1. Italy
  2. Apulia
  3. Lecce
  4. Church of the Holy Cross

Lecce: 1.5-Hour Historical Walking Tour with Jewish Museum

Product ID: 382860
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Discover the historical wonders of Lecce on this guided walking tour. See the city’s iconic landmarks, including Santa Croce Church and the Roman Column, admire and learn about Lecce's impressive Baroque architecture, and visit the Jewish Museum.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Valid 3 days
(from first activation)
Starting time 11:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Italian
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the town's array of stunning Baroque architecture
  • Listen to local insight into the town's history and culture
  • See iconic landmarks including Santa Croce Church
  • Learn about the town's Roman era at the Roman Column
  • Discover the town's Jewish history at the underground Jewish Museum
Full description
The tour starts with a visit to the majestic Santa Croce Church, the jewel in the crown of Lecce’s Baroque architecture. From here, explore the nearby Piazza Sant’Oronzo, the former market square where you can find the Old Town Hall, the Roman Column, and the remains of a huge Roman amphitheater.

Continue the tour with a walk through the Corso Vittorio Emanuele, which boasts a stunning Baroque palazzi and the recently restored Sant’Irene Church. Arrive at the breathtaking Piazza Duomo next, one of the most critically praised buildings in Italy. See the Archbishop’s Residence, the Seminary, the Bell Tower, and the cathedral.

Finally, visit the underground Jewish Museum and discover the town’s fascinating Jewish history.
Includes
  • 1.5-hour walking tour
  • Local guide
  • Jewish Museum entry ticket
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet at the InfoTab Tours office at Via Umberto I, in front of Santa Croce Church. Please arrive 10 minutes before the activity starts.

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From £16.15 per person