Guided tour

Lecce: Baroque Architecture and Underground Walking Tour

Guided tour

Lecce: Baroque Architecture and Underground Walking Tour

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From US$ 37.73 per person

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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
English, 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

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Meet at InfoTab Tours, the local partner’s office.

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 54 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5

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Splendida giornata a Lecce, grazie anche alla guida del Prof. Luigi Bianco che con la sua professionalità ci ha permesso di scoprire una spledida Lecce con le sue sfaccettature e dettagli che da soli non saremmo stati in grado di cogliere. Visita consigliata

March 27, 2023

Bellissima città. La nostra guida, Diletta, è stata cortese, professionale, simpatica e super esaustiva. Un tour che ci ha consentito di conoscere Lecce e le sue caratteristiche principali, dandoci quindi la possibilità di comprendere meglio cio6che poi nel pomeriggio, girando per la città, abbiamo visto individualmente. Grazie Diletta!

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March 27, 2023

Abbiamo avuto il piacere di avere come guida Luigi! Ci ha incantati dal primo minuto con i minuziosi racconti di storia, leggende, arte, cultura .....con tutto! 10 e lode a Luigi e grazie delle indimenticabili ore trascorse insieme! Semplicemente eccezionale!

March 27, 2023

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