The goal of the “Passi a Sud Est” team is to spread a better knowledge of the territory with the possibility to contextualize in the national heritage and history of man, the artistic experiences, history and natural heritage of Salento.

You will live 4 different itineraries under 6 thematic levels:

*Archeology and classical culture

*Archeology and Medieval Architecture

*Civil art and architecture, palaces and gardens

*Art and religious architecture

*Military architecture, towers and castles

*Poets and thinkers


Itinerary “Limina Leocadensis”

  • Vaste:

Excursion to the messapian park called “Warriors park”

Visit to archaeological museum

  • Castro:

Visit to historical center

Visit to Romanesque Cathedral

The messapian wall

  • Tricase:

Wood of the valleys – Valley from XII° century

Visit to the most important church: canvas by Jacopo Palma jr., Veronese, Finoglio

Visit to the historical prisons of “Turris Magna” and “Bastione a lancia”

Visit to historical center

Visit to the “Church of  second sons”: Barocco Neretino, canvas by Giovanni A. Coppola

Visit to the sixteenth Monastery of  “P.P. Cappuccini”

Visit to the “Church of Domenicani”

  • Sant’Eufemia:

“Crypt of Gonfalone”

Visit to the most important church

  • Lucugnano:

Castle of “Alfarano Capece”

Palace of Comi – Girolamo Comi: the poet and the academic of Salento. Meeting with Mr. Donato Valli

Visit to the most important church