Polignano a Mare

Polignano a Mare is an Italian town of 17,797 inhabitants in the province of Bari, in Puglia. The oldest part of the town stands on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Adriatic Sea at 33 kilometers south of the capital.

The country's economy is mainly based on tourism, agriculture and fishing.

Of particular interest are its natural and historically important caves are the historic center and the remains of Roman rule. Among the latter, the bridge of the Via Traiana, still viable, which crosses Lama Monachile.

Since 2008, Polignano a Mare has always received the Blue Flag award given by the Foundation for Environmental Education to the coastal resorts that meet the European quality criteria related to the parameters of bathing water and the service provided in relation to parameters such as the cleaning of beaches and marinas.

The municipal area, bounded on the east by the Adriatic Sea, bordered to the north by Mola di Bari, on the west by Conversano, south-west to south-east Castellana Grotte with Monopoli.

It is characterized by a high and sometimes indented coast on which outlet have a number of blades. One of these, Monachile Lama, is the deep bay immediately to the west of the old town, so called because in the past there has attested the presence of the monk seal. Another important thing is the Blade St. Catherine.

Along the coast, there are numerous caves.

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