Part of the Marine Park of Gargano ZONE, which means that it can go only with the authorization of the National Park of Gargano. The island has a flat structure is: 700 meters long and 250 wide, with a height of 15 meters. sea level to an area of about 11 acres of rocky ground due to drying and flaking of limestone blocks that compose it.
The island is completely uninhabited, devoid of large trees and without the characteristic Mediterranean islands such .... more info >>
At about 12 miles off the coast of the Gargano are Tremiti Islands, defined by their charming and unspoilt beauty as "the pearl of the Adriatic".
The small archipelago is made up of the islands of San Nicola, San Domino, Cretaccio, Caprara, and about 11 miles from them, from the island of Pianosa. The crystal clear waters of the Tremiti attract thousands of tourists every year.
St. Nicholas is the historical, religious and administrative center of .... more info >>
oday, along the Italian coastal roads, frequently in the more advanced or more collected, sighting towers blocks of different sizes and shapes, many dilapidated and almost unrecognizable.
They are the remains of an alarm and defense against the Barbary pirates and Turks, coming from the subject territories of Greece and Albania and their vessels, were threatening the Muslim invasion of Italy.
Until the late nineteenth century, when Saracen towers .... more info >>
The presence Trabucchi are typical of our coast.
With a very complex architecture, made of wooden poles that are woven wire and pulleys, they are a very effective tool, especially on our coast, fishing for fish passage.
Their method is simple and consists in a large network in the sea bag supported by several antennas, out of these places is a lookout from which he can see the arrival of schools of fish and its signal to the people present Trabucco .... more info >>
La Foresta Umbra Puglia Gargano takes its name from the shadows of tall trees that create, is also called the Forest of the South with the trees in the north because of vegetation typically characteristic of the forests of Nord.Si covers about 11,000 hectares and reaches a 'altitude of about 800 meters, and incorporates an organic garden with variegated beech trees, maples, cedars, oaks, yews and a unique variety of beautiful orchids.
From Peschici is .... more info >>