Castello di Carlo V
This 16th-century castle was built around a 12th-century Norman tower to the orders of Charles V and consists of two concentric...
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...
Below the ground level of the piazza is this restored 2nd-century-AD amphitheatre, discovered in 1901 by construction workers. It was...
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
Pick up your own ingredients at Lecce’s fresh-produce market .