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Riviera organised a guide in the normal way. She took us all around the important parts although... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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We were situated in center. In front of our hotel was the amfiteatar itself. Lots of different... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Zadar, Croatia
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piazza Oronzo, piazza del Duomo, via Umberto I, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Riviera organised a guide in the normal way. She took us all around the important parts although some in the group found her a bit quick. Large group so hard to herd! Explained the evolution of the present city from ancient times through to the...More

Thank Glynis98
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were situated in center. In front of our hotel was the amfiteatar itself. Lots of different cultures,crowded as well as the rest of the Lecce.The placa is alwalys crowded at any time of the day.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The old Roman Amphitheater located in the heart of the old city surrounded by old buildings, churches, restaurants and shops

Thank Yiannos I
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very interesting ruins that surprise me each time we passed by. Do your research and learn the fascinating story about these.

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week 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

Thank MattCologne
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 2 weeks 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
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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
19 October 2016|
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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