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Tamborino Palace

Drink in a historical house 

Palazzo Tamborino

Originally built in 1500 and then in 1700, this historical palace has one of the most beautiful secret gardens in Lecce city centre.

It has circular walls, with bamboo, climbing plants, a rose garden and a small orange grove that make it a quiet and green haven behind the impressive facade.

After entering the building through a neo-classical arcade, you will get to the ancient gate of the garden, where the activities below will take place. During a guided tour, stories and anecdotes about the building will be told, including the sad story of Fulvio di Costanzo, Prince of Colle d'Anchise, who tragically killed his wife Beatrice in 1636.

Shopping tour with welcome drink

Walking tour of at least 4 workshops and / or artists' studios: a goldsmith with original creations in gold and precious stones, a tailor, a local stone carver, an antiquarian, a bookshop or a boutique.

Palazzo Tamborino

Arrival at Palazzo Tamborino and welcome by the owner with stories, anecdotes and historical-artistic information.

Drink in a charming city centre cafè.


€ 35 per person for a group of 10 people

Guided tour with cocktail and wine tasting

It includes a visit to the building with welcome by the owner in their private apartments, followed by tasting of local products and wines in the garden or in the old stables.


€ 30 p.p. for a group of 20 people


  • Musical entertainment with a group of Salento Pizzica can be added at the cost of  € 300.
  • Palazzo Tamborino

  • These proposals may be adjusted according to your needs, they do not include any transfer, which can be arranged upon request.
  • Tour is also available in foreign languages.

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