Picture yourself in the Forest of Umbra in the heart of this isolated peninsula. Hoopoes flit by and orchids thrive in the meadows amidst chunks of limestone. The scent of Aleppo pine accompanies you descending to the rocky coast dotted with bays only accessible by boat or on foot. Later you follow the weathered rocky paths trodden through the centuries by pilgrims heading for the ancient hill town of Monte Sant’Angelo. Experience this journey with Ramblers Walking Holidays.
Our base, Vieste, beside the turquoise waters of the Adriatic has since 1991, like the whole Gargano peninsula, been part of a national park.
Whether you visit in the spring after the winter rains have brought forth a profusion of flowers, or in the autumn when the sea is warm, as birds and butterflies accompany your walks; the Gargano Peninsula provides a truly idyllic escape. Don’t forget picnic lunches – a cornucopia of local olives, dried tomatoes and marinated artichokes infused with wild herbs, caciocavallo cheese, and focaccia.
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