Tour with transfer by a comfortable 8 seat minivan, in sharing
Take a relaxing day to discover the most beautiful cities of Salento. Start from Lecce with a comfortable minivan with driver in the direction of Otranto, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. You will be welcomed by your local guide who will accompany you to visit this fascinating place.
HOW THE TOUR IS ORGANIZED?
You will meet your driver in the center of Lecce and you'll leave in the direction of Otranto. Once there, you will meet a local tour guide and together you'll discover one of the oldest and most fascinating places in Salento, which has obtained the recognition of "one of the most beautiful villages in Italy".You will admire the exterior of the Aragonese Castle of Otranto, built at the end of the fifteenth century, its towers and walls that once protected the city.
You will listen to the history of Otranto, considered the gateway to Italy for populations from the east. It is certainly one of the most important historical and cultural centers of Salento, thanks to the presence of ancient churches and palaces. You will walk in the historic center of Otranto, characterized by narrow streets that intertwine with each other, which occasionally offer enchanting views where the village meets the famous crystal clear sea. Take the opportunity to enter the Cathedral of the Annunciation, which houses one of the most beautiful mosaics in southern Italy, built in the second half of the 1100s and which represents the tree of life.
THE TOUR IN BRIEF:
- Depart from the Lecce city center with minivan
- Meet the tour guide
- Visit Otranto
- Length: 5 h
- Departure: 9.00 am - Return: 2.00 pm
- Meeting point: Caffè Alvino, Piazza Sant'Oronzo, Lecce
- Available all year, from Monday to Saturday, except holidays
- Languages available: English
- Includes: transfer (roundtrip), tour guide
- Tour in sharing with guaranteed departure on min. 2 participants. Group size: max 8 people