Clarion Collection Arthotel & Park Lecce
Via Giorgio de Chirico 1
Phone: (39) 0832 214214
Fax: (39) 0832 347735
At the beginning of a new century, progress and science have now reached unbelievable heights. The computer has become a necessity for all in the new millennium and the internet is the new alphabet. All this is wonderful, but can it ever replace the fantastic feeling of reading a really great book? In Lecce, not far from the center, is the Casa del Libro, the ideal place to find the book that will help you to relax and unwind in your favorite armchair. This modern bookshop is in a modern building, with sober and elegant furnishings. It sells all kinds of books, from textbooks to music books, encyclopedias, fiction and manuals. Every book is displayed with care and everything can be found here. If you can't find what you are looking for, the highly qualified staff will be only too happy to help as quickly as possible. The owner of the shop loves books and feels that technology will never be able to beat the true father of our culture - reading.
It is well known that children's games are an excellent way to learn and some toy shops are profitting from this knowledge by basing their principles on this truth. Putignano has always had a guarantee of experience in this field. Located not far from the historic center, it is easy to reach and has a vast range of toys, from classic dolls to more sophisticated electronic games such as video games and mini computers by Clementoni. They offer toys for all ages.
Franchini is one of the most famous pastry shops in Lecce and Salento and is known for the quality and refinement of its products, all made on the premises. Located a few meters from Piazza Schipa, it is easily reached on foot. The area where this famous pastry shop is located is one of the greenest regions of Lecce, almost a little green island in the vicinity of the two principal centers of the city.
This is one of the best stocked shops of this kind in Lecce. It offers all kinds of office and school equipment and has a vast range of items including pens, blocknotes, document holders and more. Located between Viale Japigia and Via Trinchese, it can be easily reached thanks to its central position. Prices vary but all goods are of a high quality.
A.M.S. Computer Research is located in the heart of the city's commercial area and sells IT articles and software. It stocks a wide range of computers, such as Olidata and others. It also sells accessories such as scanners, modems, and Windows and Office programs. The staff is able to inform you on all the latest innovations in the IT sector. The prices vary according to the model of computer, and are always average prices. Call ahead for timings.
Located opposite Piazza Mazzini, this shop sells Sergio Tacchini tennis clothing, offering a large range and a very large variety of designs. All of the clothing is made of pure cotton and bears the original Sergio Tacchini name, always a synonym for quality and experience in sport clothing. Call ahead for timings.
Walking throguh Via Trinchese, it is impossible not to be attracted by the very beautiful, elegant clothing in a harmonious blend of colors and fabrics displayed in one of the most luxurious shops in the city: Max & Co. has always been synonymous with elegance and refinement. Exquisite articles with sophisticated lines, unique fabrics, and special colors and designs are offered in an elegant boutique with a simple, modern and at the same time refined, décor. The prices are naturally proportional to the high quality of the merchandise. Call ahead for timings.
Located in the center a few meters from the Hotel President, this shop has distinctive Texan décor, reminscent of cowboys and the wild, wild West . It sells well-known brands such as Levi's, Lee, Wrangler and Casucci, offering articles of high quality and fashion suited to a young and dynamic clientele who knows how to dress both practically and elegantly. The staff at Vecchio Continente are both professional and courteous. Call ahead for timings.
This recently opened shop stands out for its elegance and stylish displays. It is on the corner of the street and has two, large windows that display precious clothes with unique designs. In a modern building, it has an upper floor with wooden flooring, that holds extremely elegant clothes for men and women by the most famous national and international designers. Call ahead for timings.
Every woman's dream is to make her wedding day unique and unforgettable. If you too want to be truly beautiful on the most important day of your life, you can turn happily to Idea Sposa, a boutique which tailors dresses to fit. As well as tailored and original designs, there is also a collection of designer label outfits, such as Acquachiara, Aimèe, Eme, to name a few. All the dresses available, and outfits for the groom, are unique and elegant.
Located in the commercial center opposite Piazza Mazzini and housed in a modern building, it is one of the best known perfume shops in Lecce. The magnificent windows, tastefully decorated and displaying the products sold inside, are very eye-catching. Liguri in fact offers its large clientele a broad range of beauty products, including the most prestigious brands such as Revlon, L'Oreal, and many others, designed for women who like to feel beautiful and good about themselves.
Anyone coming to Lecce who is passionate about music, in particular about musical instruments, should definitely make time to visit this Hi-fi and musical instrument store. All types of musical instrument are on show, from classical to folk, from traditional Jazz to more sophisicated electronic instruments. After you have looked around, all you have to do is choose which instrument suits you best. Credit cards are accepted.