Chiesa di Sant’Irene
This beautiful conversion of the Monastery of Santa Chiara houses the work of local artists and has a great view of a Roman amphitheatre...
Chiesa di Santa Chiara
A notable baroque church with every niche a swirl of twisting columns and ornate statuary. The ceiling is classic Leccese papier-mâché.
The 12th-century cathedral is one of Giuseppe Zimbalo’s finest works – he was also responsible for the towering, 68m‑high bell tower...
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 · interesting places nearby
Chiesa di Sant’Irene information
The interior of 17th-century Chiesa di Sant'Irene contains a magnificent pair of mirror-image baroque altarpieces facing each other across the transept.