Lecce is about an hour to the south of Trulli Talily. Lecce is the capital of the province on Puglia’s Salento peninsula, often referred to as “the Florence of the South” because of its glorious Baroque architecture.
With over 2,500 years of history, it’s a pleasure to wander through the maze of streets and enjoy the wonderful vistas when visiting the many shops, bars and restaurants.
For centuries it was a strategic provenience, colonized, invaded and conquered by just about every major power of the day…
Places to visit
Local days out at a zoo safari, the deep caves of Castellana Grotte, pre-historic cave settlements or a local town with ceramic and pottery shops.