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Centro storico di Galatina

Centro Storico, 73013, Galatina, Italy
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The Basilica alone is 5 Star

There is little to attract anyone to this town besides the Basilica and adjoining cloister and... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2017
DUN01170
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Geneva, Switzerland
Visit Galatina!

Like a mini-Lecce. Galatina is a well kept little town with a beautiful old town to walk and get... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
Marcus N
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Lomma, Sweden
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“old town” (2 reviews)
“alessandria” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Centro Storico, 73013, Galatina, Italy
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

There is little to attract anyone to this town besides the Basilica and adjoining cloister and refectory. These alone make a trip well worthwhile. Parking can be somewhat of a lottery and only the Basilica is well signposted.

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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Like a mini-Lecce. Galatina is a well kept little town with a beautiful old town to walk and get lost in. Have a decent amount of qualityshops and restaurants. I stayed the afternoon and evening! Parked my car in the center where there are a...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

After having spent a few days exploring Lecce, we decided to spend the day driving and visiting some of the other cities and towns outside Lecce. Our first stop was the Centro Storico in Galatina. We wanted to visit the Basilica di Santa Caterina di...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Galatina is a fine town in which to walk around for a bit. Saints Peter and Paul Gothic Church is quite stunning as we took many photos.We unfortunately missed the even more famous Santa Catarina Cathedral in terms of our timing. What we didn't miss...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2016

what a pleasure it is to greet everyone as they smile and greet you.We needed help finding something,the people were willing to take you there, no charge ,no problem.....how very gracious! many good places to eat , interesting sights, beautiful churches and museums

Thank ajojo
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Reviewed 18 July 2015

Two hours of calm pleasure strolling in the centro storico of (baroque) Galatina . Late morning , on our way to visit Nardó and Galipoli , we stop here in Galatina . Starting our tour of the Old City at the main attraction : Basilica...More

Thank saul g
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Reviewed 28 December 2014

While in the area, it's worth a stop in Galatina as it is a charming little town. In an hour or two you can see everything it has to offer.

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Reviewed 14 June 2014

Galatina's old town may be small but it's immensely attractive with some lovely little piazzas and attractive buildings. The cathedral is impressive, especially floodlit at night.

Thank rosemary9378
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

Take a couple of hours and stroll around this jewel of Salentine Baroque. Everything is magical and seems from another era: the Basilica and the little streets, how great! Early in the summer mornings the place is all quiet and sunny, it seems really taken...More

Thank MrAlberto041
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

We enjoyed walking around this town which is full of medieval churches, winding streets and green parks. Its main attraction is the Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria which has stunning frescoes on its walls and ceilings as well as a selection of paintings from Giotto's...More

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