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An Italian lady I met said this was a must and I’m so pleased we didn’t miss it. The style is after Giotto and the basilica is covered in colour.
Parking nearby was easy and there is a charming cafe/gift shop opposite.
The outside of...More
An outstanding church with painted frescoes in the walls and ceilings. It is worth putting 2 euros in the box to turn the lights on to see the detail. Scenes from the Bible and also from mythology such as St George and the dragon. There...More
You need to see this on a bright day to best appreciate the vast array of frescoes. Beginning in the nave with the Apocalypse, then Genesis, followed by the Life of Jesus and the life of the patron saint of the Basilica. The ceilings, arches...More
Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, in Galatina, is a "pearl"- not to be missed!
The church belongs to the Frati Minori (Franciscans) and is a splendid example of Pugliese Romanesque and gothic architecture. The interior is covered in frescos, many of which tell the story of Saint...More
This church is a hidden gem in the historical center of Galatina.
I live in the area and I took there all my friends that came here for vacation. The painting will leave you speechless!! Just google it ...
When you need a break from Baroque of Lecce, come here to Galantino. This Romanesque cathedral built in the 14 th century is spectacular. The internal walls are covered with amazing frescos. The museum in the adjacent convent is also worth a visit. The town...More