• Duration: 3 hours
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Meet on location
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Description

Our best tourist guides will accompany you during a passionate tour through the historic center, full of history, traditions, anecdotes and culinary experiences. This walking tour will let you know the papier-mâché tradition thanks to a visit in a local craft workshop. 

Start the tour at Piazza del Duomo, to begin than with the guide the walking in the marvelous city of Lecce, where you will know more about the history by passing through St. Irene Church that was built between 1591 and 1639 for the Theatines and dedicated to the city’s patron saint.The walk will continue to the St.Oronzo Square, the largest square within the city walls, the happening center of Lecce and the site of the Roman Amphitheater ruins. 

The tour continue to the Church of the Holy Cross, is a Baroque style completed in 1695.The church has a richly decorated façade, with six smooth columns supporting an entablature, with animals, grotesque figures and vegetables, and has a large rose window. Not to miss the the Celestine Palace, that was built during different period of times, oldest part of the construction dates is back in the first half of the XIV century.

Walk back in the history with the guide visiting the St. Chiara Church, a very famous church and admired in Lecce for its baroque style and the The ceiling is 18th-century Leccese cartapesta (papier-mâché) masquerading as wood. And how can we not visit in the heart of Lecce The Roman Theatre, build back in the 2nd century AD, it was forgotten for a long time, covered by gardens and palaces and absorbed by the 18th century. A real historical and cultural gem in the heart of the city. Known for the baroque style and architecture is the St. Matteo Church, one of the nicest churches knows by locals as the Santa Maria della Luce. 

Walking in the history, the guide will take to the southernmost of the three gates to the old center of Lecce, dedicated to San Biagio, bishop of Sebaste in Armenia in the 4th century. It is located near Piazza d'Italia. You will taste the “pasticciotto leccese” and having a good cup of Italian coffee in one of the best bars of the town. 

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • 3h guided tour
  • Tasting pasticciotto and liquor or coffee
  • Stop in a small artisan shop 

What's excluded

  • Pick Up & Drop off from accommodation to the meeting point 
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food & Beverages 
  • Lunch/Dinner 

Important information

  • Please note that this tour requires a minimum of 2 pax to be confirmed 
  • Please be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before of the departure of the tour written in the voucher
  • Participant Requirements: Bring a mask with you and wear it during all the activities. All participants +12 years old must present one of the following documents: a complete vaccination certificate; certificate attesting to the administration of the first dose of the vaccine, which took place at least 15 days prior to the activity; a confirmation of the healing from Covid-19 within the last 6 months; the negative result of a swab performed no more than 48 hours before the activity. We remind you that in the absence of these documents it will not be possible to participate in the activity and no refund will be made.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 2 days or less before departure

Categories

  • ARTS AND CULTURE
  • WALKING TOUR
  • SIGHTSEEING ATTRACTION
  • SIGHTSEEING
  • CITY TOURS

Guided Language

  • Italiano
  • Francaise
  • Español
  • English

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