Lecce and papier-mâché

Visit Lecce and its most evocative and authentic places with an expert guide.

Take part in a private, personalised tour out of time and out of the ordinary.

Learn how to make traditional local paper mache with a master craftsman.

Experience the most authentic southern Italian atmosphere, immersing yourself in real local life.

The Tour begins

visiting the main attractions of the historic centre such as Porta Napoli, the monumental entrance to the city, the Basilica di Santa Croce with its fascinating Baroque and Piazza Sant’Oronzo.

The Tour continues

through the characteristic narrow streets of the historic centre, discovering the Roman remains of the amphitheatre and small theatre and the squares and churches that reveal the artistic development of Lecce Baroque.

The Tour ends

in Mr Claudio’s workshop where we will learn the procedure for making traditional papier-mâché and discover the secrets of the renowned workshop, one of the most historic in the city. During the workshop, with the help of the master, we will make a real small statue to take home as a souvenir.

Private Tours

on foot




bicycle rickshaw




  • Duration 3 h
  • Min 2 pax
  • Multilingual guide
  • Papier-mâché workshop
  • Free wi-fi and luggage storage
  • Museum and church tickets excluded
  • Meeting points:
    Central Station – Vico de Argenteris 16A
  • Pick-up on request
  • Languages available: IT – EN – DE – FR – ES