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Pollino UNESCO Global Geopark

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Excellent holiday destination

This is Italy's biggest natural park. The infrastructure is excellent, the roads are big and... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
Lecce, Italy
"Sensational .. the Garden of the Gods"

climbed for the long journey of 8 km that leads into the valley of pines loricati behind... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2016
Daniele D
Rome, Italy
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May 8, 2018
“Excellent holiday destination”
Oct 28, 2016
“"Sensational .. the Garden of the Gods"”
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

This is Italy's biggest natural park. The infrastructure is excellent, the roads are big and relatively new, the mountain paths are well-marked. There are many informational signs (in Italian) with maps and suggested routes. The park is clean and very beautiful. If planning to go...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Petya_sofia
Reviewed October 28, 2016

climbed for the long journey of 8 km that leads into the valley of pines loricati behind montuosa..siamo chain arrived in the '' Garden of the Gods '' .. a special place where you can find several pines centenarians loricati .. this place is no...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Daniele D
Reviewed September 2, 2016

The park stands out from the crowd. A huge area with a lot of activities. We recommend to visit at least the Giostra panoramica " Rb Ride " in San Severino Lucano and Bosco Magnano, Torrente Peschiera - refer to fotos

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

If you are in southern Italy, visit this place because you will be surprised by its natural beauty. Go to the park office in Rotonda and visit their wonderful museum while listening to explanations by their very well trained staff. Stay one night (at least)...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank alex & susana R
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Proposal for an itinerary in the northern section of this beautiful Park, including locations belonging to different towns (Viggianello, San Severino Lucano, Terranova di Pollino, Oriolo), approaching from the Calabria side, northwards deep into Basilicata, then coming back in Calabria from the Ionian coast –...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Giulio1412
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Stumbled on this park whilst mapping our route from Naples to Puglia. Maps are non-existent and walking trails are not well marked. Having said that we are told that there has been a vast improvement in the markings in the last year. Being at a...More

Date of experience: August 2015
4  Thank DanandGio
Reviewed May 1, 2013

Parco del Pollino is a huge park, which we crisscrossed in our tour of Basilicata. As it turns out, our favorite part was around Rotonda, where we spent two evenings. A highpoint of our stay was a five hour hike on a trail described in...More

Date of experience: April 2013
4  Thank MLWeber
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