Below the ground level of the piazza is this restored 2nd-century-AD amphitheatre, discovered in 1901 by construction workers. It was...
Colonna di Sant'Oronzo
A statue of Lecce's patron saint perches precariously on a column in the piazza. The column, originally from Brindisi, marked the end of...
Chiesa di Santa Chiara
A notable baroque with every niche a swirl of twisting columns and ornate statuary.
Treat yourself to great coffee and pasticciotto at this iconic chandeliered cafe in Lecce's main square: they have a sumptuous display...
Lecce's best ice-cream parlour also has an array of fabulous confectionery.
Lonely Planet review
Looking suitably rustic, this osteria serves proper peasant food – such as roast tomatoes, potatoes and artichokes, or horse meatballs – in snug surroundings with just a few tables and a stone-vaulted ceiling.