Palazzo Bozzi Corso
One of the most beautiful palaces in the city of Lecce – built in 1775 just a few steps from the Basilica of Santa Croce, it is now a highly stylish and exclusive hotel. You will find boutique Baroque charm oozing from the with ten exquisite suites.
Soak up the heart of this historic city amongst thriving bars, restaurants and boutiques
Every morning, Maria Carla, the Palazzo’s chef, picks herself the fruit and vegetables she needs to create bespoke gourmet meals
Lazy soaks are calling at the salubrious rooftop pool and elegant hotel spa
Ten luxurious and chic suites, styled to the highest level of Italian design
Palazzo Bozzi Corso is bursting with an enviable chic style, dedicated to the memory of the Fiermonte family, it has been lovingly restored and is now the place to stay in Leece. With a salubrious rooftop pool and bar to while away the days when you’re not soaking up the abundance of culture that is to be found in Lecce. Whichever of the ten unique suites you will be staying, you are in for a special treat. Love and care have been poured into the restoration project of this palace with each suite being named after a chapter of the family’s history. The level of art, furnishings and style mixed with ancient ceilings and carvings create a unique mix of contemporary charm and traditional baroque notes making each an idyllic space to relax.
Food can be enjoyed in the garden restaurant and terrace, with gourmet delights freshly prepared daily with seasonal ingredients from the hotel’s vegetable garden. A tranquil spot to enjoy alfresco breakfasts, lazy lunches and romantic balmy dinners.
Nestled in the heart of this vibrant city you are well placed to pop out and immerse in the abundance of baroque charm, enjoy a piazza coffee, mooch the stylish boutiques and devour first class food at the generous array of restaurants, Lecce is an Apulian gem. There is so much to explore in Lecce, many private guided tours can be arranged to take you in and amongst these historical buildings, lavish gardens and private museums.
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Alberobello and the trulli houses
Visit the fascinating town of Alberobello, a UNESCO World Heritage Site home to over 1400 trulli houses, which are traditional to the region and many date back hundreds of years.
Head to Galatina, a small town south of Lecce, the core of the Salentine Peninsula's Greek past.
Cooking class in Puglia
Learn how to create traditional Puglian dishes in a private cooking class at a local farmhouse. Join an expert chef in the kitchen and discover the flavors of the region before enjoying your creations for lunch.
Exclusive Access to a Private Leccese Palace
Gain exclusive access to a private Leccese Palace, originally built in the 16th century by Giacomo Mele. In the second half of the 19th it moved to the Tamborino family, who still own it, and are responsible for the latest renovation works.
Explore the Sassi di Matera
Discover the breathtaking town of Matera in Basilicata, where ancient cave houses, known as the sassi, have been carved into the cliffs. Explore the town and learn about its unique history with your private guide.
Gastronomic tour of Lecce
Uncover the gastronomic side of Lecce on a walking tour of the city with your private guide. As you admire the beautiful architecture, enjoy tasting some of the delicious specialties that are typical of the region.
Private boat trip in Salento
Explore the Salento coastline from the water on board a private boat. Enjoy the views of coastal villages, explore fascinating caves and swim in the sparkling blue waters.
Private walking tour of Lecce
Discover the beautiful town of Lecce, renowned for its impressive Baroque architecture and dubbed the "Florence of the South". Explore Lecce with your private guide and visit some of the city's main sights.
Puglia by vintage car
Discover Puglia's landscapes from the front seat of a vintage Alfa Romeo Spider, exploring the charming villages of the Valle d'Itria with your private guide.
Visit a mozzarella farm
Get your taste buds tingling as you visit this traditional family run farmhouse in the beautiful Apulian countryside, producing the most delicious organic mozzarella
Walking tour of Polignano a Mare and Monopoli
Explore two of Puglia's most charming towns, Polignano a Mare and Monopoli, with your private guide. Discover the picturesque architecture and spectacular sea views as you visit these beautiful coastal towns.