Monteroni di Lecce (Lecce) - he monumental "Villa Misrachi", built in the 19th century, is surrounded by a park of secular plants of about 32,181 m2, full of Mediterranean plants, including a typical Italian-style garden which includes a small religious cave settlement. In the courtyard garden there is a camphor tree, famous for being the largest in Europe.
The villa is spread over two floors and is built in Romanesque style, with eclectic architecture according to the fashion of the time. The base has decorations of pine cones in bas-relief and battlements with shapes of diamonds and lilies. Terraces on the sides and typical star vaults in the interior. Ceilings and walls decorated as in the "Hall of famous men". The villa consists of 34 rooms including rooms, bedrooms and services.
Its history and its magnificence make Villa Misrachi an asset of prestigious caliber and an unicum of its kind.
"Villa Misrachi" is located in the Cupa Valley, a place characterized by the presence of the villas of the Lecce nobility which from the 18th century onwards further enrich it. In one of the most interesting and fascinating stretches of the Apulian hinterland of the Salento area that allows you to visit an elegant landscape, where the flourishing of nature marries wonderfully with the millennial work of man, which over the centuries has built, with the stone, dry stone walls, terraces, pajare and other typical rural buildings. Monteroni is 7 km from Lecce, 20 km from the Ionian Sea, 37 km from Gallipoli and 35 km from Brindisi Airport.