5 days in Lecce & Porto Cesareo Itinerary

5 days in Lecce & Porto Cesareo Itinerary

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5 days in Lecce & Porto Cesareo Itinerary

Start: Lecce
1
Lecce
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Porto Cesareo
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Lecce

2
nights
Lecce

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): kick back and relax at Torre dell'Orso Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Baia dei Turchi. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Lecce, steep yourself in history at Cattedrale Di Otranto, and then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Otranto.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lecce itinerary builder app .

If you are flying in from Argentina, the closest major airport is Brindisi – Salento Airport. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Porto Cesareo.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Otranto, Torre dell'Orso Beach
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Centro Storico Otranto ©
Centro Storico Otranto
Baia dei Turchi ©
Baia dei Turchi
Torre dell'Orso Beach ©
Torre dell'Orso Beach

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Porto Cesareo

Porto Cesareo ©
Porto Cesareo is a town and comune in the Italian province of Lecce in the Apulia region of south-east Italy.The area around the sea of Porto Cesareo is a beautiful example of "Maquis Shrubland". Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bahia Porto Cesareo. On the 8th (Mon), stroll through Bahia Porto Cesareo, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Nazionale Archeologico, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Togo Bay Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Porto Cesareo tour planner .

Traveling by car from Lecce to Porto Cesareo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Porto Cesareo can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Porto Cesareo

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Taranto, Centro Storico di Gallipoli, Porto Selvaggio
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Togo Bay Beach ©
Togo Bay Beach
Castello Aragonese ©
Castello Aragonese
Porto Selvaggio ©
Porto Selvaggio

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