Two Days in Lecce

Hard not to love the sights of Italy and for those of us who have been there this only tugs harder on our desire to return.

Orna O'Reilly: Travelling Italy

Detail Basilica del Rosario Detail Basilica del Rosario

Lecce l © Side street in Lecce

Stepping out of the jet that had transported me to Brindisi, right down south on the heel of Italy, I lingered for a moment to inhale the sweet, warm October air and to enjoy the sunshine teamed with the bluest of blue skies. I had arrived for a week in Puglia and my first stop was the baroque city of Lecce where I planned to spend two days sightseeing.

I was just in time to catch the noon bus and was met one hour later in down-town Lecce by my charming hostess Elisabetta, the owner of Roof Barocco Suite. Negotiating our way through the narrow streets I found myself outside a large, cream and beautiful building where she and her family live.

Unlocking a huge wooden door, Elisabetta escorted me up a flight of stairs to the rooftop. There was my…

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2 Responses to Two Days in Lecce

  1. I agree with you there. A beautiful place…

  2. Felicity says:

    A place I would love to visit!

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