Medieval Lecce

This itinerary explores the medieval past of Lecce from the Norman Age to the Court of Orsini del Balzo’s dynasty. A journey to discoverthe most important examples of Medieval architecture in Lecce, for example, thenumerous buildings erected by Tancredi Hauteville, Norman Count of Lecce,who later became King of Sicily (Saints Niccolò and Cataldo Church) as well as by Mary of Enghien, Countess of Lecce and later the Queen of Naples, and by her son, Giovanni Antonio Orsini del Balzo( Belloluogo Tower).

Saints Niccolò and Cataldo Church (entrance fee), Monastery of the Olivetan monks, Belloluogo Tower (entrance fee), St. John the Evangelist Church, Greek Church (entrance fee).

Duration: 3 hours.