Gargano

From the Hotel Gargano Village it is easy to reach the other wonders of the Gargano. Starting from here you can start your journey to the characteristic center of Rodi Garganico, visiting its new tourist port, from which you can embark towards the enchanting Tremiti Islands, or continue the journey along the coast. You will be dazzled by this land with its golden beaches, jagged rocks, transparent waters and sea caves, with its perched villages, such as the renowned tourist resorts of Peschici and Vieste. Going instead towards Lido del Sole, you can reach the suggestive lakes of Varano and Lesina. From the Hotel Gargano Village, however, you can also leave for the hinterland of the Gargano, immersing yourself in the lush Umbrian Forest or visiting places of faith such as San Giovanni Rotondo and Monte Sant’Angelo.

Lido del Sole

Located directly on the north coast of the Gargano, Lido del Sole is a fraction of Rodi Garganico, from which it is only 6 kilometers away, and is a favorite destination for families and groups of young people on holiday on the Gargano.

                  

Characterized by a structure that recalls the shape of an amphitheater, with white houses and small villas in Mediterranean style among colorful bougainvillea and fragrant citrus groves, the location presents itself as a large tourist center where you can find everything you need to spend a holiday. in Puglia between relaxation and fun.

                  

With many hotels, residences, villages and camping sites, equipped with sports facilities and entertainment staff, Lido del Sole offers numerous tourists a wide choice of comforts and services. Its long golden beaches, which are characterized by fine sand and shallow waters, are ideal for spending a holiday with children.

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Rodi Garganico

If you have decided that your next destination will be the Gargano, know that a holiday in Rodi Garganico is perfect to start your journey to discover the Spur of Italy. Located on the northern coast of the Gargano, within the Gargano National Park, this ancient seaside village stands on a rocky promontory overlooking the Adriatic Sea.

                  

Ancient Cretan and Greek colony, its past followed the history of Southern Italy, passing from Roman domination to the attacks of Goths and Saracens, to then be conquered by the Aragonese and live a prosperous period during the Fascist twenty years.                   

Today Rhodes, in addition to being renowned for the production of citrus fruits, so much so as to be nicknamed "the garden of the Gargano", is one of the most popular seaside resorts in all of Puglia and, once admired, it is easy to understand the reason.

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Peschici

Whatever your holiday destination on the Gargano, don't miss a stop in Peschici. Perched on a cliff overlooking one of the most extraordinary bays in Italy, every year this location remains etched in the memory of thousands of tourists.

                  

In addition to its wide beaches that alternate with small coves and white cliffs, the town boasts a truly fascinating historical center: a labyrinth of narrow alleys, hidden squares, steep stairways and white houses, typical of the Apulian coastal resorts. From here you can also enjoy postcard views and a spectacular view of the Bay of Peschici.

                  

The origins of Peschici are deeply linked to the sea. The village was founded, in fact, in the 11th century by Slavic soldiers sent to the area by Otto I to face the threat of the Saracens.

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Vieste

Families with children, couples or young people looking for fun: holidays in Vieste can really please everyone. After all, it is one of the most popular places in Puglia and not only in summer.

                  

Located on the eastern point of the Gargano Promontory, surrounded by natural landscapes of rare beauty, among the most beautiful in the Gargano National Park, Vieste is the perfect location both for those seeking relaxation and quiet, and for lovers of water sports and excursions, both for those who on vacation love nightlife. With all its hotels, residences, villages and camping sites, it is also able to satisfy any need on holiday.

                  

The discovery of numerous archaeological finds has made it possible to establish that Vieste is also one of the oldest cities in Daunia.

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San Giovanni Rotondo

To make Gargano one of the most visited religious destinations in Italy is also San Giovanni Rotondo. This town, located on the slopes of Monte Calvo, every year is a destination for thousands of faithful who come to pay homage to the memory of Padre Pio, the friar with the stigmata, proclaimed Saint in 2002 and loved by the Christian community.

                  

The Capuchin friar spent almost all his life in San Giovanni Rotondo, doing good works that made him famous. Among all the Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, the hospital inaugurated in the 1950s and today one of the largest Polyclinics in Italy.

                  

To accommodate the growing number of pilgrims, a new church was built next to the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie where the remains of the saint were kept a few years ago.

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Monte Sant’Angelo

To make Gargano one of the most visited religious destinations in Italy is also San Giovanni Rotondo. This town, located on the slopes of Monte Calvo, every year is a destination for thousands of faithful who come to pay homage to the memory of Padre Pio, the friar with the stigmata, proclaimed Saint in 2002 and loved by the Christian community.

                  

The Capuchin friar spent almost all his life in San Giovanni Rotondo, doing good works that made him famous. Among all the Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, the hospital inaugurated in the 1950s and today one of the largest Polyclinics in Italy.

                  

To accommodate the growing number of pilgrims, a new church was built next to the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie where the remains of the saint were kept a few years ago.

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