Where to stay around Lecce?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,217 holiday lettings near Lecce. From 470 apartments to 328 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lecce for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lecce?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lecce:

  • Santa Caterina: 67 holiday homes
  • Lido Conchiglie: 70 holiday homes
  • Centro Storico: 91 holiday homes
  • Centro Storico: 30 holiday homes
  • Lido delle Conchiglie: 22 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, 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 when travelling to Lecce?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Lecce. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Piazza Sant'Oronzo: 2,655 holiday lettings
  • Convitto Palmieri Lecce: 2,717 holiday lettings
  • Lecce Obelisk: 2,651 holiday lettings
  • Chiesa dei Santi Nicolo e Cataldo: 2,639 holiday lettings
  • Sigismondo Castromediano Museum: 2,719 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lecce listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Lecce?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 470 apartments in Lecce. Our other popular types of Lecce holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 328 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 186 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaus: 32 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lecce?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 166 holiday homes with pool available in Lecce. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a Holiday Rental House in Lecce, Italy Your Home Away from Home


    The central city of Lecce in the ""heel"" part of the country of Italy is a popular destination for many travellers, although it remains one of Italy's hidden gems. Often referred to as ""The Florence of the South"", a Lecce holiday will offer a range of things to see and do as well as the opportunity to soak up some of the most beautiful Baroque architecture to be found in Italy. A Lecce holiday rental house is an ideal base from which to explore this vibrant city and its surroundings; you will likely find it is a comfort to come back to the house to relax after a busy day! A Lecce holiday is sure to leave you with some wonderful memories of this often overlooked, exquisite part of the country.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Lecce, Italy

    Travellers on a Lecce holiday will find a multitude of activities to indulge in. In terms of outdoor activities visitors can enjoy opportunities exist for swimming, tennis, golf, fishing, walking, cycling and horse riding. There are also several cooking schools in the city and surrounding area which offer cooking courses for those who love their food. Visitors will find a lot of great Baroque architecture in the city on buildings such as The Duomo, The Celestine's Convent and The Church of The Holy Cross. Lecce is also home to several art galleries and there are open-air theatres for visitors to enjoy in the warmer summer months.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Lecce, Italy

    If you can prise yourself away from your comfortable Lecce holiday rental house then there are many great towns to be visited. One such town is Gallipoli which is approximately 45 minutes to the west of Lecce, right on the west coast. Visitors will find that Gallipoli has many old beautiful buildings and a 16th century bridge which connect Gallipoli's Old Town to the mainland. The Castello Angiono is an old fortress that sits close to the entrance of the Old Town and is thought to have originated in the 11th century. Most of the remaining castle dates from the 15th century and the interior is filled with high vaulted ceilings and beautiful architecture.

    Weather in Lecce, Italy

    Those considering having a Lecce holiday rental house will be able to experience a wonderful Mediterranean climate. This means that there are very hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Lecce holiday are July and August when the daytime temperature reaches as high as 32°C. The coldest months of the year are January and February when the daytime temperatures stays at around 13°C, which is still quite pleasant. The wettest months of the year are October and November when just over 3 inches of rain falls during each month. The driest months are the summer months of June and July where there is less than 1 inch of rainfall per month.

    Travel to Lecce, Italy Travellers on a Lecce holiday can land at Brindisi Airport (BDS) which is approximately 40 minutes away from the city. Several airlines offer cheap, regular flights to the area such as Alitalia, KLM, BMI and Flybe. Passengers can depart from several UK airports including Manchester (MAN), Aberdeen (ABZ), London Gatwick (LGW), East Midlands (EMA) and Birmingham (BHX).

    Activities and attractions in Lecce

    Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Lecce has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Cantina Vecchia Torre (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
    • Conti Zecca Winery (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
    • Leone de Castris Winery (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
    • Nardo Technical Center (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Lecce

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Lecce is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Frigole Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
    • Regional Natural Park "Woods and Marshes Rauccio" (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
    • Torre Chianca Beach (8 mi / 12.9 km)
    • Le Cesine Nature Reserve (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
    • Lido Le Cesine (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
    • Kalé Cora Beach (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)