One of the areas where hiking and sporting activities also means immersing yourself in the charm and mystery is the Umbra Forest.
Over ten thousand hectares of land covered by lush forests, diverse wildlife, picnic areas and trails characterise the entire forest area, ideal for hiking, nature walks, on foot or by mountain bike, and to observe animals, flowers and plants. It exudes a mystical atmosphere being surrounded by tall trees which often leave filter just just some sunshine.
The Umbra Forest also hosts a Zoo-breeding of deer and Roe deer italics, whose conservation is one of the most important activities in the area, and a visitor center with the Natural History Museum also during the year, which organises workshops for children.
Is the perfect environment to feel in full communion with nature and to discover all year round the many plant species that thrive here undisturbed.
The Residence Fontana Vecchia enjoys a privileged location in one of the most charming cities of Gargano sea. By our apartments You can easily reach, during your holidays, the major sites around Vieste. The latter is the ideal starting point for a tour of Puglia, for example, from the Gargano promontory to descend to the Salento and at the very tip of the boot. But it is also close to beautiful natural paradises like the Tremiti Islands, ideal for diving and snorkeling, looking so certain fish species protected and a fascinating underwater vegetation. Even the most religious will find in the Gargano a way to profess their faith, then taking in some of the most famous Mystics throughout the country, such as San Giovanni Rotondo and Monte Sant'Angelo. Also the holidays on Gargano will be great also with the Kids, that they will find many alternatives to avoid falling prey to boredom: in addition to the many possible excursions, observing the vegetation and animals, walking or cycling, children can have fun with the Jeep Safari, discovering the most inaccessible areas of the territory, or on the coast, try their hand at fishing. The Gargano offers possibilities for all types of tourist, delighting visitors with typical local cuisine. What are you waiting for? Join us at Vieste!