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Parco Nazionale del Gargano

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Via Sant'Antonio Abate, 121, 71037 Foggia, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made a whole day trip from the city of Foggia to visit Vieste, Peschici and the park. The cities worth a stop and visit but also the park.

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Reviewed May 25, 2018

What a wonderful surprise was the entire Gargano Peninsula. We stayed in Peschici and spent one very long day seeing just as much as we could. There are two great drives - mountains and coast - and we were surprised that we enjoyed the mountains...More

12  Thank Niwotois
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

my husband is cyclist, so he gets to experience the parc like no other... the climb, the windy road, the vista from the top, and all the towns on the adriatic! but for me, a non cyclist, foreste umbra is simply heaven. so lush and...More

1  Thank xiet99
Reviewed May 11, 2018

We were a little confused on where we wanted to drive in the Park, but it didn't really matter. The scenery was all beautiful and we had a great excursion through the park, so we just kept driving!

3  Thank kayteeMilwaukee
Reviewed May 8, 2017

We did a trip around the Gargano peninsular which include a stop here.It was a delightful place ,It is named for the shade it offers ,all the wonderful trees make it degrees cooler than the coast in the summer.It was quiet when we visited but...More

2  Thank mc m
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Hot dry wooded peninsula on the Adriatic coast half way down the eastern side of Italy. Pia Padr has his shrine here for gullible Roman Catholics.

2  Thank rodneycs
Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Who has the chance to visit this magnificent place will rest with the eyes open as hell . Nothing can be compare with the Beaty of the Gargano !!! Smile , enjoy and be surprised. ....

3  Thank Jason S
Reviewed November 3, 2015

This was our first visit to Puglia. We based ourselves in Vieste - at the tip of the Gargano Peninsula. From here the major attractions of the area can be reached within 2hrs car drive. We visited in late October (fall) and found the majority...More

13  Thank spmmik53
Reviewed October 30, 2015

From out of 100 visits to Italy the Gargano was an experience a beautiful part of Italy which truly not many foreigners (also Italians) knows, this is a piece of a beauty that must be seen to understand Italy in it's best, the view the...More

3  Thank Gidon S
Reviewed October 21, 2015

In this forest the temperature is about 5 degrees below the beach temperature. Very nice roads to get there and not so crowded.

2  Thank Minniotre
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Response from xiet99 | Reviewed this property |
i do not think so. the only buses i have seen in the park are chartered tour buses for local school field trips. you will have to contact a tour operator to find out. it is really highly recommended you rent a car to see... More
May 16, 2016|
Response from xiet99 | Reviewed this property |
we rented a beautiful apartment in old town vieste on top of the hills right over water. we always do this in italy. vieste is a great base. easy to go to foreste umbra - a beautiful place for picnic and just a nap. we... More