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Polignano a Mare: 1.5-Hour Boat Cave Tour

1. Polignano a Mare: 1.5-Hour Boat Cave Tour

Your tour lasts about 1.5 hours with departure and arrival at the small port of San Vito (Abbazia di San Vito and Polignano a Mare). Included is a visit to the main caves, with a break to swim in one of the most evocative places on the Polignano's coast. You'll also be treated to a tasty Prosecco-based aperitif which will be offered by the crew. The itinerary is divided into stages and includes the visit of the main caves. These caves include Grotta Palazzese, Grotta Santa Caterina, Grotta Chiari di Luna, Grotta delle Rondinelle, Cala Paura/Grottone, Grotta Azzurra, Statua “Domenico Modugno”, and Grotta Piana, just to name a few. Each boat has a length of 6.5 meters with a capacity of 8 people for each boat. The boat has a parasol, and is equipped with ladders and floats for both adults and children.

Polignano a Mare: Panzerotti Cooking Class with Drinks

2. Polignano a Mare: Panzerotti Cooking Class with Drinks

Explore your taste buds as you learn how to cook Panzerotti with the guidance of a professional chef. At the end of the lesson at the table, taste the fruits of your labor with other typical Apulian food paired with drinks. Take part in an authentic cooking class in the coastal town of Polignano a Mare. Get the ingredients together and follow the instructions of your chef to create authentic Panzerotti. They are one of the most popular and envied food of the Bari cuisine, representing one of the best specialties ever. Since 1500, it’s the master of our local cuisine, becoming the undisputed king of street foods immediately. Follow a family recipe that has been passed down through generations, because, as in all important aspects in the world, even for the panzerotti there are different philosophies and ways of thinking. Your chef will show you all the secrets and at the end of the preparation, we will eat them with other Apulian local food.

Polignano a Mare Walking Tour with Special Coffee Tasting

3. Polignano a Mare Walking Tour with Special Coffee Tasting

The quaint old town with its medieval structures and the breath-taking sea views make this a location worthy of a visit if you are in Puglia. The statute of the great singer, Domenico Modugno, is the meeting point with the local guide and from here your adventure begins. You'll visit the historical center, the heart of a lovely restored ancient village on the Adriatic Coast, the entrance is via an old archway into a narrow paved street with charming shops and cafes. Downtown is all about culture and history with its amazing buildings and very special atmosphere, It is a labyrinth of treats, and little squares all standing huddled together over a series of caves fringed on the sea below. The dramatic setting on cliffs above provides a  wonderful backdrop for the stone buildings and winding streets. The town's rocky beach sits at the bottom of a small canyon with sheltered swimming in the azure blue Adriatic. A great place to slow down, unwind and enjoy La Dolce Vita. The tour ends with a tasting of typical special coffee, a mix of espresso, lemon, cream and amaretto. It's simply amazing.

Polignano a Mare: Guided Walking Tour

4. Polignano a Mare: Guided Walking Tour

Polignano a Mare is a picturesque city, thanks to the presence of the blue sea in contrast with the white of the houses. Polignano is famous for two reasons: it was the birthplace of Domenico Modugno, the singer of the famous song Volare, and also for the Red Bull cliff diving, during which experienced divers leap from the famous terrace. A local tour guide will take you to visit the historic center during a pleasant walk. It will show you the history of the city as well as the daily life of its citizens and its traditions. During the walk you will have the opportunity to see the art of churches and buildings, to walk among the alleys adorned with flowers and to read the poems written on the faces of the buildings.

Polignano a Mare: Street Food Tour with Tastings and Wine

5. Polignano a Mare: Street Food Tour with Tastings and Wine

A tour with local guide in Polignano a mare. Taste the traditional street food like: "Panzerotto" stuffed with mozzarella and tomato sauce, typical Apulian cold cuts, crusty Focaccia, excellent local wine and to top it off, a special coffee in a historical coffee bar in the city center. Eat, drink and explore like a local ! Enjoy a panoramic tour on the terraces of Polignano a mare with a local guide !

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What people are saying about Polignano a Mare

We had the best night with Anna . Perfect host and the best experience learning how to make Panzarotti. Delicious and very special evening . Thank you and we will see you again soon for the next lesson. Clive and Maria

I really enjoyed this tour, it was really very nice to see the caves and there is also the possibility to swim near the Palazzese cave. The very nice driver! Attention, you get wet !!!!

All perfect. The tour allows you to enjoy Polignano and its caves from the sea in a cheerful and friendly but at the same time professional atmosphere.

Good visit of the caves in a wonderful environment in a small group, nice swimming break, to do absolutely, thanks to our captain Vito.

Definitely a nice experience to do for those who go to Polignano a Mare