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8 Fantastic Things to Do in Lecce That You Will Love!

Fall head over heels in love with the stunning capital city, Leece, situated on the Italian boot in the region of Puglia. It has remained untouched by flocking tourists, giving you an authentic feel of the rustic life. Italians from all over the country use the area as their holiday destination, the fertile soil in the region provides incredible food and drink, and there are beautiful beaches and coves just a short journey away. As you wander through the narrow maze of cobbled streets, admiring the jumble of palaces, churches and homes, all with incredible Baroque architecture you will be amazed. The town is not only a delight during the day, at night it comes to life, with busy bars and restaurants with alfresco dining.

Hall in Lecce

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10 intriguing facts about Palermo

Palermo is the cultural capital of Sicily for 2018, with a great choice of places to eat, museums, art and entertainment we can see why. Here are 10 facts about the amazing location:

 

1. Location and population

Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and Palermo is Sicily’s largest city, with a population over 680,000. It is on the northwest coast of the island and looks over the Tyrrhenian Sea. The main beach in Palermo is Mondello and is perfect for snorkelling and swimming in the clear turquoise waters.

 

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