Polignano a Mare
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  • Polignano a Mare: 1.5-Hour Boat Cave Tour

    1. Polignano a Mare: 1.5-Hour Boat Cave Tour

    Your tour lasts about 1.5 hours with departure and arrival at the small port of San Vito (Abbazia di San Vito and Polignano a Mare). Included is a visit to the main caves, with a break to swim in one of the most evocative places on the Polignano's coast. You'll also be treated to a tasty Prosecco-based aperitif which will be offered by the crew. The itinerary is divided into stages and includes the visit of the main caves. These caves include Grotta Palazzese, Grotta Santa Caterina, Grotta Chiari di Luna, Grotta delle Rondinelle, Cala Paura/Grottone, Grotta Azzurra, Statua “Domenico Modugno”, and Grotta Piana, just to name a few. Each boat has a length of 6.5 meters with a capacity of 8 people for each boat. The boat has a parasol, and is equipped with ladders and floats for both adults and children.

    This boat tour was a perfect way to be on the water, see Polignano a Mare and just have a tiny excursion.

  • Polignano a Mare: Stand-Up Paddle Tour

    2. Polignano a Mare: Stand-Up Paddle Tour

    Polignano a Mare is the ideal place to plunge into uncontaminated waters and immerse yourself in the marine environment. Known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, this small town is just over 30 km (18.5 miles) from Bari. After a brief practical lesson, get ready to begin paddling along the coast. Enjoy the scenic coastline as you explore in a stand-up paddleboard. Discover one of Puglia's most beautiful coastal stretches, peppered with hidden inlets and charming sandy bays. Crystal clear waters and cliffs pitted with caves carved by the sea give Polignano a Mare its uniqueness. Do not miss the opportunity for a dip in these spectacular turquoise waters.

  • Polignano a Mare: Guided Walking Tour

    3. Polignano a Mare: Guided Walking Tour

    Polignano a Mare is a picturesque city, thanks to the presence of the blue sea in contrast with the white of the houses. Polignano is famous for two reasons: it was the birthplace of Domenico Modugno, the singer of the famous song Volare, and also for the Red Bull cliff diving, during which experienced divers leap from the famous terrace. A local tour guide will take you to visit the historic center during a pleasant walk. It will show you the history of the city as well as the daily life of its citizens and its traditions. During the walk you will have the opportunity to see the art of churches and buildings, to walk among the alleys adorned with flowers and to read the poems written on the faces of the buildings.

    Our guide was excellent, she told us not only about Polignano, but also about all La Puglia region.

  • Polignano a Mare: 3.5-Hour Boat Trip with Cave Exploration

    4. Polignano a Mare: 3.5-Hour Boat Trip with Cave Exploration

    Discover the unbreakable link that Puglia has with the sea expressed through the harmony of sailing and nature. Enjoy the crystal clear waters, listen to the wind on the sails, and the sound of the waves on the hull as you sail among breathtaking cliffs, coves, caves, and golden sandy beaches. During this tour, explore the sea caves of Polignano a Mare, cruise out to sea and take in the scenery as your skipper handles the navigation. Grotta Delle Rondinelle, Grotta Azzurra, Grotta Ardito, and Grotta Palazzese are a few of the breathtaking natural wonders that characterize the entire area, which is only accessible by sea, all have unique rock formations and colorful light displays. Snorkeling allows you to immerse yourself in clear waters teeming with colorful fish while admiring the seabed. A pleasant change of pace, accompanied by an aperitif and a convivial lunch on board. Explore th...

  • From Bari: Castellana Cave & Polignano Private Day Trip

    5. From Bari: Castellana Cave & Polignano Private Day Trip

    Experience a full-day private tour to some of the major attractions of Puglia - perfect for those who travel without a car, small groups, families, and couples. A guide will accompany you in the visit of all the destinations of the trip telling you the history, the origins, the local traditions of these 2 spectacular sights. First, meet your driver in the center of Bari and from here you will leave towards the caves of Castellana, a complex of underground karst formations. Discover the history of the caves that begins in the Upper Cretaceous period, about one hundred million years ago, when Puglia was submerged by the sea. Then, set off in the direction of Polignano a Mare, a beautiful coastal city built on a rocky edge overlooking the sea. Stroll through the historic center, admire the characteristic alleys and squares, terraces overlooking the sea, and meet the friendly inhabitants. ...

  • From Matera: Alberobello & Polignano Private Day Trip

    6. From Matera: Alberobello & Polignano Private Day Trip

    Experience a full-day private tour to some of the major attractions in Italy's Puglia region - perfect for those who travel without a car, small groups, families, and couples. A guide will accompany you in the visit of all the destinations of the trip telling about you the history, the origins, local traditions, and some curiosities. Meet your driver in the center of Matera, from where you will set off towards Alberobello, a town famous for its Trulli - traditional Apulian dry stone huts built with a conical roof. Admire the rural stone architecture and iconic conical roofs that are still inhabited today by the local people. Enjoy a walking tour through 2 historic districts, admiring these curious houses up close with the opportunity to enter inside one during a short visit.  Afterward, continue in the direction of Monopoli, a pretty seaside town on the sea which is still little known ...

  • From Alberobello: Two-Day Puglia Region Tour

    7. From Alberobello: Two-Day Puglia Region Tour

    • Day one: Alberobello Meet your guide in Alberobello and begin the tour. Admire the landscape of conical roofs, the famous Trulli of Alberobello, and ancient rural stone houses from a unique vantage point. Proceed through the two historic districts, Rione Aia Piccola and Rione Monti. Browse some of the typical shops and visit the Trullo Church. Then, taste some extra virgin olive oil produced in the region. • Day two: Polignano a Mare - Monopoli  Head to the Alberobello Terminal Restaurant once again, where you will meet your driver. Transfer to Polignano, a beautiful city overlooking the sea. Here, you will have the opportunity to walk in the historic center in the company of a local tour guide, marveling at the scenery from the many terraces overlooking the sea. Later, head to Monopoli, a charming, ancient village and, if weather permits, stop at one of the most beautiful beaches i...

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What people are saying about Polignano a Mare

Very nice and dynamic cave tour! Definitely recommended in the evening, aperitif time to enjoy a perfect sunset and coolness. Super nice and nice staff and really helpful! Highly recommended

It was nice and entertaining. Fresh air and the blue sea were especially good. Don't forget your swimwear.

Was worth it! Price / performance top! Very nice staff. The AHA rules could be adhered to.

Bring swimming clothes so tgere us possibility to swim at the end of this trip)

Absolutely recommended lovely places hospitable and super helpful people