Galatina Wheelchair Accessible Tours Apulia Excursions
Galatina Wheelchair Accessible Tours
Galatina wheelchair accessible tours is a city of art with ancient origins.
One of the largest centers of Salento, located in the heart of the province of Lecce.
According to legend, the apostle Peter stopped in Galatina during his journey from Antioch to Rome.
The city, in fact, was called Sancti Petri in Galatina until 1861.
It was precisely following the unification of Italy that it took the name of Galatina.
Precisely for its important history, Galatina is full of many sites of interest, absolutely to visit during a holiday in Apulia.
Its urban center developed mainly in the Middle Ages and ultimately in the XVI century.
A period that gave it evident noble origins, given the multitude of palaces and civil structures born in the time of Galatina as a county and duchy.
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There are many religious architectures worth visiting, especially in the area of the historic center.
Like the Basilica of Santa Caterina d’Alessandria.
It is located in the historic center of Galatina and is a remarkable example of Gothic and Romanesque art in Apulia.
The Basilica dates back to 1391 and was built by the will of Raimondo Orsini del Balzo, prince of Soleto county.
As an ex-voto for returning victorious from Mount Sinai, where he had gone to pay homage to Saint Catherine.
According to legend, in kissing the Saint’s hand, he tore off a finger with his teeth.
He then brought with him as a relic and which is still visible and preserved inside the church.
National monument since the second half of the XIX century, it was built by Raimondello, count of Lecce and Prince of Taranto.
He wanted a sanctuary to protect the finger of St Caterina which he himself brought from the Crusades.
In celebration of its noble origins, in mid July Galatina celebrates the Medieval Night.
An evening of entertainment among historical re-enactments, music and stalls, to be enjoyed while tasting the typical delicacies of Salento cuisine.
As horse meat, cooked in traditional crockery, to be combined with wild vegetables from the countryside.
A rustic ‘fell fell’: loaves stuffed with pounded wheat, tomato and mozzarella.
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