Popular Accommodations in Lecce
Highlights in Lecce
- Visit to the castle of Lecce
- Museo Provinciale Sigismondo Castromediano
- Basilica Santa Croce
- Excursion to dream beaches
Most popular in Lecce
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Vacation rentals in Lecce
If you are looking for a vacation rental on the Salento peninsula, you will definitely find it in Lecce. The offer ranges from a spacious vacation rental with pool on the outskirts of the town to a holiday apartment in the heart of the picturesque lanes and a modern apartment for a holiday for two. Whether you choose to settle in the surroundings of Piazza G. Mazzini, Piazza Fillipo Bottazi or Porta Napoli, you will benefit everywhere from the walking distance to restaurants and sights such as the Archaeological Museum and the numerous Baroque buildings.
Holidays in Lecce
Travelers and Activities
One could almost say that a single holiday in Lecce is not enough to lift up all the cultural treasures of Lecce, the offer is so great. In addition to the Basilica of Santa Croce with its gilded coffered ceiling, the "Charles V" Castle, which also houses the Museo della Cartapesta, is particularly worth seeing. Other highlights include the Obelisk, Piazza Sant'Oronzo, which marks the end of the Via Appia, and the Roman amphitheatre, which once housed 20,000 spectators.
Things to know
The best time for a comprehensive holiday in Lecce is during the summer months of June, July, August and September. Then up to 11 hours of sunshine per day as well as water temperatures around the 24-degree mark are tempting. If, on the other hand, you want to book your apartment exclusively for sightseeing tours, you will find optimal travel conditions in the mild spring and autumn months.
Lecce is also called "Florence of the South" because of its numerous baroque buildings.
Top 3 travel tips
A real insider tip for friends of culinary delights lies outside the city walls of Lecce. The restaurant "Trattoria le Zie" still serves the traditional cuisine of Puglia. Enjoy the unique ambience and taste specialities such as broad bean puree or horse meat braised in hot tomato sauce.2. Strolling in the rickshaw through Lecce
You will experience a city tour of a completely different kind on board a rickshaw. The tour can be booked locally and takes you within 90 minutes to the biggest sights of Lecce. Insider tips for the evening are included.3. Visit the archaeological museum
Those who still haven't had enough of culture and history can round off their holiday with a visit to the archaeological museum. After all, the "Museo Provinciale Sigismondo Castromediano" with its exhibition focusing on the time of the Romans and Messapier is one of the most beautiful museums in Puglia.
Vacation rentals in Lecce
In total you will find more than 1000 holiday apartments and vacation rentals from various providers in Lecce. These can already be rented from 33 € per night. The easiest and most convenient way to rent a vacation rental is to book it directly online. On holidu.com this is possible for a variety of holiday accommodations in Lecce.