The visit starts from Basilica di Santa Croce, jewel of Lecce’s Baroque, and continues to Piazza Sant’Oronzo square, where you can see the the Old Town Hall “Sedile”, the Roman Column and Amphitheatre, important remains of Lecce's glorious Roman heritage.
Walking throughCorso Vittorio Emanuelestreet, you will see some16th, 17th and 18th-centuryhistorical buildingsand theChurch of Saint Irene. Then you will visitPiazza Duomosquare, with theArchbishop’s Residence, theSeminary, theBell Towerand theCathedral.
The tour will take you to the underground museum “Palazzo Taurino: Medieval Jewish Lecce”, situated in the core of the Jewish area on the remains of the Synagogue, with its mikveh and mezuzah.
Here in the cellars of Palazzo Taurino is the start of a journey into Medieval Lecce, a journey into what is still even today largely unexplored.
PRICE: from €10,00 + € 3,00 (Underground Museum Ticket)
٭Price may vary depending on the number of participants