Easter + Holy Friday Procession in Gallipoli

From 10 July 2015 - 00:00

To 11 July 2015 - 22:00

Holy Friday procession and Easter in Gallipoli from April 18 to 22, 2014

Starting from
390 €

Easter + Holy Friday Procession in Gallipoli

Holy Friday procession and Easter in Gallipoli from April 18 to 22, 2014

From 390 € 18/22 April - 4 nights

Offers also available in other periods

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Stay at Hotel Villa Costes in Gallipoli with half board

Guided tour of  Lecce - Gallipoli - Galatina with tasting of local products

Day 1: arrival, dinner and Holy Friday Procession in Gallipoli

Day 2: Gallipoli: Guided tour of Gallipoli, (in Greek: Kallipolis, meaning "Beautiful City") located on the Ionian coast of Salento.

Gallipoli is one of the most characteristic towns of Salento.
Among its attractions not to miss the Angevin Castle, the Hellenistic Fountain and the underground oil presses.

You will discover this wonderful city close to the seaside with unique views.

It is located by the Ionian Sea, on the west coast of the Salentina Peninsula. The town of Gallipoli is divided in two parts, the modern and the old city. The old town is located on a limestone island, linked to the mainland by a bridge built in the 16th century.

In past times the economy of Gallipoli was based on the international wine and oil commerce. Nowadays its most important activities are based on fishing and tourism.

Tourism is enjoyable throughout the year, due to the mild climate. Numerous are also the celebrations (civil and religious).

Gallipoli also boasts a very recently built harbor for private boats.

Lunch in a typical farmhouse set in the countryside under the shade of olive trees.

Afternoon: return to Gallipoli

Evening: dinner and overnight

Day 3: visit of Lecce.

Like ancient travelers and the kings we will enter in Lecce through the monumental door Porta Napoli, discovering a city that since the Renaissance, literally covered with art.

After visiting the Castle of Charles V situated in the historical center of the city, you can reach the eclectic Sant' Oronzo Square dominated by imposing statue of the city protector, erected by Giuseppe Zimbalo in 1666 using pieces from the two famous columns standing as the edge of Via Appia. Then you can admire the roman amphitheater and "Il Sedile" a stately baroque-renaissance construction. Next stop reveals an amazing architectural work of genius: Basilica Santa Croce, a triumph of Lecce baroque. Proceeding long away Vittorio Emanuele Avenue you can meet S. Irene Church and reach the charming Piazza Duomo.

Afternoon: return to Gallipoli: dinner and overnight

Day 4 - Visit of Galatina with tasting at the restaurant. Galatina is the third town of the province in terms of population and one of the most populous of the southern region of Puglia. It also includes the towns Collemeto, Noha, Santa Barbara. The oldest and most attractive tourist monument of Galatina is the Basilica of Saint Catherine of Alexandria built in 1391.

Evening: Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight

Price per person: € 390,00

The price includes:

- Stay in Hotel (4 nights) with half board

Guided tour (for groups of at least 5 people)

On request:

- Transfer by car / minibus

-Lunch Reservation at the Restaurant

Stay at Hotel Villa Costes - Gallipoli within a beautiful neoclassical villa surrounded by a huge garden of palms, olive trees and fruit trees.

Accomodation at

Hotel Villa Costes is situated within a beautiful neo-classical villa on 2 floors surrounded by a huge garden of palm, olive, and fruit trees

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