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Sotto l'arco, Polignano a Mare, Italy
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All reviews old town beautiful place lovely town small town white washed buildings authentic italian town friendly locals cliff diving few hours adriatic sea taking pictures special shoes fabulous views worth a stop train station pizza cafes and restaurants
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Very romantic town by the sea. Although very crowded at times. I recommend taking a boat ride along the coast to see the splendid architecture of the cliff town

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

If I am to compare this with other cities in the proximity of Bari I wouldn't rate it as high. The old center is quite small, the beaches are very rocky and crowded so you should be prepared for that with special shoes. Otherwise you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Andrei C
Reviewed 8 August 2018

A very nice, quiet, friendly av cosy Town. We lived within the Old Town "Centro Storico". You can find very nice Bed & Breakfast places. The Town hold very nice restaurants and nice beaches both in the Town and just outside. A very nice Town...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Am definitely coming back here next time I'm in Italy. Such a beautiful and quaint beachside town with awesome views and cosy cafes and restaurants. Lama monachile beach is a must-see while you're here!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Armaan K
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This place was not known to me but wow what a find, one of the best holidays ever. If you like good food and wine and beer , beautiful scenery friendly people sea, sun this is a hidden gem.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank steve w
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

There is something more than special about this place. The colour of the sea,the many views that takes your breath away ,the friendly locals and I could carry on... It was a magical day,walking around with my family. We certainly made some beautiful memories and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Irani G
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Polignano a Mare is a beautiful and relaxing place near Adriatic Sea. The best way to discover it is to take long walks on his narrow streets, full of nice houses, people, bars and restaurants with delicious traditional food. The beach Lama Monachile is the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank alina_13tm
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Middle of the day, crowded, wrong light to take pictures, had an espresso at the wrong place. Found nothing memorable.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank ramsay_bocuse
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This was my second time to visit this town. It is hard to find a more beautiful place. The people are so friendly and the town is full of charm. We stayed in Castellana Grotte and drove into Polignano a Mare to eat and to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank SunSister1
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Polignano a Mare is lovely city on mediterranean shore. The old town is beautiful and stunning on the cliffs.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Damian J
27 January 2019|
Response from trico5 | Reviewed this property |
Couldn't say. We didn't go in the water.
Damian J
27 January 2019|
Response from adamo_77 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, surely Italy is the right place. However, the Italian coasts are very varied. you need to find something specific and then ask for the type of beach that it is.
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Alejandra G
12 June 2018|
Response from ramsay_bocuse | Reviewed this property |
There is a Lidl nearby no problem if you have a car. Else google for "polignano a mare shopping" Else tripadvisor Shopping in Polignano a Mare‎ If you are 2 eating at a restaurant consider sharing portions, and as usual do... More