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Roman Anphitheatre of Lecce http://www.pugliaandculture.com/touristic-places-in-puglia/lecce-the-baroque-town

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La Basilica of Santa Croce in Lecce - 17th century Baroque architecture - Apulia,  Italy

La Basilica of Santa Croce in Lecce - century Baroque architecture - Apulia, Italy--Lecce was one of the highlights of my 2013 Puglia trip!

Baroque Lecce - Centuries before the invention of public schooling, billboards and living pictures, the church used its exterior walls to tell the story

Tours around Florence for Wine Lovers - Italian Notes

Ahhh, welcome to Lecce, Italy; a historically preserved, walled city situated in the heel of Italy’s boot in the Puglia region. Within the old city center are numerous Baroque-style churches, half-buried Roman ruins, locally-run restaurants, a plethora of shops and artist studios.

10 Things to Do in Lecce, Italy

Ahhh, welcome to Lecce, Italy; a historically preserved, walled city situated in…

Lecce - Italy's Best Kept Secret

Lecce - Italy's Best Kept Secret

An introduction to Lecce in the Puglia region of Southern Italy.Commonly known as the "Pearl of the Baroque" and the "Florence of the South", this town has escaped mass tourism and truly is Italy's best kept secret .

Baroque Lecce (Italy). 'The extravagant architectural character of many Puglian towns is down to the local style of barocco leccese (Lecce baroque). The local stone was so soft, art historian Cesare Brandi boasted it could be carved with a penknife. Craftsmen vied for ever greater heights of creativity, crowding facades with swirling vegetal designs, gargoyles and strange zoomorphic figures.

Visited Lecce twice over the years and it always impresses me. It's home to fantastic baroque architecture and some great food/wine!

Chiesa di Santa Chiara - Lecce, Apulia, Italy

Chiesa di Santa Chiara - Lecce, Apulia, Italy - Wandering Through Italy - Artemest

Beautiful Baroque architecture of Lecce

Beautiful Baroque architecture of Lecce

Basilica di Santa Croce. Lecce, Italy - also called the "Temple of the Italian Glories" for being the burial site of brilliant Italians, such as Galileo and Michelangelo (among others)

Lecce, Italy is so beautiful & needs to make its way onto everyone's bucket list! The Basilica di Santa Croce, a Baroque church, is just one of the many wonders in Italy.

Learn Italian in Lecce in partnership with La Scuola di Italiano per Stranieri - has been offering the Lecce Italian Language Experience since 2012.  Whether you have already been to Italy or whether you are going for the first time, Baroque Lecce, the School of Italian for Foreigners and the unexplored south are waiting. A truly memorable experience in this amazing part of Italy is guaranteed.  At the heart of the Lecce Italian Language Experience is a four week program that will immerse…

The Lecce Italian Language Experience

Learn Italian in Lecce in partnership with La Scuola di Italiano per Stranieri - has been offering the Lecce Italian Language Experience since 2012. Whether you have already been to Italy or whether you are going for the first time, Baroque Lecce, the School of Italian for Foreigners and the unexplored south are waiting. A truly memorable experience in this amazing part of Italy is guaranteed. At the heart of the Lecce Italian Language Experience is a four week program that will immerse…

Baroque architecture in Lecce

Baroque architecture in Lecce

Baroque architecture of Lecce

Baroque architecture of Lecce

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