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Polignano a Mare, Puglia

Polignano a Mare is a town of 16,294 inhabitants in the province of Bari The oldest part of town stands on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Adriatic Sea.

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

Of particular interest are its natural caves and the historically important historical center and the remains of Roman rule, among them the bridge of Trajan way, still viable, through Monachile Lama.

The sea of Polignano a Mare

Since 2008, Polignano a Mare has received the Blue Flag award given by the Foundation for Environmental Education in Europe's coastal resorts that meet quality criteria related to the parameters of bathing water and services (cleaning of beaches, marinas).

Vip of Polignano a Mare

Polignano is also the birthplace of Domenico Modugno, songwriter and author of the famous song "In the blue painted blue". Among the other famous people, linked to this country, we mention Pino Pascali (Bari, 1935 - Rome, 1968), sculptor and designer of the most important representatives of the poor, born of parents polignanesi. He has dedicated the Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art; Pompeo Sarnelli (Polignano a Mare, 1649 - Bisceglie, 1724), Bishop of Bisceglie and scholar.