbai, India3,924 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Lecce is beautiful and unique in its own right - I've never quite understood the "Florence of the South" references despite the baroque influences. We enjoyed strolling around the town including at night - I haven't usually seen an admission fee to enter a church, so that was unfamiliar for me. Such beautiful piazzas, and beautiful architecture to soak in.
Written 1 December 2023
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Giuseppe Cincindella
Rosyth, UK1,664 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Very nice and interesting town. The city centre is beautiful, nice different architectural styles, full of cafés, restaurants and little shops. Always busy.
Written 9 October 2023
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Philip C
York, ME594 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Another lovely old town area. They do charge for church visits, however, and it does feel like another tour bus stop. They say Lecce is the Florence of Southern Italy. It is NOT! And there is an annoying level of motorbike traffic.
Written 7 October 2023
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BrakiWorldTraveler
Belgrade, Serbia17,760 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
We've been on a week Puglia tour. While the entire region is very interesting to visit, we found Lecce being the best town.
It is the biggest city (along with Bari) of the region, as well a University center.
The old town is compact, very easy to explore and navigate on foot. Terrific Baroque Churches, 2 millennia old Amphitheater, nice squares, plenty of bars and restaurants....
Written 5 October 2023
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phat_dawg_21
Alpharetta, GA13,464 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples

Lecce has it all: Roman Ruins, Baroque Churches, Renaissance Buildings, Grand Piazze, inviting small parks with statues, clean streets, outdoor cafes for people watching.

And what it does not have is huge crowds, at least when we were there in July.
Written 15 September 2023
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michael s
Brooklyn, NY125 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
Great attraction in the center of the city, few places to eat outside, you can easily look from outside & take photos
Written 21 August 2023
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Deb T
Seville, Spain28 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Beautiful city centre with lots to see . Florence of the South . Roman amphitheatre discovered recently under main square
Written 12 August 2023
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Shalgk
Kiryat Ono, Israel146 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
Absolutely worth a visit. Lively city in the night. Beautiful architecture very impressive houses and palaces. Find your restaurant don’t just go in anyone especially not the tourist ones. Read before going in. Wander around town you won’t regret
Written 28 July 2023
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Cerises1949
Guernsey, UK106 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
What an amazing place! The old quarter is magical. We hadn’t thought we would enjoy such a big town, but we were so wrong! Go visit!
Written 6 June 2023
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