Beaches at Bari and the surrounding area

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Polignano a Mare

Awarded in 2008 and 2009 the Blue Flag, an honor awarded by the Foundation for Environmental Education within the parameters of quality, cleanliness and facilities, the beach of Polignano a Mare is undoubtedly one of the most popular on the coast. It shows some rock sections "on cliff" alternated with stretches of golden sand.

Suggested Hotels: San Michele Suite CalaPonte Hotel (Polignano a Mare)

Polignano a mare Polignano a mare Polignano a mare
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Giovinazzo

Shallow water and a few rocks scattered in the sea, sand and clear purpose. This is Giovinazzo Beach, a city on the Adriatic coast about 18 km from Bari, much appreciated city in the Apulian coast, also thanks to its distinctive old town.

Suggested Hotel: Resort Bufi Private Beach (Molfetta)

Giovinazzo Giovinazzo Giovinazzo
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Lido San Francesco alla Rena, Bari

Ideal for those visiting Bari and looking for a bathe or for families looking for the comforts of an equipped beach. A long sandy beach with many eateries and bathing lidos. 


Spiaggia di San Vito, Polignano a Mare

A beach much frequented by the inhabitants of the area with a splendid backdrop of historic buildings and the port with its coloured boats. The beach is of small pebbles, natural sea pools and rocks and is just the right size to keep an eye on the kids. 


Torre Incina, Polignano a Mare

A rocky, pebbly beach much loved also by snorkelers and fishermen. The sea is deep and the high cliffs are marked by caves dug out by the waves. Ideal for those looking for somewhere to practice leap diving. 


Marzà, Monopoli

A small concession offering beach umbrellas, sun beds and a kiosk for refreshments. Access to the sea is from a small sandy beach, with high cliffs to the side.  


Lido di Santo Stefano, Monopoli

Clear waters, sand and a castle to your left overlooking the sea. The beach has toilet facilities and other services. 


Lido di Monopoli

Monopoli is named as the city of a hundred districts, because of its division into different locations, each one recalling the name of a farm or a church. The beach of Monopoli is one of the most famous and visited of Apulian coast.

Suggested Hotels: Il Melograno (Monopoli), Don Ferrante Dimore di Charme (Monopoli), Nina Trulli Resort (Monopoli)

Lido di Monopoli Lido di Monopoli Lido di Monopoli
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Beaches of the Park of the Gargano

In this area, the Bay of Manacore at Peschici and the Bay of the Zagare at Vieste-Mattinata are among the most beautiful beaches.  At Vieste, the beach of Vignanotica appears as a small tongue of sand and pebbles backed by tall white cliffs. It can be reached along a path about 3 km long. 
 


Lido di Monopoli

Monopoli is named as the city of a hundred districts, because of its division into different locations, each one recalling the name of a farm or a church. The beach of Monopoli is one of the most famous and visited of Apulian coast.

Suggested Hotels: Il Melograno (Monopoli), Don Ferrante Dimore di Charme (Monopoli), Nina Trulli Resort (Monopoli)

Lido di Monopoli Lido di Monopoli Lido di Monopoli
Photo Credits: trovaspiagge.itN00

 
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