Mimmo and Angelo Conversano

Key Info

Trawling
Cuttlefish, European hake, Octopus, Red mullet, Scorpion fish
Italy
Torre Canne di Fasano
Italian
Torre Canne di Fasano
Francesco
9
3-10m
Yes
Yes
Yes
+39 3339124886

Details

The "Conversano Brothers" are well known in Torre Canne as real Old Salts. They normally use longlines or the bottom set gilnets for targeting different species from Octopus to Cuttlefish, from Mullet to European Hake and Red Scorpionfish, among others.

Where requested, the tour can be accompained by a marine biologists from the research Cooperative Serapia, guiding the hosts in discovering of the coastal and underwater world.

“Pick-up” can be organized under request.

“You Keep catch” can be agreed under request.

For information on prices contact directly Mimmo and Angelo at the number above or write to: info@cooperativaserapia.it.

Mimmo and Angelo speak Italian, but the researchers from Serapia can handle the reservations in English, Spanish or French and can accompany you in the trip for a deeper experience.

THE ADRIATIC COAST

During the routes you can admire the wonders of the central area of the Adriatic coast, carachterized by long beaches with dunes and back-dune wetlands, interspersed with a rocky coast.

There are two protected areas

- the Regional Nature Park “Dune Costiere da Torre Canne a Torre San Leonardo”, in the area of the municipalities of Ostuni and Fasano; (http://www.parcodunecostiere.org/newsite/eng/index.php)

- the Protected Nature Reserve of Torre Guaceto, characterized by sandy dunes and beaches with its marine reserve. The exceptional backdrops, both rocky and sandy, preserve different animals and plants of particular beauty. (http://www.pugliaandculture.com/parks-of-puglia/protected-nature-reserve-of-torre-guaceto). 

Venturing towards the inner cities of the coast, you can admire the cities emblem of the Apulia as Alberobello an UNESCO site, Ostuni the white city, discovering and loosing you self into the backstreets full of colour of Polignano a Mare, and others to enjoy and live the real atmosphere of the Apulia.

Itineraries

Itinerary #1: Boat trip, nets hauling and tasting on board

[9:30 a.m.] Departure from the harbour

  • Sail with us to the area where the fishing nets have been set;
  • Admire the Adriatic coast from the sea;
  • Assist the fishermen in hauling the nets and find out with him the species caught;
  • Learn about the biology, stories and traditional receipts of the marine species;
  • Have a bath in a transparent sea with a guided snorkeling, while we prepare a traditional meal with the local catches;

[12:00 a.m.] Enjoy the lunch onboard with local specialities

[3:00 p.m.] Return to the harbour

Note: Available also from the 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with dinner on board.

The price (per person) includes a tour guide.

Price: 70.00 €
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Duration: 5 hours

Itinerary #2: Evening boat trip, nets hauling and tastings on board

[5:00 p.m.] Departure from the harbour

  • Sail with us to the area where the fishing nets have been set;
  • Admire the Adriatic coast from the sea;
  • Assist the fishermen in hauling the nets and find out with him the species caught;
  • Learn about the biology, stories and traditional receipts of the marine species;
  • Have a bath in a transparent sea, while we prepare a traditional meal with the local catches;

[9:00 p.m.] Return to the harbour and typical fish-dish tasting on the dock

The price (per person) includes a tour guide. 

Price: 60.00 €
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Duration: 4 hours

Itinerary #3: Boat trip and snorkeling

[10:00 a.m.] Departure from the harbour

  • Sail with us to the area where the fishing nets have been set;
  • Admire the Adriatic coast from the sea;
  • Have a bath in a transparent sea with guided snorkeling at the most beaitiful spots and caves in the area;
  • Learn about the biology, and the marine and costal environmen;

[1:00 p.m.] Return to the harbour

The price (per person) includes a tour guide.

 

Price: 40.00 €
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Duration: 3 hours

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