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What to see in Tricase, Lecce

  • Piazza Castello dei Trane, rione Tutino, Tricase (LE)

The Tutino Castle, or better the Trane's Castle, of the homonymous district of Tricase is among the few in the Salento to keep still part of the original moat. Built in the XV century, was for centuries a safe shelter for the inhabitants of the hamlet of Tutino. Its mighty walls, high 6-7 meters thick and 1.40 meters, are made of stones and bolus and have the lower part the escarpment. Of the numerous towers positioned along the wall circuit, there remain only five, some with based on shoe, connected at the top by a path of ronda still visible in some stretches.

Toward the end of the XVI century, obsolete with respect to the dictates of the military architecture of the time, the castle was ceded by the count of Alessano Andrea Gonzaga to don Luigi Trani. The latter is amplified and transformed the structure to make a stately residence. On the eastern side, the moat left the place to an elegant Renaissance facade articulated on two levels with a severe portal surmounted by the noble coat of arms: a winged dragon and folded, aimed a star 8 spokes and supporting with the right branch a bull head and with that left a book.

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Gallone Palace
Gallone Palace
The Palace of Gallone Princes is the most sumptuous cultural monument of the village of Tricase, on Cape Leuca.
Piazza Giuseppe Pisanelli, 1, Tricase (LE)
0.97 Kilometers from Tutino Castle
Capuchins' Church and Convent
Capuchins' Church and Convent
The Capuchins' Church and Convent is an architectural complex in the village of Tricase, in Puglia.
Piazza Giuseppe Pisanelli, 21, Tricase (LE)
1.00 Kilometers from Tutino Castle
Church of the Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary
Church of the Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary
the Church of the Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary is the mother church of Tricase, in Puglia.
Piazza Don Tonino Bello, Tricase (LE)
1.02 Kilometers from Tutino Castle
Crypt of Our Lady of the Banner
Crypt of Our Lady of the Banner
the Crypt of Our Lady of the Banner is a rock church of Tricase, in Puglia.
SP184, rione Sant’Eufemia, Tricase (LE)
1.62 Kilometers from Tutino Castle
Caprarica Castle
Caprarica Castle
Caprarica Castle is located near Tricase, in Puglia.
Piazza Sant'Andrea, rione Caprarica del Capo, Tricase (LE)
1.70 Kilometers from Tutino Castle
Church of Our Lady of Constantinople
Church of Our Lady of Constantinople
the Church of Our Lady of Constantinople is situated in the village of Tricase, in Puglia.
Via Madonna di Loreto, 4, Tricase (LE)
1.77 Kilometers from Tutino Castle
Girolamo Comi Museum
Girolamo Comi Museum
The Girolamo Comi Museum is hosted inside the homonymous palace of Lucugnano, in Puglia.
Piazza Comi, Lucugnano, Tricase (LE)
2.58 Kilometers from Tutino Castle
Black Franciscans' Convent
Black Franciscans' Convent
The Church of the Black Franciscans of Specchia and the adjoining Convent have a certain date, the 1531, year in which the Chapter of the Black Franciscans took place.
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 27, Specchia (LE)
4.29 Kilometers from Tutino Castle
Abbey of St. Mary of the Myth
Abbey of St. Mary of the Myth
the Abbey of St. Mary of the Myth is situated in the village of Tricase, in Puglia.
SP358, Tricase (LE)
4.32 Kilometers from Tutino Castle

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