Guided tour

Lecce: Baroque Architecture and Underground Walking Tour

Lecce: Baroque Architecture and Underground Walking Tour

From US$ 36.63 per person

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 48 reviews

Review summary

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

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Dileta was a wonderful guide. She kept the right pace, with great historical facts. Our family enjoyed the tour a lot. We did not see the time pass by.

November 3, 2022

guide very prepared and attentive to all participants

October 24, 2022

October 18, 2022

Product ID: 382860