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Centro Storico, Lecce

piazza Oronzo, piazza del Duomo, via Umberto I, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Great visit

First of all. Try to visit Lecce between 14-16h early June or early September. Therefore you don’t... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Steyfani
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Paris, France
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Another Cultural Hub in the South of Italy

Lecce might not be at the top of the list one thinks of visiting when on a tour of Italy, but it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AnneML63
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New Delhi, India
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“centro storico” (28 reviews)
“old town” (31 reviews)
“historic center” (21 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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piazza Oronzo, piazza del Duomo, via Umberto I, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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"centro storico"
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"old town"
in 31 reviews
"historic center"
in 21 reviews
"winding streets"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful city"
in 23 reviews
"university town"
in 6 reviews
"roman amphitheater"
in 17 reviews
"baroque architecture"
in 22 reviews
"every corner"
in 9 reviews
"take your time"
in 5 reviews
"italian cities"
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"central square"
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"piazza duomo"
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"tourist office"
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"walk around"
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"gelato"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First of all. Try to visit Lecce between 14-16h early June or early September. Therefore you don’t pay the car park and you have no one in the streets (nice to visit when it’s quiet). Although it can be busy, it’s a nice city to...More

Thank Steyfani
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lecce might not be at the top of the list one thinks of visiting when on a tour of Italy, but it has a lot of charm. First of all, it is the colour of the stones that gives a particular atmosphere to the city...More

Thank AnneML63
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great area with much to see the amphitheatre is only half the size it should be as the other half has been built over . The area has many information signs on the history and architecture . An information centre is at...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting town with many charces of 16-18 c. and Roman ruins od Theatro and Amphiteatro. Infortunately the charch St. Giovanni Battista is closed and St. Cuore half-closed on restavration.

Thank libius2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the square! Meh!! We went to another square!! Went in to a couple of churches with extremely well cut stone/marble #amazing. Parking was easy. Food is hard because they close. . Wouldn't go again . I'm sorry people of Leece

Thank Three C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I fell in love in this town after 2 seconds. After being to a lot of dirty and not nice places in southern Italy the last week we came to this pearl. It’s like going back in time and strolling the streets and discovering ancient...More

Thank Trine J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many towns in Puglia with a charming centro storico. Most of them are pedestrian only and contain the town's duomo, characteristic architecture and local charm. Of all of the towns in Puglia, Lecce is one of the best. It is large enough to...More

Thank Bill A
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Lecce is such a joy of a city to casually stroll through and admire its beauty. There are also great restaurants and hotels here. The perfect base to explore other parts of Puglia.

Thank Chris F
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Lecce is a very nice city with many sights to visit. Great architecture. Pleasant to walk in old city at night.

Thank dvora b
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Begin with a Roman amphitheater, a Tourist Information center in a medieval tower, and continue to coffee shops, restaurants, ice cream and gelato havens, all within a 1 minute walk.

Thank GeorgeFMarkhamON
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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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Bluebell90
19 October 2016|
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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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