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Oct 6, 2018
“Lovely Abbey and small harbour”
Apr 30, 2018
“A gorgeous Abbey, unique for architecture and location”
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

We were driving from Bari to Martina Franca and took a short detour to Abbazia di San Vito. It was worth the effort. The Abbey is very unusual but unfortunately is in private hands and cannot be visited. The small harbour was full of fishing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Keith70
Reviewed April 30, 2018

On a little natural harbor, where the remains of a young martyr were carried, a Benedictine structure with remakes up to XVIII century. During Sunday Mass is possible to visit the old Chapel.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

We wandered around the Abbey & there is quite a bit of history around it , but only religious events & people that are invited to attend are allowed inside . It must have been very powerful back in the day ,

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Phil570
Reviewed June 12, 2017

San Vito is the patron saint of Polignano a Mare and he features in a legend about the founding of this abbey. The town was once very prosperous and the monks turned this place into a pilgrimage destination. The church doors show marks from Turkish...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank ge0rgiana
Reviewed October 21, 2016

We walked from Polignano a Mare to San Vito - great walk along the coast. The abbey is really quite impressive but it was sadly not open to the public. It would have been good while we were there to have been able to get...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank ElsieBubbles
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous religious building with connection to the church surrounded by buildings forming around the walls. Unfortunately, sightseeing impossible inside, the building is private.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Piotrul
Reviewed August 15, 2016

on your way to Polignano or Bari you will pass San Vito make a quick stop , this place is magical . great place also for a quick snack under the stars

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Costantino P
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