Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Lecce, Italy

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Number of sights 15 sights
Distance 2.4 km
Ascend 54 m
Descend 43 m

Explore Lecce in Italy with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in LecceIndividual Sights in Lecce

Sight 1: Porta San Biagio

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Porta San Biagio is one of the three access gates to the ancient nucleus of Lecce, dedicated to San Biagio bishop of the city of Sebaste in Armenia in the 4th century, born in Lecce and then left in Armenia due to the persecutions from the road on which this door stands according to tradition. It constitutes southern access to the ancient urban nucleus. It is located near Piazza d'Italia.

Wikipedia: Porta San Biagio (Lecce) (IT)

164 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Chiesa di San Matteo

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The church of San Matteo is a Baroque Catholic place of worship in the historic center of Lecce, located in Via dei Perroni, 29.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Matteo (Lecce) (IT)

227 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Chiesa di Sant'Antonio della Piazza

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Chiesa di Sant'Antonio della Piazza

The church of Sant'Antonio della Piazza, also known as the church of San Giuseppe after the saint after whom the confraternity that officiates there is named, is a church in the historic center of Lecce.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Sant'Antonio della Piazza (Lecce) (IT)

99 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Chiesa di Santa Maria della Grazia

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The church of Santa Maria della Grazia is a religious building in Lecce built in Baroque times. It is located in the central Piazza Sant'Oronzo, opposite the Roman Amphitheatre.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Maria della Grazia (Lecce) (IT)

187 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Anfiteatro Romano di Lecce

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The Roman amphitheater of Lecce is a monument from the Roman era located in Piazza Sant'Oronzo. It dates back to the Augustan age.

Wikipedia: Anfiteatro romano di Lecce (IT)

168 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Chiesa di Santa Chiara

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The church of Santa Chiara is located in the historic center of Lecce, in Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Chiara (Lecce) (IT)

66 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Teatro Romano di Lecce

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The Roman theatre of Lecce is a Roman monument located in the historic center of the city. Of uncertain dating, the theatre is assigned to the Augustan period.

Wikipedia: Teatro romano di Lecce (IT)

257 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Chiesa di San Francesco della Scarpa

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Chiesa di San Francesco della Scarpa

The church of San Francesco della Scarpa is a church in the historical center of Lecce, so called in the 16th century when the minor friars who lived in the destroyed convent of Santa Maria del Tempio divided into convents and observants: the first ones wore shoes unlike the second ones.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Francesco della Scarpa (IT)

230 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: Chiesa della Madonna del Carmine

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The church of Carmine, together with the adjacent convent of the Carmelites, is an architectural complex in Lecce, Italy.

Wikipedia: Chiesa del Carmine (Lecce) (IT)

360 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 10: Basilica di San Giovanni Battista al Rosario

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83 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 11: Porta Rudiae

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Porta Rudiae di Lecce is one of the three doors that give access to the historic city center.

Wikipedia: Porta Rudiae (IT)

129 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 12: Chiesa di Sant'Anna

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The church of Sant'Anna, together with the adjacent Conservatory of the same name, is a Baroque building in the historic center of Lecce built in 1680 and commissioned by Teresa Paladini, at the request of her husband Bernardino Verardi.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Sant'Anna (Lecce) (IT)

141 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 13: Chiesa di Santa Elisabetta

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The church of Sant'Elisabetta is a small church in Lecce, Italy, located in Via Libertini, in the historic center of the city. In ancient times it was dedicated to St. Andrew the Apostle and is also known as Chiesa Nova.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Elisabetta (Lecce) (IT)

88 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 14: Chiesa di Santa Teresa

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The church of Santa Teresa is a baroque church of the historic center of Lecce. Together with the electric convent of the Scalzi Carmelite, it was founded in 1620.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Teresa (Lecce) (IT)

246 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 15: Lecce Cathedral

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Lecce Cathedral is the cathedral of the city of Lecce in Apulia, Italy, dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Lecce.

Wikipedia: Lecce Cathedral (EN)

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