Vieste and Gargano

Staying at the Hotel Mediterraneo will have the opportunity to visit some of the most evocative places of Italy.

things to visit

The medieval town of Vieste is a short walk from the Hotel, it has lots of monuments and attractive to visit such as the “Basilica Cattedrale”, Castel of Federico II of Svevia, “la chianca amara” where a legend tell of pirates that chop viestans head on behalf of their leader, Dragut.

Moreover, you do not miss the opportunity to visit the sea caves which are dislocated along the Gargano coast between Vieste and Mattinata and the Umbra Forest which is a nature reserve located in the inner part of the Gargano and has an area of about 10,000 hectares of beech, oak and maple trees. “La Foresta Umbra” has over 2,000 species of plants and hundreds of animal species, including Caprioli, Owls, Woodpeckers and other native species. A hike, a walk or a picnic in this natural paradise is a must. For the little ones do not miss the area of “Daini”, where you can see the little “Bambi” and artificial lake with carp.
Vieste is the perfect starting point where to set your trip around Gargano. Thanks to its position you will easily reach two of the most religious sites in Italy. San Giovanni Rotondo, where San Pio relics are preserved and Monte Sant’Angelo, one of the most striking places of religious in Europe.
The Sanctuary is one of the UNESCO World Heritage and the Cave of St. Michael is considered the eighth most beautiful cave in the world by the National Geographic.

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