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Lecce Baroque city

Lecce Baroque city

12.09.2019

Visiting Lecce means having the opportunity to discover an open-air museum. Salento city is the undisputed protagonist of a tour of Puglia. One of the most fascinating destinations in the south ready to conquer the visitor with its beauty and its typical culinary delicacies such as the famous pasticciotto.
 
The Lecce Baroque is an expression of a precise historical moment and the entire city of Lecce today preserves rare examples of such architectural beauty as the Basilica of Santa Croce in Piazza Duomo and the church of San Matteo. The Lecce stone reigns supreme, a particular limestone typical of these parts, known above all for its ease of processing. The friezes, capitals, pinnacles and rose windows that decorate many of the buildings and churches are made of this stone in Lecce .
 
To have the opportunity to admire Lecce in all its splendor, you need to plan a weekend in the city of Baroque. During the stay, an expert guide will lead the visitor to discover the historical center, easily accessible on foot, being closed to traffic. Walking along the main streets that intersect in very small alleys, you can admire the beauty of the Lecce Baroque.
 
A weekend in the Baroque city to discover ancient traditions such as the art of papier-mâché with which sacred sculptures are still made today. But not only, in the Salento capital you have the opportunity to breathe the authenticity of a genuine land full of typical products and unique delicacies to taste at least once!
 
Visiting Lecce on a weekend of relaxation, between culture and food and wine means being ready for continuous discoveries in the Baroque city to live pleasant experiences and be ready to greet with a goodbye, to come back again and again.