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From Lecce: Otranto Tour and Transfer

Product ID: 339596
From Lecce, head to Otranto, one of the most beautiful towns in Italy. There, you'll be met by your local guide who will help to introduce you to this fascinating and majestic place.
About this activity
Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the stunning landscapes that surround Otranto
  • Learn all about the city from your local tour guide
  • Enjoy a convenient transfer via minivan
Full description
You'll meet your driver in Lecce and leave for Otranto. Once there, you will meet a local tour guide who will help you to discover one of the most ancient and fascinating places in Salento.

Admire the exterior of the Aragonese Castle of Otranto, built at the end of the fifteenth century. Its towers and walls protected the city. You'll hear the history of Otranto, considered the gateway to Italy for the people in the east. It is certainly one of the most important historical and cultural centers of Salento, thanks to the presence of ancient churches and palaces.

During the guided tour, you will discover the historical center of Otranto. From time to time, catch glimpses of where the village meets the famous crystalline sea. Take the opportunity to enter the Cathedral of the Annunciation, which houses one of the most beautiful mosaics in southern Italy, built in the second half of the 1100s and representing the tree of life.
Includes
  • Roundtrip transfer from Lecce
  • Guided tour in Otranto

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Caffè Alvino - Piazza Sant'Oronzo, 30, 73100 Lecce LE, Italy

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to run.