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Foresta Umbra

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Parco Nazionale del Gargano, 71037 Monte Sant'Angelo, Italy
+39 0884 962721
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jeep tour

We had a Jeep tour. we were 20 people who boarded into jeeps. The drivers were our guide who took... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Mauritius Tours A
,
Mauritius
Beautiful forest and happy to see that a small part of real Puglian forest survived

Beautiful forest and happy to see that a small part of real Puglian forest survived. Large oak and... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
cojotent
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Delft, The Netherlands
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“wild boar” (3 reviews)
“shade” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Parco Nazionale del Gargano, 71037 Monte Sant'Angelo, Italy
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+39 0884 962721

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

We had a Jeep tour. we were 20 people who boarded into jeeps. The drivers were our guide who took us up in the forest showed us different trees and stones. It is a dry area but limestone keeps it wet and green. There Was...More

1  Thank Mauritius Tours A
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Beautiful forest and happy to see that a small part of real Puglian forest survived. Large oak and beech trees, dense forest. Great place for hikes. But incredible that even here the Italians dump their old furniture,garbage and fridges along the forest roads Large parts...More

1  Thank cojotent
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

The address indicated is not the right one: to see the deers and walk around the lake, go to "C. Forestale" (See pictures of the map), South of town Vico del Gargano. You can get free guides from the tourist office. Being with a baby,...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

After driving through millions of olive trees in southern Italy, we googled wild forest in Italy and discovered this National Park. We stayed in Mont Sant'Angelo and drove to the park by a lovely winding mountain road. We purchased a very poor map from the...More

3  Thank Graham D
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

This forest is vast and it takes nearly an hour just to drive from South to North. Unusually for this part of the world there are lots of beech trees, and if you're lucky you can see deer, wild boar and even wolves

Thank Chris P
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

It's a huge expansive area of woodland, much of it very quiet and where few people seem to venture. Subsequently some of the minor tracks seem to disintegrate and disappear. Many ruins to explore and wildlife to see. We were lucky enough to see some...More

Thank Mr250
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent lasagna and great wine selection in natural forest setting ! The ancient ruins were an added bonus.

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

The Gargano promontory is home to a natural land and marine reserve. Foresta Umbra (Shady Forest) is in the middle of the promontory, and is a nice shady shelter from the summer heat. Unfortunately I had no time to visit it, so I cannot provide...More

Thank BurgerQueen78
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Aptly named because of the massive first growth trees blocking the sun. It is the largest deciduous forest in Italy. As one climbs in altitude into the shade in Gargano, the temperature drops maybe 10 degrees C, and the vibe changes from beach to Nature....More

Thank Mike K
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

How fantastic you can escape the summerheat of the Gargano coast and spend a few hours in a really cool forrest. It's literally cool, that's a good start. But it's also beautiful, tall trees, very few visitors. So unexpected in this part of Italy. We...More

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jenY81EC
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Response from HJteK | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is, we parked near the Visitor Centre, quite a few walking routes started from there. . Enjoy!
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cakeandwellies
6 January 2017|
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Response from HJteK | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I'm sorry but I cannot tell you. We were there on a day that the visitors centre was closed so I don't recall if there was bicycle rental. Regards, HJ
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