With gorgeous beaches nearby, there is plenty to do whilst on holiday to Mola di Bari – especially during the warmer months. Swimming, diving, boating and fishing are just a few of the options. Some enjoy simply sunning on the shore with a good book and an icy cold drink. Food is usually a big part of any holiday to Italy. Whilst in Mola di Bari be sure to sample some of locally baked focaccia bread. This focaccia is considered by many to be the best in the country. The fishing industry has long been an important part of the local economy. When dining in Mola di Bari, order some of the seafood dishes as the fish is sure to be fresh from the sea.
There are many interesting attractions to see in and near Mola di Bari including many beautiful historic buildings. The Chiese Madre, a church, was completed in 1410, and is one of the most well-known churches in the area. There are many other important churches nearby including the Basilica of San Nicola. This Romanesque church was built at the end of the 12th century. Another wonderful place to visit whilst on holiday to Mola di Bari is the Grotte di Castellana. These caves are some of the deepest to be found anywhere in the world. You can explore them on a guided two-hour excursion. The trek is a bit challenging. At the end of the experience you will see views of amazing white stalactites.
The weather in Mola di Bari is mild all year through. During the winter, the average low temperatures are between 5° and 6° C and the average highs are between 12° and 13° C. During the spring, the average low temperatures are between 13° and 16° C and the highs are between 18° and 22° C. During the summer the average lows are 16° to 19° C and average highs are 26° to 28° C. There is some rain each month. The most rain occurs during the winter months with up to 64 mm per month. The least rain occurs during the summer with as little as 28 mm per month.
The closest airport to Mola di Bari is Bari Airport (BRI), located 27 km away. There is also a ferry in Bari, and there is a railway station in town. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.