Sieglinde, a 19th Century Vaulted Ceiling Apartment in Lecce

Sieglinde (CIS: LE07503591000000616) is a lovely apartment, which dates back to the end of the XIX century. It is a first floor typical vaulted ceilinged apartment with three spacious rooms as living area and a bright porch next to the well catered kitchen, where our guests can enjoy their meals.

Sieglinde apartment verandah - My Holidays in Apulia
Sieglinde apartment verandah – My Holidays in Apulia

Sieglinde apartment can comfortably provide lodging up to six (6) guests. Two bright master bedrooms overlook the tree-lined street through a long balcony, while a very quiet, smaller twins bedroom, which could be ideal also for children, is next to the living area. In detail, in one of the master bedrooms there is a travel cot for little children, while a comfortable wheeled high chair is in the dining room. In this way, for parents, it won’t be necessary to carry those heavy items for children on travel. To go on with description, there are two bathrooms, one is next to the other. The big one is full equipped with bath tub and shower. The small one has a toilet, a shower and a corner dedicated to the laundry with a big washbasin and a washing machine. A cosy fire place area is where guests can find relax by listening to music or reading a good book chosen from the shelf. Besides it is an ideal area for drinking a toast to the Italian holiday, enjoying a BBQ or a fine romantic dinner by candle light. What is more, guests may also take advantage of the free Internet wifi connection by keeping on job activities even though they are on holiday.

Sieglinde apartment is an ideal holiday house for those, who want to enjoy a vacation or a longer stay in a city of art in the South of Italy, since it is only few steps away from the historic center. Indeed, Sieglinde apartment is situated in a strategic position in Lecce. Guests have the chance to park their car for free in the street right in front of the house and walk for about 300 meters to get in the historic centre. There, it is possible to enjoy baroque art and sublime architecture among beautiful churches, ancient monuments and historical buildings along narrow and old winding cobbled streets and squares. In the evening, the old center becomes a mesmerising lively bonbonniere made of small typical restaurants, where to taste appetizing dishes prepared with genuine local food. What is more, in the same area, not only it is possible to get to the railway station in 5 minutes walking, but guests can also choose to go for a long drive and reach the golden beaches of Porto Cesareo or Gallipoli on the Ionian coast, for example, or enjoy the fascinating, ondulating view of the countryside in Valle d’Itria and its typical cosy atmosphere of trulli architecture.

What is more, the owner of Sieglinde apartment, Giuseppa, is at hand to provide good suggestions about special places to visit in order to experience a unique holiday, according to the personal interests of her customers for local food and culture.

Lecce and the surrounding area

Lecce is an historical city in the heart of Salento area and one of the provinces of Apulia region, in the South of Italy. Very often, it is also called the ‘Florence of Southern Italy’, because of the magnificent Baroque art styled monuments and noble palaces, stunning architecture, which you can find also in other small cities of art and ancient villages of the Salento area. A nice stroll in the city for visiting Saint’Oronzo Square, where you can stop also for enjoying a creamy ice-cream and appreciate the stunning view of the amphitheater, for example. Then, heading for a peek at the beautiful Baroque Santa Croce Church and at the magistral front of Celestini Palace, at the Dome, along the main shopping street, at the Castle Charles V. The city has also a long traditional bond with the Greek culture, which dates back to its old origins. In this regard, there are suggestive tiny villages in the nearby that are identified as Grecìa Salentina, where natives still speak griko, an old language, which reminds of the old Greek. Lecce area is also an important centre for the production of local, golden extra virgin olive oils and ruby wines, such as Primitivo and Negroamaro, as well as for its fine ceramics. The crystal clear sea of both the rocky Adriatic and the sandy Ionian coast is not so far: a pleasant driving will bring you in stunning places, where you will enjoy great time in the sun and having a swim or perhaps taking fabulous pictures for your album of memories: Torre dell’Orso, Otranto, Castro, Santa Maria di Leuca, Gallipoli, Porto Cesareo…and of course there is a lot of more heading in the inland for visiting very fine cultural centers.

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