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Good for a walk on the coast

I very much enjoyed our stopover in San Vito. The seaside is very nice, and the coastline is... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2016
alberteri
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Budapest, Hungary
Swimming in the shadow of a Baroque former abbey.

Unfortunately this abbey built in the 10th and 11th centuries, is owned by a private family, so... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2015
LexGrizzly
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Diekirch, Luxembourg
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Nov 21, 2016
“Good for a walk on the coast”
Jul 29, 2016
“Pretty good”
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Reviewed November 21, 2016

I very much enjoyed our stopover in San Vito. The seaside is very nice, and the coastline is scattered with old ruins, which makes it all the more enjoyable and picturesque. The Abbey of San Vito is also just across the street, which is also...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank alberteri
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Rocky and scenic, not as crowded as some spots. It's a decent place to swim, but there are better spots down the coast. Free parking. Some spots good for kids, depending on swimming ability and strength.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Hitcher84
Reviewed September 22, 2015

Unfortunately this abbey built in the 10th and 11th centuries, is owned by a private family, so, not possible to visit, excepted the restaurant which is on the Northern side of the abbey. The natural harbor is filled by colorful small fishing boats, the rocky...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank LexGrizzly
Reviewed July 25, 2015

A beautiful local beach (spiaggia) for swimming and waterplay, with the usual maverick parking all over, with a seemingly endless stretch of perfect clear Adriatic to swim in, but with an amazing rocky lunar surface just under the water, so bring water shoes. Definitely worth...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed September 1, 2014

Beautiful swimming in crystal clear water that was the perfect temperature. Mostly a rocky shoreline which made getting into the water tricky, but well worth the effort.

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank angela g
Reviewed July 21, 2014

I am coming back to San Vito just to take a walk by the sea and for its cozy atmosphere in the bay with small fisherman boats of vivid colors. Great to combine with lunch in one of the restaurants and my favourite la Loccanda...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank LiliovaTrinidad
Reviewed September 27, 2013

this is the place to walk and get a sense of the town. along the sea, with gorgeous views, the funny statue of the singer famous for "Volare," and easy access to the historic center

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank D_and_S_2013xx
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