Defined by German historian Ferdinand Gregorovious the Florence of the Baroque, Lecce is an enchanting
southern Italian town that preserves its original 17th century beauty. Strolling the squares and alleyways, you inevitably feel all the theatrical charm of this architecture with a distinctly Spanish influence dating to the Counter- Reformation.
On the Salentine peninsula it has, moreover, a unique feature: the use of tuff, a friable rock in an elegant white hue, very easy to sculpt and therefore perfect for this intricate style. To take a theme walk through town you should start out from the old circular wall structure and then reach the Duomo Square with picturesque view of magnificent buildings: among others, the Palazzo Vescovile and the Seminario, seat of the prestigious Innocenzian Library. But that’s not all. The entire center is studded with