La Fiermontina, Lecce

Destination

Salento

Accomodation

Hotel
Set in a 17th-century stone villa in the historic city of Lecce, this contemporary art-filled retreat has 18 rooms, with beautiful arched ceilings and private patios

Set in a 17th-century stone villa in the historic city of Lecce, this contemporary art-filled retreat has 18 rooms, with beautiful arched ceilings and private patios

  • La Fiermontina is the perfect place to spend a long weekend. Wander around historic Lecce, with its Baroque churches, glorious cathedral and Roman ruins
  • The hotel has an impressive modern art collection, inspired by the owner’s grandmother, Antonia Fiermonte. She loved and married two artists
  • All rooms have beige limestone floors and high star-pinnacled ceilings. The restrained palette of muted colours is immediately relaxing and very elegant
  • La Fiermontina Restaurant serves modern cucina povera, using local ingredients and seasonal produce. All bread and pastas are made on-site by Chef Simone Solido
  • The shady garden with old olive and fragrant orange trees is framed by the ancient city walls of Lecce