Lecce: Private Rural Salento Tour
- Private group
- Duration: 7 hours
Meet your guide and driver in Lecce to depart for Acaya. Discover the ancient history of the village and see its important historic monuments. Your guided tour starts from Porta Terra and proceeds in the direction of the 16th-century castle and the city walls. Admire the church of Santa Maria Della Neve, see the ruins of the Monastery of the Friars Minor and the Church of San Paolo. Afterward, depart for Borgagne. Arrive in Borgagne and begin your guided tour. Be amazed by the village and see how it's been suspended in time with its preserved buildings and monuments, giving it ancient charm. Stroll along and admire the Mother Church, the tower-houses, 16th-century buildings, and Petraroli Castle. After your tour of Borgagne, go to a typical Masseria Le Stanzie for an Italian countryside experience. See its old mill and take the opportunity to have lunch with local products. Return to L...
You'll begin by meeting with your driver and guide in Lecce before your departure. Later, you'll arrive to Galatina at 9:00AM to begin a private guided tour of the city. You will visit one of the most beautiful and important Basilicas in southern Italy, Saint Catherine of Alexandria in the Gothic-Romanesque style, which includes a walk in the historic center to admire the clock tower and the ancient gates to the city. Following that, you'll arrive to Soleto at 11:00AM to begin your second private and guided tour. Soleto is a charming authentic village of which you will be able to appreciate the 14th and 16th-century art of its civil buildings which are characterized by coats of arms and Baroque ornaments. You'll later arrive to Masseria le Stanzie at 12:30PM. There you will visit the Masseria and its ancient Ipogeo oil mill, before returning to Lecce.
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