Palazzo De Castro
Noble residence of the Viceroy of Spain, Duke of Lemos, Palazzo De Castro welcomes its guests in period atmosphere. A few km from Lecce, the Palace is situated in the main square of Squinzano, a town in which the artistic and architectural beauties of the small yet authentic towns of Salento remain unchanged. Once through the front door, you are immersed in the past; We are greeted in a large lobby chianche original from which you access the upper floor. The spacious and elegantly furnished, which hosted the notables of the Kingdom of Naples, will now revived to new guests the thrill of a stay full of history. Linen hand-embroidered valuably, the typical local craft tradition, and cover the rest of the traveler. In the sumptuous lounge overlooking the elegant fireplace: is the room available to guests for the banquet. The breakfast is an experience: the great stove, original time, place of food preparation for the nobles, becomes the ideal setting to enjoy, on waking, Salento handicrafts.
It is a 15-minute drive from the Adriatic Sea and 35 minutes from the beaches of Porto Cesareo. The Squinzano Train Station is 500 meters. Upon request, you can organize trips to Lecce and Santa Maria Cerrate.