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Sotto l'arco, Polignano a Mare, Italy
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Super seafood , more ice cream shops then lamp posts and gorgeous views. This town is lovely. Look for a parking lot early as tough to park. There are many spots to eat in town. Booking well in advance during season is essential for dinner....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 486maximh
Reviewed 17 August 2017

It is a nice, long, clean and quite new promenade. There are benches to sit and chill a bit with a salty air that the wind brings. It looks like that we are in a film.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We were staying nearby and mostly visited Polignano to swim in the sea. Swimming off the rocks in the crystal clear water was fantastic on the summer heatwave. The town itself was busy, very pretty and full of holiday makers.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank colcropp
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Decided on visiting this wonderful gem of southern Italian coastal town after reading of its magnificent small old town and spectacular views and were not disappointed. Parking was easy and a short downhill walk to the small stone beach with clear med water. Many people...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I have seen only very little non Italian tourists and it was so nice to be in such a genuine place. You just don't find the classic touristy bullcrap here. The town has everything you need including wonderful arch bridge with a cove that you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jiří B
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We are traveling down the coast . Rimini , Pescara now Polignano a mare .. talk about exceeding our expectation . Come hungry .. eat mussels all different ways . 1-3 is lunch 1-5 or 7 stores close 5-8 happy hour .. Aperol spritz a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely town , Centro Storico , labyrinths to stroll through & discover cafes bars , shops , restaurants .VERY BUSY TOWNSHIP

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Susan L
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Great for a visit (evening sunsets are best) not a lot to do and no beach access so recommend staying in nearby Monopoli and just visiting one evenibg

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We were in this town from 13th to 15th June which is the peak festival time. It can be problemsome if you have a car as there many road closure in the centre of the town. If you are coming to see Sea Caves than...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Prakash S
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We drove over after visiting Matera and it was certainly worth the drive. Polignano is a Stunning village with beautiful views and well maintained shops, cobbled streets and a beautiful alcove beach area to sit, relax and take a dip. We only stayed for the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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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