Sacred and profane in Salento’s summer nights
...tales and emotions from Salento
Elegant, cultured and, at the same time, dynamic and full of life, in Lecce there is a hidden special charm. What are the main attractions of the city?
“Otranto’s houses, surrounded by gardens, stretched in an orderly way from the hills to the sea (…); my house was on the hill, in the old town, were only lowly people lived, fishermen and warehouse men, but from there the view reached beyond Rocamatura, an arm of land that pointed into the sea in the West, with a cove, small landings and sand dunes”