La Cartapesta di Claudio Riso
Chiesa di Sant’Irene
The interior of 17th-century Chiesa di Sant'Irene contains a magnificent pair of mirror-image baroque altarpieces facing each other...
The 12th-century cathedral is one of Giuseppe Zimbalo’s finest works – he was also responsible for the towering, 68m‑high bell tower...
Piazza del Duomo
Piazza del Duomo is a baroque feast, the city's focal point and a sudden open space amid the surrounding enclosed lanes. During times of...
All'Ombra del Barocco
This cool restaurant/cafe/wine bar next door to the Liberrima bookshop has a range of teas, cocktails and aperitivi. It's open for...
La Torre di Merlino
It's hard to imagine that anyone couldn't be satisfied by the Merlino's all-encompassing menu, which includes the best pizza in Lecce...
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II 27 · interesting places nearby
La Cartapesta di Claudio Riso information
Lecce is famous for its papier-mâché figures. You can buy handcrafted figurines (including a commemorative model of Pope John Paul II) in this, Claudio Riso’s workshop.