Top 10 Things to Do in Lecce, Italy by JetSettingFools.com

Top 10 Things to Do in Lecce, Italy

Lecce, Italy is quintessentially Italian. The historically preserved, walled city is situated in the Puglia region…better known as the Heel of Italy’s Boot. Buried in the twisting cobblestone lanes of the old city center are hidden gems – like Baroque churches, half-revealed Roman ruins, family-run restaurants and artist studios. 

The city, rich in tradition, still abides by local customs; all the shops close mid-afternoon and re-open for the time-old tradition of the evening stroll.… Read the rest


Lecce Restaurants: What and Where To Eat in Lecce, Italy by JetSettingFools.com

Lecce Restaurants: What and Where To Eat in Lecce, Italy

There is so much to love about Lecce, Italy – the unearthed Roman ruins, the extravagant Baroque architecture and, of course, the incredibly delectable local cuisine. We spent a month in Lecce sampling everything from traditional fare to aperitivo to scrumptious sandwiches.… Read the rest


9 Bars in Lecce, Italy: Beer, Wine and Cocktails by JetSettingFools.com

9 Bars in Lecce, Italy: Beer, Wine and Cocktails

We didn’t have high expectations for the bars in Lecce, Italy. It is a small, historic town that markets its architecture more than its nightlife. Being in the middle of a lesser-known wine region, we’d certainly see wine bars, but we were unsure what we would find in the way of craft beer and cocktails.… Read the rest


The 14 Most Charming Churches in Lecce, Italy by JetSettingFools.com

The 14 Most Charming Churches in Lecce, Italy

Lecce is home to an astounding number of churches; there are 22 churches in Lecce, Italy listed on the local tourist map of the historic city center. Found tucked down quiet cobblestone lanes and featured on spacious squares, Lecce churches were designed to impress.… Read the rest


Lecce Museums: 6 Must-See Museums in Lecce, Itlay by JetSettingFools.com

Lecce Museums: 6 Must-See Museums in Lecce, Itlay

We rarely visit museums – but in Lecce, Italy we made an exception. The city features numerous museums that exhibit details of the ancient past and focus on the city’s incredible art history. During our stay in the city (that saw a string of rainy days), we visited 6 Lecce museums.… Read the rest


Exploring the Piazza del Duomo in Lecce, Italy by JetSettingFools.com

Exploring the Piazza del Duomo in Lecce, Italy

The historic Piazza del Duomo in Lecce, Italy is the most beautiful square in the city! Acting as the religious center of town, The Lecce Piazza Duomo is home to some of the most ornately decorated Baroque buildings in Lecce. Unlike most European city squares, the Lecce Piazza del Duomo is enclosed on three sides.… Read the rest


Gallipoli, Italy: 10 Things To See On A One-Day Trip by JetSettingFools.com

Gallipoli, Italy: 10 Things To See On A One-Day Trip

Gallipoli, Italy is a serene seashore town along the western coast of the Salentina Peninsula (which is better known as the Heel of Italy’s Boot). The quaint Old Town occupies an island, which is connected to the mainland via a bridge.… Read the rest


3-Day Itinerary of Sightseeing in Rome JetSettingFools.com

3-Day Rome Itinerary: Sightseeing in Rome

When we made plans to go to Rome, the purpose wasn’t to take in the sights or to immerse ourselves into the culture. We were going for one reason: to meet my mom and sister. It wasn’t our first time city sightseeing Rome, but it was for them.… Read the rest