8 days in Gallipoli, Lecce & Santa Maria di Leuca Itinerary

8 days in Gallipoli, Lecce & Santa Maria di Leuca Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Province of Lecce vacation planner

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Gallipoli
— 2 nights
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Lecce
— 1 day
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Gallipoli
— 3 nights
Drive
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Santa Maria di Leuca
— 1 day
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Gallipoli
— 2 nights

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Gallipoli

— 2 nights

Ionian Pearl

Deriving its name from the Greek for "beautiful city," Gallipoli retains the charm of an old fishing port.
Hobo Club has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Antica Farmacia Provenzano, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cattedrale di Sant'Agata, don't miss a visit to Il Frantoio del Vicere, examine the collection at Frantoio Ipogeo di Palazzo Granafei, then look for gifts at Souvenir La Perla, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Hobo Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Samsara Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Teresa d'Avila, and finally contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Gallipoli.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gallipoli attractions planning tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Brindisi Airport, Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport and Lamezia Terme Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lecce.

Things to do in Gallipoli

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Lecce

— 1 day

Florence of the South

Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
On the 9th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then delve into the distant past at Anfiteatro Romano, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lecce trip maker site.

Getting from Gallipoli to Lecce by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gallipoli.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gallipoli

— 3 nights

Ionian Pearl

Your day by day itinerary now includes Scuba & Snorkeling as well as Hobo Club. On the 10th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Baia Verde di Gallipoli, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Punta della Suina, look for gifts at Artigianato Salentino Micaletto, then get a taste of local nightlife at Hobo Club, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Gallipoli. On the next day, cool off at Splash Parco Acquatico, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then get outside with G Beach, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Gallipoli trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Lecce to Gallipoli takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Santa Maria di Leuca.

Things to do in Gallipoli

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Maria di Leuca

— 1 day
Santa Maria di Leuca, often spelled simply Leuca, is a frazione of the comune of Castrignano del Capo, in the province of Lecce (Apulia), southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then stop by Azienda Agricola Boccarello - Olio del Salento.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Santa Maria di Leuca trip website.

Traveling by car from Gallipoli to Santa Maria di Leuca takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Gallipoli in August, plan for little chillier days in Santa Maria di Leuca, with highs around 85°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gallipoli.

Things to do in Santa Maria di Leuca

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Gallipoli

— 2 nights

Ionian Pearl

Your day by day itinerary now includes Scuba & Snorkeling as well as Hobo Club. On the 13th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Domenico al Rosario, see the interesting displays at Marea - Centro di Cultura del Mare, join in the after-dark buzz at Hobo Club, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Gallipoli, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Punta della Suina, and finally stroll through Spiaggia Baia Verde di Gallipoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a splash at Splash Parco Acquatico, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then head outdoors with G Beach.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Gallipoli tour website.

You can drive from Santa Maria di Leuca to Gallipoli in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Santa Maria di Leuca in August, you will find days in Gallipoli are a bit warmer (91°F), and nights are slightly colder (69°F).

Things to do in Gallipoli

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip