Lecce: Piazza S.Oronzo - Situated in the heart of the city and named after the patron saint's statue erect in 1666 after the population had defeated the plague which had broken out ten years before. The Cathedral - A wonderful example of baroque style, most cathedral was designed by G.Zimbalo, the most celebratel architect of the time. He also designed the five floor belfry (1682). Porta Napoli - Also know as Arch of Triumph, it was erected in 1548 to pay homepage to Charles Vand thank him for having fortified the town. Twenty metres tall, the arch is situated in a square named after it, where S.Giusto once was. The Obelisck - Was erected in 1822 thanks to Vito Carluccio at the time when Ferdinando I Borbone came to visit the town. Paisiello Theatre - Once the permanet theatre of the town. Founded in 1758 and rebuilt in 1870, it was opened with the performance of Giuseppe Verdi' s 'Un ballo in maschera". Because of its rich decorations, this theatre - which can only contain 320 spectators - is nicknamed "The wedding souvenir". The Holy Cross- Is a symbol of the baroque style in Lecce buil in 1646, thanks to three well-know architects - Gabriele Riccardi, who devoted himself to the general plan and the lower part of the facade; Francesco Antonio Zimbalo who made the twin column porch and the portal aside; Cesare Penna who conceived the high level of the facade. The big Romanesque central rose window, the rich frame, the four columns, and the niches as well as the telamons, the imaginay creatures, the animals, the mythological and historical characters of the focade are all what makes this church unique and renowned over the world.
In the heart of the Centro Storico in Lecce , b&b
La Piazzetta has available 1 two-bedroom flat and 3 studio flats in the heart of the historic centre of Lecce (a few minutes from Santa Croce, Piazza Sant’Oronzo, the tourist bus stop “Salento in Bus” and Lecce University). All flats have air-conditioning, TV, hairdryers, a fridge and a cooker
B&B La Piazzetta has 3 studio flats: each with a two beds (twin/double), air-conditioning, TV, bathroom and a mini kitchen.
How to get there:
By plane: fly to Brindisi airport, based 30km from Lecce. By car (from Brindisi): take the motorway directly to Lecce (the motorway ends in the centre of town, a minute away from Porta Napoli). By train: to Lecce Centrale station, then take a taxi or a bus direct to Porta Napoli (just a few minutes away).
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