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What to do in Monopoli, Italy

Posted on Jul 15, 2017 by in All Photos, Travels | 0 comments

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The best thing to do in Monopoli is slow down, relax, and live la dolce vita. But if you feel the need to have a short to do list, I’ve prepared one for you. So what is there to do in Monopoli?

Wander the narrow streets of the old city:

The narrow streets 01

The narrow streets 02

The narrow streets 03

Visit the Monopoli Cathedral (Basilica of the Madonna della Madia). Its Baroque interior is quite fascinating:

Monopoli Cathedral

Monopoli Cathedral at night

Visit the Castle of Carlo V and walk around its walls on your way to the old port:

The Castle

Old port of Monopoli

Eat good Pugliese food, like the orecchiete with tomatoes and cheese at the La Vechia Taverna restaurant or the ice cream at Gelateria Caruso.

Orecchiete

Ravioli

Almond ice cream

Gelateria Caruso

Walk on the lungomare:

Monopoli lungomare 01

Monopoli lungomare 02

Monopoli lungomare 03

You can even go to the beach:

One of the few small beaches of Monopoli

Watch the sunset:

Sunset

Eat late in the evening and stay out late, enjoying the cool air of the night:

Monopoli at night 01

Monopoli at night 02

Monopoli at night 03

Monopoli at night 04

But mostly, relax and enjoy!

 

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