The city of Lecce is located in the center of the wonderful Salento peninsula, one of the regions of Apulia. It is one of the most charming cities in all Southern Italy, also known as the "Florence of the South" or the "Baroque Florence".
Its historic center boasts a mix of different nationalities and cultures, among which stands the exuberance of the Baroque style, of the churches and palaces built with local stone.
Lecce, for its beautiful heritage was among the six cities Italian candidate for "European Capital of Culture" for the year 2019, but was declared "Italian Capital of Culture" in 2015.
|6 Days in Apulia and Matera departing from Bari||Travel from Bari and experience an unforgettable 6 day tour across the magnificent Apulia region. This trip will afford you the luxury of experiencing the nature and traditions of Apulia, visiting Alberobello, Ostuni, Lecce, Otranto and the very picturesque Matera.|
|Italian Cooking experience in he fantastic Salento region||tDiscover the taste of Salento's cuisine in one of our cooking class and learn the ancient art of baking in the cities of Lecce or Gallipoli (on request). As we take you through the history on how to prepare Salento themed dishes, you will be exposed to the traditional way of cooking these dishes.|
|9 Days semi escorted Tour of South Italy: Sicily, Matera and Apulia||Come away to our 9 Days Tour of Sicily, Matera & Apulia as we will take you on a journey to the best of the bests of Sicily (visiting Palermo, Agrigento and more), Apulia and its ancient Trulli, and the wonderful city of Matera.|