Jewish Community in Lecce

This is a walk through the ancient ‘Giudecca’ of Lecce, the district of the Synagogue, which, during the Middle Ages,was home to a flourishing Jewish community.

The itinerary brings to light the memory of the once thriving Jewish community in Lecce, which had been almost completely erased from the city.

St. Oronzo Square (ancient ‘Square of Merchants’), St. Martin’s Gate, Holy Cross Basilica as well as the following streets: via Saponea, via Synagogue and via AbramoBalmes.

Duration: 2 Hours