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Area Marina Protetta di Torre Guaceto

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Opens in 22 min: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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“nice beach”(6 reviews)
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Torre Guaceto Marine Protected Area (MPA) is located in southeastern Italy (southern Adriatic Sea), it covers about 2220 ha and it was established by the Mininster of Environment with a Decree on December 4, 1991. The MPA, falling within the...more
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Via Sant'Anna 6, 72012, Carovigno, Italy
+39 0831 990882
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All reviews car park nice beach torre guaceto protected area the reserve parking lot olive groves beaches train sea sand puglia visitors coast october crystal
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

A paradise on earth well kept by very passionate people! It’s worth a trip to Puglia just to visit it! Must go for a snorkelling !!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

When you are used to the coast of the Netherlands, with it's great beaches of fine sand this beach is not that special anymore. The beach was not that wide, but OK to sit. And on some part there are a lot of sharp rocks...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank IwanBanens
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

This is meant to be a protected area...no cars are supposed to be allowed but they were certainly were in evidence near the beaches.. what are these people thinking of!! And where are the officials to prevent them from doing so!! we parked in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Skippismith
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

The bike tour with guide around the Torre Guaceto nature preserve was an unforgettable experience. Our guide Giovanni was full of fascinating information about the preserve, its history and goals, and the native flora and fauna. He was also a pleasant addition to our outing...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Sara D
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Amazing beach, water crystal clear, was able to park quite close. No facilities but water lovely & warm. Can imagine in the height of summer it would be mobbed, but it was deserted when we visited!

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Fiddlegirl10
Reviewed October 18, 2017

We drove to Serranova following signposts (some very old and faded) to a visitors centre which had a little cafe and the room was spartan. The staff were helpful and gave us a map pencilling in a car park. We drove as per instructions but...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

We found the reserve after driving around a bit. There is a parking lot located outside the reserve. Then you walk down a quiet road to get to the beaches. It was a perfect day to spend at the beach. The sand and water were...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 21, 2017

Basically how to get to the beach is you have to use the shuttle van between the parking area and the beach area (less than 5 minutes' drive). You must pay 5 euro for the parking and a return shuttle service. There is a service...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

After reading rave reviews we tried this beach with mixed results. Signposts direct you to a small track with no parking all the cars were ticketed but there are no signs telling you it's not allowed. There is a land train that brings tourists from...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank bignose99
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Really busy and lots of sea weed but lovely sea further out. Had to walk for quite a while to get a spot. Easy to park and then jump in mini bus shuttle.

Date of experience: August 2017
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January 12, 2018|
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Response from pers2k | Property representative |
Dear Chantall September in one of the best period during the year to visit Torre Guaceto. we hope to see you regards
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July 28, 2015|
Response from pers2k | Property representative |
Ciao. Mi dispiace ma all'interno dell'area marina protetta non è consentito l'ingresso ai cani, così come previsto dal decreto istitutivo del 1991 Saluti