Where to stay around Monopoli?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 897 holiday lettings near Monopoli. From 262 villas to 241 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Monopoli is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Monopoli?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Monopoli. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Parco Belvedere Lama: 1,923 holiday lettings
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Mary of Madia: 1,940 holiday lettings
  • Monopoli Station: 1,876 holiday lettings
  • Cathedral of Romualdo Museum: 1,938 holiday lettings
  • EuroSport Casalini 2001: 3,123 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Monopoli listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent villas in Monopoli?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 262 villas in Monopoli. Our other popular types of Monopoli holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 241 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 238 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaus: 47 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Monopoli?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 261 holiday homes with pool available in Monopoli. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Monopoli, Italy your home away from home

    Monopoli is an old fishing town in the Bari commune of southeast Italy. It has a long and interesting history having been controlled by the Byzantines, Normans and the Hohenstaufen as well as being the starting point for the Crusades. There is still a hospital, the Jerusalem Hospital, which was founded here by the Order of St John in 1350. The town is guarded by an impressive 16th century castle on the headland. Monopoli makes a good base for exploring the area, particularly by ferry from nearby Bari.

    Things to Do in Monopoli, Italy


    Monopoli has a number of picturesque beaches close by which offer safe bathing in the clear Mediterranean waters. They are within easy walking distance from the town. There are free public beaches and private beach clubs that charge a fee which usually includes the use of chairs and umbrellas. The area is a popular place for locals to visit rather than for international tourism. Walking

    The best way to explore the old city is on foot to get around its tangled and twisting roads. Inside the old town there are a number of churches to visit as well as local shops and the Charles V Castle. Nightlife

    Monopoli has several bars and restaurants but the best place to visit for a lively nightlife is Bari which has some discos and dance clubs offering nightly entertainment.

    Places to Visit Around Monopoli, Italy Castle of Charles V

    This ancient castle in Monopoli was built on the promontory in a pentagon shape. It was completed in 1522 and later enlarged in the 17th century. From the 19th century until 1969 it was used as a jail. Visitors can now explore this impressive building which houses an art exhibition and hosts many cultural events.


    This small town comes to life with its local festival in November when the statue of the patron saint, San Trifone, is paraded around the town. At other times it is an interesting, historical and cultural place to visit and soak up the local atmosphere. Bari

    The historic town of Bari, just 40km (25 miles) from your Monopoli holiday villa, has a host of attractions and beautiful historic monuments. The Basilica di San Nicola is a must-see, along with the Bari Vacchia which is considered the heart of the city. Learn the story behind the impressive Bari Castle. Shops, markets and fine dining make this a great place to visit.

    Weather in Monopoli, Italy

    The temperatures in Monopoli are perfect for exploring the nearby cities during spring and autumn. Summers can be very hot, averaging 30°C (85°F) in July and winters remain generally above freezing. The wettest month is November when two inches of rain may fall.

    Travel to Monopoli, Italy

    The closest airports are the Bari Palese Airport (BRI) which is 55km (35 miles) from Monopoli and the Brindisi Airport (BDS) which is slightly further away. British Airways and Ryanair both fly regularly to these airports from the UK.

    Attractions in and around Monopoli

    Looking for places to see while you're in Monopoli? Don't miss cultural highlights such as Cathedral of Romualdo Museum and Cathedral Basilica of SS. Mary of Madia. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Lama Monachile Beach and Cala Paura Beach, and green spaces such as Castellana Caves and Parco Belvedere Lama. Why not also take in more of the area with visits to Scoglio dell'Eremita, Madonna d'Altomare Stadium or Pino Pascali Museum?