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“centro storico”(11 reviews)
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70043, Monopoli, Italy
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All reviews centro storico old town lovely town couple of hours white houses narrow streets picturesque harbour gelato seafood sea front italian cities friendly locals lots of photo opportunities beautiful sunny day fishing port day trip worth a visit
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here as part of a cycling group. There was one moment, after a long days cycling, when we cycled through the tiny streets, and suddenly could se the dazzling white against the blue sea through an arch, and then went through the arch to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monopoli's downtown is a must see if you are staying in the area. Little streets, white houses with a lot of flowers and rooftop terraces, centuries old building. Romantic and cozy both in daylight and in the night when the lights are on. The see...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ViktorMiklosi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful area of the city, one of the nicest on the coast of Apulia. A church or monument every time you turn the corner, and with the summer nearing, more and more restaurants are opening their doors. A wonderful place to wander for a day.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank William H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here for 3 weeks. A beautiful location with extremely helpful and friendly locals. I’m actually a bit reluctant to say too much as I don’t want it to be spoilt by an influx of tourists.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PamL18
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

We simply fell in love with this beautifull town! It is a great place to be, stroll along the streets of the old town, enjoy pugliese home made like food and pastry!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andreea555
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Much less touristy than Polignano a Mare, but with the same type architecture and vibe in the old part of town. Very accessible port and nice little castle, and the town is very lived in.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank dven8
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

We were so lucky having a crisp clear and full moon night to wander around the old town on our first night in Monopoli. Beautiful colored stone buildings and streets and lane ways made for a lovely stroll down to the waterfront. Must be teeming...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank PKC54
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Lovely area to stroll around, the step massive steps down to the harbour front along the harbour frontage and to the Navel ships is a delight for anyone interested in strolling along soaking up the atmosphere.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank baldietraveller
Reviewed November 11, 2018

very pleasant and interesting, lovely architecture like most of the old historical centers in Puglia. The waterfront with its castle and cannons is an attraction, specially for children. Not too turistic, keeps it local carachteristics. Plenty of nice places to eat and drink.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank persico_f
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Gorgeous area with tiny streets, whitewashed buildings and a real feeling of being so separate from the hustle and bustle of the world. There is a great, well signed walk through the area for your first wander.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Simona A | Reviewed this property |
Best place to hire a car would be in Bari airport or in Brindisi airport.
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I don’t need a car there, but I think it is possible
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