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Lads trip to Lecce

A very well preserved Amphitheatre, which on first glance looks smaller than it really is !! When... read more

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Ossie D
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Bicester, United Kingdom
Truly baroque gem !

Lecce is really a amazing city, full of baroque architecture, Cathedral and squares. The old city... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
SydTraveller777
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Sydney, Australia
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piazza Oronzo, piazza del Duomo, via Umberto I, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

A very well preserved Amphitheatre, which on first glance looks smaller than it really is !! When you walk across the road behind the church, you realise just how big it is !!

Thank Ossie D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lecce is really a amazing city, full of baroque architecture, Cathedral and squares. The old city centre is small enough to explore by walking and the Piazza Sant’Oronzo and Piazza del Duomo are my favourite squares. My top two Cathedral are the Basilica di Santa...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire city center of Lecce is a baroque jewel and is worth spending at least a day walking around and discovering iits alleys and streets. Plenty of churches are worth visiting, but the facades of the buildings (including the churches) alone are spectacular. Plenty...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is an incredible mix of ancient roman architecture with baroque one. In front of the amphitheater/historic site, there is a imposant baroque building, making this place unique.

1  Thank Mortic
Reviewed 1 week ago

wasn't sure what to expect in Lecce. we were very pleased. this city is clean, walkable and lots to see and do. the anthiteatros were free and easy to see. could go in many churches but depending on the time of day some were closed....More

1  Thank susan155004
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was wonderful to walk around this remarkable excavation in the center of Lecce! To see where the animals and people entered and exited the stage area and the seating was terrific.

1  Thank TravelinGalCHS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting city with a lot of ruins full of history, that worth to see if you’re in the area. But definitely it isn't "Florence of the South" . There are some nice streets with shops and galleries. We with pleasure spent half a day in...More

1  Thank EllaShame
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful city with a myriad of attractive baroque buildings & the city "fathers" keeping it clean & very pedestrian friendly. Also remains a living breathing commercial city not sterile & dominated with tour groups.

1  Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely marvellous city with lots of gorgeous monuments. We loved it all. We enjoyed the stroll around the night Lecce , had visited Basilica of Santa Croce and the Roman amphitheatre. We stoped for a break and got aperitivo at the local wine bar. We...More

1  Thank Marishecka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting ruins and definitely worth seeing if you’re in the area. Definitely one of the highlights of visiting Lecce.

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Chris A
10 April 2017|
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Response from marcopolo111 | Reviewed this property |
You can spend easily a week in Puglia. It is not dissimilar from Sicily, although there is less arabic influence and more greek and norman. Lecce is probably the most charming of the "big" towns but it is far from the sea... More
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Response from gijs huib M | Reviewed this property |
Outside the old city walls there is parking space. Some of it is free. But beware. It can be very busy
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