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Polignano a Mare

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Polignano a Mare is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy, located on the Adriatic Sea. The local economy mostly depends on tourism, agriculture and fishing.HistoryThe area has been settled since prehistoric times, evidenced by archaeological excavations in the locality of Santa Barbara. It is believed to be the site of the ancient Greek city of Neapolis of Apulia, not mentioned by any extant records but attested by many coins. Remains of the Roman domination include the bridge on the Via Traiana. The former cathedral includes works by the sculptor Stefano of Putignano. In the frazione of San Vito is a massive Benedictine abbey.Twin towns San Miniato, Italy Forio, Italy
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Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare ©
Landmark
Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Statua di Domenico Modugno ©
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Statua di Domenico Modugno
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Lama Monachile ©
Beach
Lama Monachile
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Boat Tour
Boat Tours & Water Sports
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Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Polignano a Mare

Grotte di Castellana ©
Cave
Grotte di Castellana Castellana Grotte
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site ©
World heritage site
I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site Alberobello
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Duration: 2h 30 min
Centro Storico Otranto ©
Historic Walking Area
Centro Storico Otranto Otranto
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Duration: 4 hours
Centro Storico, Lecce ©
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Centro Storico, Lecce Lecce
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Duration: 2h 30 min

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Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
Grotta Azzurra ©
Cave
Grotta Azzurra
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Costa Dei Trulli ©
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Costa Dei Trulli
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Duration: 4 hours
Ponte Borbonico di Lama Monachile ©
Bridge
Ponte Borbonico di Lama Monachile
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes

Historic Sites in Polignano a Mare

Chiesa di Sant'Antonio
Church
Chiesa di Sant'Antonio
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Piazza Dell'orologio ©
Historic Site
Piazza Dell'orologio
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Abbazia di San Vito ©
Church
Abbazia di San Vito
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Chiesetta di Santo Stefano ©
Religious Site
Chiesetta di Santo Stefano
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Duration: 1h 30 min

Beaches in Polignano a Mare

Cala Ponte Marina ©
Beach
Cala Ponte Marina
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Spiaggia di San Vito ©
Beach
Spiaggia di San Vito
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Duration: 1h 30 min
Cala Paura ©
Beach
Cala Paura
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Duration: 1h 30 min

Outdoors in Polignano a Mare

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Coco Beach Club ©
Outdoor Activity
Coco Beach Club
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Duration: 4 hours
Lungomare Di San Vito
Outdoor Activity
Lungomare Di San Vito
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Duration: 1h 30 min

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