Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Lecce

Come and experience Lecce and its history, cathedral and monuments. Renowned for its cafés, museums and sightseeing, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions like Holy Cross Cathedral and Piazza del Duomo. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Lecce

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation 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 center:

  • 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)
Natural highlights

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 center:

  • 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)
Transport

How to get to and around Lecce

The nearest airport is in Brindisi (BDS-Papola Casale), located 24.3 mi (39.1 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Lecce Station.

Where to stay around Lecce?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,474 holiday lettings near Lecce. From 490 Houses to 196 Villas, 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:

  • Lecce Historic Center: 452 holiday homes
  • Santa Caterina: 173 holiday homes
  • Centro Storico: 111 holiday homes
  • Gallipoli Historic Center: 235 holiday homes
  • Centro Storico: 47 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: 3,317 holiday lettings
  • Sigismondo Castromediano Museum: 3,416 holiday lettings
  • Roman Amphitheater: 3,334 holiday lettings
  • Piazzetta Sigismondo Castromediano: 3,319 holiday lettings
  • Lecce Station: 3,428 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 Houses in Lecce?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 490 Houses in Lecce. Our other popular types of Lecce holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 196 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 580 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 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 204 holiday homes with pool available in Lecce. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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