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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).

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                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    Ultimate location in Lecce!

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    Our stay was simply outstanding! Patrizia is an amazing host, welcomed us at home and explained everything. The apartment is huge and beautiful, with a lot of space and tastefully decorated. The location is superb - two hundred meters from the old city, so you can park your car easily and walk into the old part. I cannot think of better accommodation in Lecce!
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Mar 2017

                                                                                                    Very big, comfortable and in an excellent location.

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    The flat entrance is located on the main road to the west of the old town. It is easy to find, with free parking in the road behind. The flat itself overlooks this more minor road and the gardens beyond. It is on the top floor and is very quiet. We were greeted by the owner's mother, who explained everything very clearly. The owner, Francesco, was very responsive and helpful to questions on email and text. There are food shops, a market and restaurants very close by.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 10-Dec-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                    Lovely property

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    We were very at home in this property, it was very clean, well maintained, beds were comfortable and overall we felt privileged to be staying in such a historic building and area of Lecce. Anna was always available to help us and in fact called a taxi for us on our last day and saw us off when we left. A first for us! The kitchen was bijoux but adequate but we never ceased to produce some lovely meals from it. Our small kitchen at home now feels too big! We were surrounded by lovely restaurants and wine bars We adored Lecce, the flat, sunning ourselves on the roof terrace and just absorbing the atmosphere. We can't wait to go back.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Oct 2016