Lecce is a historic city and one of the must-see attractions when on holiday in Puglia, Southern Italy. Famous for its architecture, Lecce has a lot of sights to see, and to make it even more wonderful the Ionian and Adriatic Seas are close by too. Lively but elegant, the city is a must visit on your Puglia holiday.
Visit Basilica di Santa Croce
This 16th century religious masterpiece is the main spot in Lecce. The best time to visit is early in the morning, as it’s open from 9am-12pm and then 5pm-8pm.
Explore the unique designs of Zimbalo’s artists on the inside and the outside, which include cherubs, sheep and dodos.