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Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare

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Just a beautiful maze of wonderful streets

A gem of an old town which so many wonderful old buildings to see surrounded by the ocean. So glad... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alison S
Newbury, United Kingdom
Beautiful and lively, fab beaches out of season

Don't bother with cars, use buses and trains, cheap and easy. Walking everywhere is a breeze... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rebecca E
London, United Kingdom
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“centro storico”(17 reviews)
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All reviews old town centro storico narrow streets historic center day trip walk around the cliff gelateria shops and restaurants balconies overlooking adriatic sea breathtaking views every corner off season free parking seaside town nice walk
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A gem of an old town which so many wonderful old buildings to see surrounded by the ocean. So glad we visited. Plenty of restaurants. A good base to explore Puglia as it's only a 20-30 minute drive to places like Alberobello or the Castellana...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Don't bother with cars, use buses and trains, cheap and easy. Walking everywhere is a breeze, gorgeous coves within 5 mins of anywhere, it's a great holiday town. The sea is clear, clean, and full of fish, so take your snorkel. The old town has...More

Thank Rebecca E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited late afternoon and lunch at Pescaria then to old town for shopping and sightseeing. Beautiful and Friendly old town. WWI Memorial as recent editions for Italian NATO troops lost in Syria recently.

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to call into Polignano a Mare on our way from Bari to Martina Franca. Parking is difficult anywhere near the old town but the it took to find somewhere to park was well worth the trouble. What a pretty place. Narrow, meandering streets,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this small seaside town, felt very safe and had a lovely beach, great bars and restaurants and friendly locals. Great day out from Bari or nice place to base for touring the area.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views are lovely and the location is unique. Well worth the time to walk to it. Parking is a challenge.

Thank David U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great town to walk around, views and buildings were great built up a big appetite for both lunch and dinner

Thank KennygArmstrong
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The view, the people, the statue..all fantastic ..its charming, and sweet, and a regular stop on the way, but do it.

Thank ELSUSHI921
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

What a pretty place. Narrow, meandering streets, charming shops, cafes, restaurants, and very international crowds make this a great place to spend a little time. For a very small town, it punches far above its weight in terms of services and charms. Search for views...More

1  Thank Michael A
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Just a beautiful cliff top village, beautiful scenery of the Adriatic and the village. Very popular so you will have to contend with the eager throngs of other visitors. Still, if you can visit in June or Sept, all the better.

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Elizabeth A
17 September 2017|
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Response from Taisa A | Reviewed this property |
It' s easy, the main entrance to the town goes forward to a parking, there are carabinieris guiding the tourists to the parking. And then, a little walk and you are just there.
Elizabeth A
17 September 2017|
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Response from SchalkNZ | Reviewed this property |
There is quite a large car park on Via Rocco Giuliani. Then a short stroll up Via Tritone to get to the old city. There is a network of one-way streets to navigate. Easiest is to go down Via Pompeo Sarnelli, turn right into... More
Cleo W
31 July 2017|
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Response from cannytraveler | Reviewed this property |
Should be able to pick one up in Durres......Albania!! Bognor Regis used to have them when I was a lad (1950s)