For a truly unique and memorable trip to Italy, a Polignano a Mare holiday is an absolute must. The town is thought to be the site of the ancient Greek city of Neapolis, which has been depicted on many excavated Greek coins. The town sits alongside some steep cliffs with many buildings carved into these natural features. A Polignano a Mare holiday rental house will not only come with all the comforts of home it will provide you with some of the most breath-taking sea views to be found in Puglia.
Visitors on a Polignano a Mare holiday will find that there are plenty of things to do to keep them busy during their stay. The town has its own beautiful small beach where there are activities such as windsurfing, sailing, diving, swimming, water skiing and fishing available. Other activities available on a Polignano a Mare holiday include cycling, walking, horse riding and exploring natural grottos or caves. The town has a few attractions, namely the remains of a Roman bridge on the Via Traiana roadway and a former cathedral with sculptures by Stefano of Putignano.
As well as enjoying the sights and activities in Polignano a Mare itself you may be tempted to explore further afield during your stay. If you do decide to venture out on your Polignano a Mare holiday then it is worth taking the hour’s journey north along the coast to the ancient city of Andria. The city has many ancient buildings such as a 12th century cathedral which contains a 7th century crypt. Close to Andria is the impressive Castel del Monte, built in the 13th century by Emperor Frederick II which has been a named UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996.
Weather is an important factor of any holiday and a Polignano a Mare holiday is no exception. Visitors to the town will be able to enjoy a typical Mediterranean climate, no matter what time of year they choose to visit. The summer months run from June through to September and sees the daytime temperature reach as high as 30 degrees Celsius. The winter months see the temperature fall to around 12 degrees Celsius and can go as low as 7 degrees Celsius. The annual rainfall amount for Polignano a Mare is around 14 inches.
Starting out on a Polignano a Mare holiday is relatively easy as travellers can fly into Bari Airport (BRI) which is less than an hour’s journey from the town. There are several large airlines that offer regular deals on flights to Bari including British Airways, Ryanair, Alitalia, BMI and Lufthansa. Passengers can leave the UK from numerous airports including Glasgow (GLA), Belfast (BFS), Heathrow (LHR), East Midlands (EMA) and Cardiff (CWL).