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What a fluke

We drove to Galatina from our accommodation at a Masseria in the area looking for some dinner. What... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Renata M
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Melbourne, Australia
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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 17 May 2017
743marcusn
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Lomma, Sweden
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

The Basilica and environs are first rate. There are some other nice facades along Victor Emanuelle and some narrow streets. It looks really as though it needs a lot of renovation to older buildings, but not worth a visit other than to the Basilica.

Thank Nastame
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We drove to Galatina from our accommodation at a Masseria in the area looking for some dinner. What a beautiful little town! The historic centre is well-preserved and looked after, and we had a very pleasant couple of hours walking around. We ended up eating...More

Thank Renata M
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.

Thank DUN01170
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

1  Thank 743marcusn
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

Thank preglad
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
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
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.

Thank Andrea T
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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