The city of Monopoli has nearly 50,000 residents and is about 50 Km from the main town Bari. It is known as the city of one hundred districts because of the location where it is divided, each evoking the name of an ancient Masseria.
The picturesque old town of Monopoli overlooking the sea and is characterized by high walls that enrich the coastal landscape.
The 13 miles of coastline offer several creeks very popular with bathers. Very popular is also the Lido in the city of Monopoli.