Journey to the heel of Italy’s boot for a guided walk through historical Lecce and a tour of Palazzo Morisco, followed by coffee.

As you walk through the atmospheric lanes of Lecce, you’ll pass a huge collection of sun-kissed limestone churches and noble palaces. The beautiful Rococo and Baroque architecture was crafted from the local fine-grained stone, while the city flourished from the 16th – 18th centuries. In fact, the entire city is like an open-air museum

You’ll visit the sumptuous Baroque Santa Croce Basilica, and see the impressive façade of the Governor’s Palace, formerly a monastery for Celestine monks. You’ll also visit one of the most impressive squares in southern Italy, Piazza Duomo, and wonder at the 2nd-century Roman amphitheatre, which once held 20,000 spectators.

Then you’ll head to one of Lecce’s most elegant palaces – Palazzo Morisco, which will open its doors exclusively for you. You’ll get a grand tour of this private 14th-century palazzo by the owner himself, followed by a delicious coffee in this refined atmosphere.

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