Where to stay around Province of Lecce?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,269 holiday lettings near Province of Lecce. From 2,916 Studios to 2,907 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Province of Lecce is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Province of Lecce?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Province of Lecce. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Lecce: 1,166 holiday homes
  • Gallipoli: 2,901 holiday homes
  • Otranto: 1,244 holiday homes
  • Villa Marchesi: 2,282 holiday homes
  • Porto Cesareo: 1,189 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Province of Lecce! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Province of Lecce?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Province of Lecce with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Lecce: 1,166 holiday lettings
  • Gallipoli: 2,901 holiday lettings
  • Otranto: 1,244 holiday lettings
  • Porto Cesareo: 1,189 holiday lettings
  • Santa Maria di Leuca: 1,327 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Province of Lecce?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Province of Lecce are:

  • Lecce (LCC-Galatina Air Base): 3,835 self catering accommodations
  • Lecce Airport (LCC): 3,945 self catering accommodations
  • Casale Airport (BDS): 878 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Province of Lecce?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Province of Lecce. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Villa Marchesi: 2,282 holiday rentals
  • Punta Prosciutto Beach: 1,597 holiday rentals
  • Otranto Waterfront: 1,702 holiday rentals
  • Porto Selvaggio: 4,243 holiday rentals
  • Alimini Beach: 2,007 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Province of Lecce listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental property or villa in Lecce, Italy your home away from home

Lecce is a hugely lavish and elegant city in Puglia province (Italy’s ‘heel’) of southern Italy. The ornate carvings which adorn many fine buildings in the area are made of local sandstone, which is so easy to carve that it has spawned an entirely original style of masonry, barocco leccese. Although it is not usually on the well beaten tourist route through Italy, Lecce is a city of magnificence and splendour, with undeniable charm.

Things to do on holiday in Lecce, Italy

There are a whole host of Roman and Greek treasures throughout the town and the area in general. The Piazza Sant’Oronzo is the most important Roman site you can see from a self catering Lecce holiday rental property. The massive 25,000 seat amphitheatre and the church of Santa Croce make for an amazing sight, well worth investigation from any holiday accommodation in the Lecce region. The old centre is absolutely filled with places of interest and lovely old churches, so you will never be short of fascinating cultural and historical attractions from a Lecce villa or apartment.

Regularly described as a ‘small Florence without the tourists’, Lecce is an art-lover’s dream. There are a whole host of excellent galleries, and during the summer months, there are two open-air theatres which put on plays with famous international actors, singers and performers. The opera season lasts from February until May, and there are plenty of top-class restaurants in which to enjoy an elegant meal afterwards.

The countryside which surrounds the Lecce area is an activity hot spot for those who love the great outdoors. Whether you are hoping to enjoy hill walking, mountain climbing, horse riding or mountaineering, there will be ample opportunities from a self catering villa in Lecce. The coast is not short of entertainment options either. There are numerous sailing schools and water sports centres along the coast, with excellent conditions for sailing, deep sea fishing trips, windsurfing and scuba diving.

Places to visit on holiday in Lecce, Italy

Near-by Gallipoli is the seafood capital of the area, having attracted some of the finest chefs in Italy to its restaurants. Jutting out on a spit into the Mediterranean waters, Gallipoli is an ancient town with a very maritime atmosphere, which charms everyone who visits. The stunning combination of beaches, monuments and delicious cuisine make taking a self catering property here almost irresistible.

The rural, coastal village of Tricase is a beautiful destination tucked into the tree covered hills of the Lecce coast. Although there are no sandy beaches around Tricase, there are some magnificent flat rocks from which to swim and snorkel, and there are some great coastal paths to explore.

Weather in Lecce, Italy

Temperatures during the summer months can get remarkably hot. During the months of July and August, temperatures average over 30°C, with daily peaks often breaking the 40°C mark. If this seems overly hot, temperatures are warm but not scorching between May and June and again from September until mid-October, when temperatures average above 20°C. Winters are amazingly mild, with temperatures almost never dipping below 10°C during the day.

Travel to Lecce, Italy

The proximity of Brindisi Airport (BDS) 45 minutes to the north of a Lecce villa makes Lecce holidays easy to start. Flights to Lecce via Brindisi are provided by Ryanair fromLondonStansted (STN) on a regular basis. There are other options for reaching a Lecce holiday home from the UK, but a flight to Brindisi is by far the most convenient.

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