Point of interest

Poggio Sant’Elia

Strada Vicinale-Stradella Corvino, Trepuzzi, (Lecce)

A short distance from Squinzano, heading south-west, we will see the Poggio Sant'Elia, a destination for walking and hiking. Important Basilian  grange, houses the...

Museum

Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta

Piazza del Duomo, Lecce

The current building of the late seventeenth century was built on the site of an earlier structure dating back to 1388, when the Dominican Fathers arrived in Lecce....

Archaeological Area

Anfiteatro romano di Lecce

Piazza S. Oronzo, Lecce

The amphitheatre is located at the eastern edge of the Roman town and dates back to the Augustan period. The monument is elliptical with major axis placed in...

Religious building

Basilica di Santa Croce

Via Umberto I, Lecce

The Basilica of St. Croce together to the former Celestine convent is the highest manifestation of Baroque art. The facade is composed of six columns to smooth shafts...

Museum

Museo del Teatro Romano

Via degli Ammirati, 5, Lecce

Attached to the theater, the museum was set up by the Memmo Foundation, in some rooms of the prestigious seventeenth century palace that belonged to the Romano...

Religious building

Cattedrale di Santa Maria Annunziata

Via Basilica, 24, Otranto, (Lecce)

Dedicated to St. Mary of the Assumed, the Cathedral was built under the Normans and completed in the twelfth century. It built on the ruins of a Messapic village, a...

Museum

Museo Civico "Emanuele Barba"

Via Antonietta de Pace, 108, Gallipoli, (Lecce)

Founded in 1878 by Emanuele Barba, the museum is structured in collections from different sectors. The historical artistic section include painting of artists from...

Point of interest

Lungomare degli Eroi

Via D'Aragona A., 20, Otranto, (Lecce)

The reef at the center of Otranto, in walking distance. Subject to the low tide, it becomes a natural pool. On the Heroes's Seafront is a statue dedicated to the...

Religious building

Chiesa di Santa Chiara

Via Augusto Imperatore, Lecce

Its first foundation, commissioned by Bishop Tommaso Ammirato, dates back to 1429; it was later almost completely restored between 1687 and 1691. The construction of...

Museum

MUSA - Museo Storico Archeologico

"Università del Salento, Complesso Studium 2000, Lecce

"The Historical-Archaeological Museum (MUSA) has been created as part of the Coordinated Project (IN20) of the Universities of Catania and Lecce. It has been funded...

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Museo dell'Ambiente (Storia della Scienza e della Natura)

Via per Monteroni, Centro Ecotekne, Lecce

"The Museum for the Environment is a reference point for research, formation, and documentation on environmental matter, other than for the safeguard and conservation...