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70043, Monopoli, Italy
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All reviews centro storico old town lovely town couple of hours white houses narrow streets picturesque harbour gelato seafood sea front italian cities lots of photo opportunities beautiful sunny day fishing port day trip worth a visit stroll
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We simply fell in love with this beautifull town! It is a great place to be, stroll along the streets of the old town, enjoy pugliese home made like food and pastry!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andreea555
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Much less touristy than Polignano a Mare, but with the same type architecture and vibe in the old part of town. Very accessible port and nice little castle, and the town is very lived in.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank dven8
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

We were so lucky having a crisp clear and full moon night to wander around the old town on our first night in Monopoli. Beautiful colored stone buildings and streets and lane ways made for a lovely stroll down to the waterfront. Must be teeming...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank PKC54
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Lovely area to stroll around, the step massive steps down to the harbour front along the harbour frontage and to the Navel ships is a delight for anyone interested in strolling along soaking up the atmosphere.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank baldietraveller
Reviewed 12 November 2018

very pleasant and interesting, lovely architecture like most of the old historical centers in Puglia. The waterfront with its castle and cannons is an attraction, specially for children. Not too turistic, keeps it local carachteristics. Plenty of nice places to eat and drink.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank persico_f
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Gorgeous area with tiny streets, whitewashed buildings and a real feeling of being so separate from the hustle and bustle of the world. There is a great, well signed walk through the area for your first wander.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank happytravellady
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Monopoli is 30km south east of Bari and it is easy to get to if your base is Bari. There are 48 trains leaving from Bari Centrale for Monopoli. The journey takes 31 minutes. If you are driving, then parking is where you can find...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Rasputin21
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t planned to go to Monopoli bit the centre and the port ended up being more fascinating than other more famous location

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Giulia R
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We absolutely loved the churches, restaurants and general vibes in Monopoli. The town was vibrant yet humble, not too many tourists (mostly Italians) and local food was delicious.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rose A
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We always visited Monopoli at night, we stayed in a Masseria close by, first time on a Sunday evening when I think most of the population of Monopoli were out for their passegiata. Monday and Tuesday were quite compared to Sunday and less lively, a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Simona A | Reviewed this property |
Best place to hire a car would be in Bari airport or in Brindisi airport.
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23 February 2018|
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Response from malczoch | Reviewed this property |
I don’t need a car there, but I think it is possible
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