Lecce, a historic city in southern Italy's Puglia region, has a rich history dating back to ancient times when it was founded by the Messapii people. It flourished under Roman rule and later became an important medieval and Renaissance center known for its Baroque architecture and cultural heritage.
  Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista: A Baroque church known for its ornate facade and interior decorations, located in the historic center of Lecce.
   Piazza Duomo: The main square of Lecce dominated by the impressive Lecce Cathedral (Duomo di Lecce) and its 70-meter bell tower.
   Duomo di Lecce: A stunning Baroque cathedral dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, showcasing intricate carvings and a lavish interior.
   Teatro Romano: Ruins of a Roman amphitheater, dating back to the 2nd century AD, situated near the Sant'Oronzo Square.
   Castello Carlo V: A fortress built in the 16th century by Charles V of Spain, featuring a star-shaped structure and now housing exhibitions and cultural events.
   Anfiteatro Romano: Roman amphitheater remains discovered in the 20th century and now a historical site open to the public.
   Palazzo del Sedile: A former town hall characterized by its Renaissance architecture, located in Piazza Sant'Oronzo.
Piazza Sant’Oronzo: The central square of Lecce, named after the city's patron saint, featuring the Roman column topped by a statue of Saint Oronzo.
Basilica di Santa Croce: A masterpiece of Lecce's Baroque architecture, renowned for its elaborate facade adorned with sculptures and intricate decorations.
Palazzo dei Celestini: A former monastery and now a museum, showcasing Lecce's history and art with a focus on the Celestine Order.