Vernole is a great place to base yourself in Lecce as a large number of the area’s star attractions are nearby. The Acaya Golf Club and the Torre del Parco are just two of the popular places to visit. If you have time, don’t miss the Piazza Giuseppe Mazzini and the Franciscan Art Gallery.
Visitors to Vernole, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, should head to the nearby museums and theaters. Discover the interactive and traditional museums and exhibit spaces the Sigismondo Castromediano Museum. To catch home-grown and touring acts, spend an evening at the Paisiello Theatre, one of the area’s most popular live concert venues.
Spots such as the Piazza del Duomo, the Holy Cross Cathedral and the Arco di Trionfo make great places to visit while you are in Vernole. Lecce features some evocative reminders of the past; begin your local history tour at Porta Rudiae and the Castle of Charles V. To get a little closer to Lecce’s heart and soul, spend a little time at the area’s most sacred sites, such as the Chiesa dei Santi Nicolo e Cataldo.
Nearby Stadio Via del Mare is a great place to catch a game of soccer, and to see local heroes, the U.S. Lecce, in action. Be sure to wear red and yellow, the colors of the U.S. Lecce.
Finding somewhere convenient to unpack your bags within Vernole couldn’t be easier. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the Hilton Garden Inn Lecce, the 8piuhotel, and the Risorgimento resort.