Lizzanello is a popular place to head to in Lecce as many of the city’s most popular attractions are within easy driving distance. Two destinations that should be at the top of every visitor’s to-do list is the fabulous Torre del Parco and the iconic Piazza Giuseppe Mazzini. If time permits, be sure to also visit the Sigismondo Castromediano Museum and the Castle of Charles V.
To really get a feel for Lecce, visit one of its museums and theaters. Experience a couple of the spectacular theater, dance and music shows at the Paisiello Theatre. The area is a dream destination for lovers of art. Don’t miss the Franciscan Art Gallery.
Lecce offers a range of noteworthy places to see including the Piazza del Duomo, the Holy Cross Cathedral and the Arco di Trionfo. Lecce is filled with reminders of the past; start your historic tour at Porta Rudiae. Those who enjoy sights steeped in religious history will appreciate the care and devotion that has gone into creating the Chiesa dei Santi Nicolo e Cataldo.
Hit a few balls at the Acaya Golf Club in Vernole, amongst the most popular greens in the area.
Stadio Via del Mare is a great place to spend an afternoon enjoying soccer, and to see local legends, the U.S. Lecce, in all their glory. To fit in, be sure to wear red and yellow, the colors of the U.S. Lecce.
When you’re ready to put your feet up after enjoying the many charms of Lizzanello, check in to one of the area’s numerous bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the amenities at the Hilton Garden Inn Lecce, the 8piuhotel, and the Risorgimento resort.