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  • arte-cultura Art & Culture

Lecce's Handicraft: the papier-mâché tour

  • Lecce
  • unique_info copia 3 3h
  • 2 - 25
  • EN IT
  • flash Instant
  • wine
  • trekking

Visit the most beautiful monuments of the historic center of Lecce and discover a world-famous tradition, discovering ancient stores and artisans at work.

Walk through the historic center of Lecce, among churches, alleys and old-fashioned palaces and get closer to the world of papier-mâché art with a local guide.
Stop in the handicraft workshops and watch the hands of artisans at work, learn the secrets of an ancient art handed down from generation to generation.
Admire the sacred statues, ornaments and ceilings made of papier-mâché in some of the most beautiful churches in Salento and listen to the history and curiosities of the pearl of Apulian baroque.

Meet a master papier-mâché maker in his workshop and learn the basic techniques for making an artifact to take home with you as a souvenir.

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Included
  • Tourist guide
  • Tour of an handicraft workshop
  • Entrance tickets to some churches
It does not include
  • Transfer to the meeting point
Ideal for
  • history buffs and lovers of local handicraft.
Meeting Point
  • Old Town Lecce

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