Guided tour

Lecce: Baroque Architecture and Underground Walking Tour

Lecce: Baroque Architecture and Underground Walking Tour

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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.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Italian
Wheelchair accessible
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • 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
  • Choose between a shared group or private tour
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
  • 2-hour walking tour
  • Local guide
  • Jewish Museum entry ticket
  • Basilica di Santa Croce entry ticket
  • Duomo entry ticket
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • All participants who are over 16 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination administered at least 14 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months (must be recovered for more than 10 days), a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 13 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5

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June 10, 2022

It is worth the trip to take a guide and visit Lecce, the florence of the south.

June 7, 2022

pleasant and interesting experience

March 25, 2022

Product ID: 382860