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Foresta Umbra

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Beautiful

We drove up and up and through dense cloud and then pourin rain so we didn't get to see much. Very... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
SusanP196
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Victoria Australia
Really cool forest

This place is so cool. The forest is shady and really beautiful. Can't believe it's only a short... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2015
ynjl
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Sydney
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Parco Nazionale del Gargano, 71037 Monte Sant'Angelo, Italy
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

We drove up and up and through dense cloud and then pourin rain so we didn't get to see much. Very windy road, but from what we. Did see it looked amazing.

Thank SusanP196
Reviewed 17 May 2016

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

Thank SAM0412
Reviewed 7 April 2016

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! You d DO need a compass. That said...More

Thank AtnezH
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

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

1  Thank ynjl
Reviewed 12 September 2015

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

2  Thank ELear
Reviewed 10 September 2015

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.

1  Thank Scubaman628
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Walking and hiking on hot summer days in the shade of this beautiful forest is really rewarding. The temperature is really 5 degrees lower than at the beach

Thank Lucas d
Reviewed 3 June 2015

A wonderful drive along quiet rods through this uniquely ancient woodland on the Gargano peninsula. Huge oaks and magnificent beeches give it a cathedral-like atmosphere.

Thank Loxias
Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

We walked along a trail departing from the lake. You do not have breathtaking views, but the nature is beautiful.

Thank Fane_Babanul
Reviewed 3 October 2014

the nature is really beautiful there, the panorama is breathe breaking and there are a lot of good restaurant. what's more the seaside is really near.

Thank annamaria2470
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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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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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