Centro storico di Galatina

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Centro storico di Galatina
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MarleenKruibeke
Kruibeke, Belgium138 contributions
Galatina is a bidden gem, but don't tell !
Jun 2019 • Couples
A bit away from Lecce, but very centrale positioned between Ionian and Adriatic sea. Historic centre full of ancient churches, good restaurants, cafeterias, monuments. Been there for a week and had a marvellous stay. Explore the region from this city, it has lots to offer!
Written 12 June 2019
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Nastame
Harrogate, UK1,637 contributions
Not a lot other than the Basilica
Sep 2018 • Couples
The Basilica and environs are first rate. There are some other nice facades along Victor Emanuelle and some narrow streets. It looks really as though it needs a lot of renovation to older buildings, but not worth a visit other than to the Basilica.
Written 22 September 2018
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Renata M
Melbourne, Australia187 contributions
What a fluke
Jul 2018 • Couples
We drove to Galatina from our accommodation at a Masseria in the area looking for some dinner. What a beautiful little town! The historic centre is well-preserved and looked after, and we had a very pleasant couple of hours walking around. We ended up eating in a small piazza, just local fast food - fresh, delicious and cheap. Unfortunately there was a mass in the Basilicata of St Peter & St Paul, so we didn’t go in, and it was closed on the way back.. but it looked magnificent. I’ve seen someone describe it as a mini-Lecce.. it’s certainly extremely handsome.
Written 27 July 2018
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DUN01170
Dublin, Ireland235 contributions
The Basilica alone is 5 Star
Oct 2017 • Business
There is little to attract anyone to this town besides the Basilica and adjoining cloister and refectory. These alone make a trip well worthwhile. Parking can be somewhat of a lottery and only the Basilica is well signposted.
Written 26 October 2017
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Marcus
Lomma, Sweden484 contributions
Visit Galatina!
May 2017 • Solo
Like a mini-Lecce. Galatina is a well kept little town with a beautiful old town to walk and get lost in. Have a decent amount of qualityshops and restaurants. I stayed the afternoon and evening! Parked my car in the center where there are a decent amount of parkinglots.
Written 16 May 2017
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dannychan_sg
Singapore, Singapore2,622 contributions
Quiet Place
May 2017 • Couples
After having spent a few days exploring Lecce, we decided to spend the day driving and visiting some of the other cities and towns outside Lecce. Our first stop was the Centro Storico in Galatina. We wanted to visit the Basilica di Santa Caterina di Alessandria as well as the Chiesa Madre dei Santi Pietro e Paolo a Galatina, but both happened to be closed. We ended up having a nice seafood lunch at Anima & Cuore, followed by a walk around the Centro Storico. The place was pretty quiet (very few people) and most of the shops were closed.
Written 3 May 2017
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preglad
New York3,512 contributions
Galatina: lovely town with excellent church & "probably still being refurbished" museum
May 2016 • Couples
Galatina is a fine town in which to walk around for a bit. Saints Peter and Paul Gothic Church is quite stunning as we took many photos.We unfortunately missed the even more famous Santa Catarina Cathedral in terms of our timing. What we didn't miss is something we may not have supposed to yet see: a very interesting town museum with a most eclectic and historically panoramic vastness of displays in various contexts that was overall quite impressive. We spent over an hour going form room to room with not a single person insight, either tourist or employee. The whole complex is under a renovation and seems affiliated with the local university/college arts department as well. As we were finishing our very unusual tour, we heard voices from a single small office somewhere but weren't quite sure precisely where. I asked when we went out if it was ok to enter and nobody thought it was a problem. Either we had a very lucky experience or they are very casual about allowing those who wish to enter do so. There were no signs of any kind in Italian or any other language that we could see suggesting entry was not allowed. If it's formally reopened when readers arrive, we suggest you not miss this Galatina gem not yet formally listed not this site or in an of my many tour books. If you are allowed entrance under similar circumstances as ours, it's well worth the time. Oh and of course, currently formally free of charge.
Written 5 June 2016
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ajojo
Gravina in Puglia, Italy123 contributions
walk the town..talk to everyone
Sep 2015 • Couples
what a pleasure it is to greet everyone as they smile and greet you.We needed help finding something,the people were willing to take you there, no charge ,no problem.....how very gracious! many good places to eat , interesting sights, beautiful churches and museums
Written 12 February 2016
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saul g
Tel Aviv, Israel990 contributions
compact , calm , beautiful .
Jun 2015 • Couples
Two hours of calm pleasure strolling in the centro storico of (baroque) Galatina . Late morning , on our way to visit Nardó and Galipoli , we stop here in Galatina . Starting our tour of the Old City at the main attraction : Basilica di Santa Caterina di Alessandria , we continue to stroll and taking a peek at the beautiful Hotel Palazzo Baldi from it's inside , and lifting our heads to look at the famous Clock Tower .
Written 18 July 2015
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Andrea T
Shalimar, FL684 contributions
Worth a stroll
Dec 2014 • Couples
While in the area, it's worth a stop in Galatina as it is a charming little town. In an hour or two you can see everything it has to offer.
Written 28 December 2014
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