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Lecce                                    daily city tours with food & wine tastings


Lecce day city tours, guided walking and cycling tours of baroque churches and palaces

Our daily tours offers endless opportunity to discover Lecce baroque jewel, its food & wine and the surrounding countryside, through day tours and excursion operated by your local experts and guide.

Explore the magic of endless olive groves, cruise the adriatic coast, cycle to the nearby villages and delights your sense with the local culinary specialities with our daily gourmet excursions enjoying the personalized exclusive service of a local concierge, visiting small wineries and cheese producers for a authentic food & wine experience.

Our daily gourmet, cultural & active excursions designed to enhance your stay in Lecce are crafted for independent traveler and offer unique opportunities to savor local culinary delights discovering hidden jewels of Puglia.

All day tours will be tailor made to suite you best and combine one or more of our exclusive daily activities. Tours are PRIVATE and ESCORTED , operated only for you and the people you choose.

We are locals living in the same area you will be touring and our long term relationships and connections with the local ensure exclusive access to the small producer and exclusive location, for an insight view on the local life and tradition. All tours have limited availability and get booked quickly. We recommend you reserve your space in advance. .

Daily activities                       and gourmet tours

Patria Palace hotel Lecce wine tour

Wine & EVOO tasting tour

A private wine tasting tour of Salento's best and oldest boutique wineries, meeting and talking to the real people beyond the finest Apulian wine and extra virgin olive oil.
available at 9.00 am & 1.00 pm; duration 4 hours; cost pp €enquire; Trip cost includes:
  • hotel pick up & drop off;
  • service of our professional sommelier;
  • introduction to the Apulian local grapes and varieties, wine-production methods and modern techniques;
  • tutored wine tasting of selected local wines and olive oil;
  • Enquire & Pre booking
    Otranto hotel wine tasting

    Lecce wine tasting walk

    A wine tasting walking tour through Lecce old town, a unique opportunity to sharpen your knowledge on wines of Puglia with our (certified AIS & ONAV) wine expert Angela, while discovering the town; a friendly, informal yet informative walk, between noble palaces and baroque churches , the perfect introduction to Lecce old town and fine Primitivo and Negramaro wines.         available every day at 11.00 am & 5.30 pm;
    duration 2 hours; cost pp € enquire;
    Tuition includes:
  • service of our local wine expert;
  • introduction to the Apulian local grapes and varieties, wine-production methods and modern techniques;
  • city tour ;
  • Enquire & Pre booking
    Otranto day bike tour

    Lecce 1 day winery BIKE tours

    1 DAY guided cycling excursion to explore the town of Lecce, its surroundings, the nearby wineries villages and local producers. available at 9.00 am duration half or full day; cost pp from € 30 enquire;
    tour includes:
  • hotel pick up & drop off;
  • service of our local guide;
  • use of top notch hybrid bike;
  • riding distance: 20 to 60 km;
  • difficulty grade: easy;
  • terrain: surfaced mostly flat
  • optional lunch at the winerys €pp;
  • Enquire & Pre booking                               
    Otranto hotel culture walks

    Lecce private cultural tours

    A private walking tour of Lecce old, a friendly and informal walk to discover the baroque architecture and dolce vita the way we like to unveil this unique jewel of southern Italy.         available at 9.30.00 am & 4.00 pm; duration 3/4 hours; cost pp€ enquire; Tuition includes:
  • service of our local guide for the duration of the walk;
  • optional personal shopping tour;
  • Enquire & Pre booking
    Lecce food tour

    Lecce walking food tour

    A leisure walk through the streets of Lecce to understand more about the culinary heritage of Puglia, the baroque and the food culture.         available from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm; duration 3 h; cost pp € enquire;         Tuition includes:
  • service of our local food & wine expert guide;
  • tasting of local delights;
  • Enquire & Pre booking
    Lecce Patria Palace hotel culture walks

    Lecce private cultural walks

    A private cultural tour of Lecce old town to discover with our knowledgeable guide this unveiled baroque jewel of southern Italy.         available at 10.00 am & 4.00 pm; duration 2 hours; cost pp€ enquire; Tuition includes:
  • service of our local guide for the duration of the walk;
  • visit of local artisan shops and private museums;
  • aperitivo based on local delights
  • Enquire & Pre booking
    Lecce cooking class

    Hands on cooking class

    1 day hands on cooking class and fresh pasta making workshop with a local chef to explore the culinary tradition and heritage of Puglia.         available at 9.30 am & 3.30 pm; duration 4 h; cost pp €enquire; Tuition includes:
  • hotel pick up & drop off;
  • service of our local chef and professional sommelier;
  • hands on cooking class including fresh orecchiette pasta making and dessert preparation;
  • lunch based on what prepared with local wine and dessert;
  • Enquire & Pre booking       All the way to the top ↑
    Puglia negroamaro primitivo wine tours

    Day trip highlights

    • Exclusive access to selected boutique vineries
    • Remote trails and breathtaking scenarios
    • Insight view on local culture and tradition
    • Personalized and exclusive service

    Also available at the Hotel's roof garden

  • food & wine pairing dinner at your hotel
  • pre dinner tutored wine tasting at your hotel
  • DOC wines Puglia map
    courtesy of Italian Flavor Consortium

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    Patria Palace hotel Lecce wine tasting

    Day trip highlights

    • Exclusive access to selected boutique vineries
    • Remote trails and breathtaking scenarios
    • Insight view on local culture and tradition
    • Personalized and exclusive service

    Patria Palace hotel Lecce food tour and olive oil tasting

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