Felice Cacetta

Key Info

Bottom set gillnets
Cuttlefish, European hake, Octopus, Red mullet, Scorpion fish
Italy
Torre Santa Sabina
Italian
Torre Santa sabina
Gabbiano Bianco
2
3-10m
Yes
320 3405112

Details

Felice is one of the few fishermen authorized to access to the wonderful Natural Reserve of Torre Guaceto, one of the most attractive hotspots for biodiversity in the Adriatic, hosting turtles and other important species.

He fishes with sustainable techniques as the bottom set gillnets, targeting  different species from Octopus to Cuttlefish, from Mullet to European Hake and Red Scorpionfish, among others.

The vessel was equiped in 2018 with a special electric engine, so that he is now allowed to perform the fishing tourism activity in the most attractive areas of the Natural Reserve. 

The small vessel is able to hosts 2 tourists, but it could be combined with the other vessel active in the Natural Reserve (Nonno Ugo) able to host 5 tourists more.

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 organzied under request.

"You Keep catch" can be agreed under request.

For information on prices contact directly Felice at the tel number above or write to: info@cooperativaserapia.it.

Felice speaks 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 also 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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Contact Felice Cacetta