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Tried to follow the instructions given by the man in the tourist office: "follow the yellow signs for the easy 1hour walk". We followed the yellow signs and it took us 4hrs! At one point we were hopelessly lost in the middle of the forest....More
Went to the tourist office NO Maps
Went to the park office NO maps.
There was a lack of sign posts. Whilst we then got lost we did without misshap find our way back to the car!
DO need a compass.
This place is so cool. The forest is shady and really beautiful. Can't believe it's only a short drive from the seaside towns.
The drive is really spectacular. The roads are flanked by tall trees on both side. We did route 1 and 2 walks...More
Not what you might expect in the Gargano, it's deeply, deeply refreshing. Get away from the beaches and sun-loungers and bikinis and music for a while, come up here to the cool air, and relax in the quiet shade of the huge, ancient forest trees....More
we spent the day in the Foresta Umbra, the forest takes you back in time with an ancient feel. The drive was amazing with curves, switchbacks, secluded tree lined areas as well as clear areas with tremendous views, a true Gem.