Tricase calls itself Italy’s best-kept secret and there are many reasons for this. Located about fifty kilometers north of Lecce, the small city sits perched above the Adriatic Sea and gives summer adventurer’s the perfect place to enjoy its crystal-clear waters and pristine nature. Tricase blends the historic charm of many small Italian towns but is situated along some of the finest coastlines in the country. Best of all, it’s highly accessible by rail, plane or boat making it an excellent destination on your summer itinerary.
Enjoy A Place to Fight Over. Tricas is an ancient city dating back millennia. Around the year 1200, there were actually several battles between local landowners for control of this stunning environment. Eventually, the Gallone family ruled the city for countless centuries and constructed the many impressive cathedrals, buildings, monuments, and castles there. This rich history is felt today in the incredible architecture of the town that forms the perfect backdrop for your Mediterranean getaway.
Savor the Enjoyment of Italian Culture at its Finest. Tricase is centered upon the Prince’s Palace of Gallone, a magnificent building that forms the cultural heart of the city. Around here you can dig into the local culture and perhaps even catch the famed Salento International Film Festival which calls the city home. From here you can enjoy the main promenade which features boutique stores and handcrafted items that are truly one of a kind!
Relax and Unwind in Tricase. With your own boat charter, you’ll be able to do both some serious exploration and relaxation in Tricase. The town is actually divided into a few different areas. The beaches of Depressa and Lucugnano, the Tricase Porto, and the Marina. The best way to get around these great spots is by boat to truly get a feel for the way people have been living there for countless years. Not only that from Tricase you can head to other great destinations in Lecce Province and even around to Sicily. There are just so many options from great culture and nature to exquisite local dining making Tricase an unbeatable stop on your next vacation.