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Very pretty with lots of nice little restaurants, cafes and streets to wander as well as the famed beach

Been coming to Puglia for the last 10+ years and while some might argue Polignano a Mare is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Tourist day

Perfect for diving. Not great beach. Photographs well but too crowded and the worst to walk on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming to Puglia for the last 10+ years and while some might argue Polignano a Mare is overhyped, I’d definitely say it is worth a day trip to. It’s very pretty, amazing views out to the Adriatic Sea, lots of little streets to wander,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for diving. Not great beach. Photographs well but too crowded and the worst to walk on. Large rocks to gravel. Slippery and uneven. Lots of waking. Worth going if you also want to see Domenico Motugno statue. If you have lots of free time...More

Thank Lucia D
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

Thank coolhandpud
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

2  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

Thank Ylva_KW
Reviewed 7 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!

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.

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

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

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.

1  Thank ramsay_bocuse
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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