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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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Great drive

Some scary moments but well worth the drive through the forest didn't see a wolf, boar or deer... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ant_Spain
,
La Manga Spain
via mobile
Nice drive through the forest

If on a hot sunny day you like a bit of a cool down, go to Forst Umbra, its beautiful for picnic... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
cvetter
,
Frankfurt, Germany
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“wild boar” (3 reviews)
“nice walk” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Parco Nazionale del Gargano, 71037 Monte Sant'Angelo, Italy
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+39 0884 962721
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some scary moments but well worth the drive through the forest didn't see a wolf, boar or deer which was a shame..

Thank Ant_Spain
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

If on a hot sunny day you like a bit of a cool down, go to Forst Umbra, its beautiful for picnic and nice walk in the forest.

Thank cvetter
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Much of the Gargano Peninsula is forested and a large part forms one of the newest National Parks designated in Italy

1  Thank DevonEcologist
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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

3  Thank Steph_FR-BE
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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.

Thank ThomasMarvel
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jenY81EC
1 May 2017|
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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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