Cagnano is a white village perched on a rocky outcrop that allowed a defense easier.
The provision of urban housing may seem a little chaotic, but responds to specific charges.
The village lies on a hill which, according to tradition, was the seat of the ancient Italian city of Uriah, also mentioned by Pliny and Strabo. It would be interesting to find out what this center links tied to those of Uriah the same name located in the eastern regions. We know that during the Middle Ages the city was surrounded by walls but today there are still many traces of that period. Over the centuries the center was a feud of some families of which remains a witness in the Baronial Palace, an ancient Norman fortress, restored several times over the years.
The houses and streets are positioned in such a way as to facilitate the flow of rainwater and sewage downstream, preventing the formation of unsightly puddles in the streets, as now made of pebbles and stones. Masses so the houses are lit throughout the day, painted white absorb less heat from the sun, and to deal with icy winds in winter, the houses are built next to each other protecting.
They still see the remains of ancient walls that protected the residential units gathered around the Baron's Palace, also called the House, which was the gateway of the city.
The foci of Capoiale and Varano opened in recent times, are two access routes to the sea and avoid stagnation of water which in the past was due to malaria. Base for submarines and seaplanes during the war, the lake is now one of the main resources of the country. The economy is based primarily on fishing and tourism is developing.
Area Cagnano Varano, Monte Sant'Angelo, Ischitella
Known more as a vacation spot or, for those who believe, as a place of the preaching of Padre Pio as a nature park, Gargano brings the imagination of millions of Italian names evocative of summer heat, white houses and atmospheres vacationer, as Peschici , Vieste, Foresta Umbra, the Tremiti Islands, the most characteristic areas of our country. Areas where there is baked in the sun and you dive into one of the most beautiful and cleanest seas in Italy (although, according to the latest estimates of Legambiente, not excel in the ranking of the cleanest). This part of Puglia is also one of the richest of different habitats and biodiversity. The reason goes back to the morphology of the spur of Italy and its history. When, between the lagoons and the land, the Appennines began to emerge - and we're talking hundreds of millions of years ago - the Gargano was not there yet, or rather was just an island, separated from the mainland. Only later would the promontory joined to the mainland to form the unmistakable spur, but the origin of island of the area, however, has marked the evolution of the environment, with its green heart, but also with a mosaic of coastal lakes, a chain of islands opposite, and a desert of stone behind which only in isolated conditions could form. It is a rich and varied habitat, as it is difficult to find in Italy. The real puzzle environments concentrated in such a small area makes the island Gargano more than a mountain, which, however, only reaches the 1,065 meters with Mount Calvo.
Rhodes Garganico is a village of ancient seafaring traditions close to the Adriatic Sea and is situated on a high cliff and brackish set in a lush olive groves and citrus orchards which includes hotels, residences, camping, resorts, apartments, agencies, hotels, holiday homes and other tourist facilities.
The stretch of sea that affects the Gargano coast is shallow and therefore is a guarantee of security for the less experienced to swimming and especially for the families with their children and teenagers who decide to spend their vacation in Rhodes Garganico in Puglia.
They dwell in this beautiful town swallows and seagulls that enliven the blue sky with their magnificent flights. The murmur of the sea of Puglia that breaks on the beaches and coves of the coast of Gargano, the chirping of the swallows that animate the sky with their flight, the heady scent of orange blossoms wafting in the alleys of the city to go on shore of the sea, that create a magic atmosphere of these places, ere men, lived the gods (Manicone, Physics Appula).
As evidence of the great value of tourism and the environment of this part of the Mountain of the Sun, over the years have come and numerous coveted awards, most notably the European Blue Flag for beaches and harbors and 4 sails Legambiente.
Foggia is a province of the Apulia region, in the center of the Tableland, the largest Italian plain after the Po Valley. The province includes shopping agircoli and wine as Cerignola and San Severo and seaside resorts such as Margherita of Savoy and the Tremiti Islands. Historically, the place where Foggia was inhabited by Arpi in the eleventh century to 1089 was adopted the present name probably derives from forvae (from the conservation of the grain). The city of Foggia enjoyed a flourishing period under Frederick II, later it was dominated by the Angevins and later by the Aragonese. Subsequently Foggia rebelled against the Spanish rule of the Bourbons and followed the political fortunes of the region.
Loc. RISERVA STATALE ISCHITELLA E CARPINO, ISCHITELLA FG, ITALIA - PUGLIA
25 Km from POZZO CAVO
Area Rodi, Vico del Gargano, Cagnano Varano
Received by the State in 1957 for direct purchases by the Company of State for the state-owned forests (ASFD), the protected area has a topography characterized by a complex tem of valleys generally oriented west to the lake below Varano, whose slopes times to the north and north-east, and therefore cooler and evolved and fertile soil, host vegetation that has been called one of the most striking and important monuments of our botanical South.
In Cup of Roses, an unusually low altitude, you can see one of the most beautiful beech forests of Gargano. It is made from plants well spaced, over 30 meters high, with diameters of 60-70 cm and equipped with drums and regular hair collected in the upper well.
In 2008, the reserves were initiated work aimed at transformation of forestry to unevenaged stands and civil engineering to increased biodiversity.
State nature reserve, forest seed already, mainly characterized by expanses of forest consisting of Pinus halepensis forests with evergreen sclerophyllous. In the clearings and wooded areas not spread the stain-garrigue and pseudo-steppe grasses. High presence cave habitat.
The canestrato Pugliese derives its name from the rush baskets in which you do it to mature for a period longer or shorter. It is used whole milk of sheep, Merino or Gentile di Puglia.
Production area: the provinces of Foggia and (in part) to Bari.
The Protected Designation of Origin was recognized June 12, 1996.
Loc. OASI AGRUMARIA, STRADA COMUNALE MOLINO DI MARE, RODI FG, ITALIA - PUGLIA
31 Km from POZZO CAVO
Area Vico del Gargano, Peschici, Ischitella
Almost ten centuries of history. The citrus groves of Gargano, confined in an area of about 800-1000 acres included in the territories of Vico del Gargano, Rhodes and Ischitella, still constitute a distinctive piece of agricultural landscapes agricultural history of Italy. A small oasis deep green built in a corner of the rocky promontory of Gargano. An extraordinary example of how scarce environmental resources (sources, microclimate) have been the occasion of wealth and culture. The only example of citrus in the entire fascia Adriatic. A testimony of a matter, agricultural landscapes and their relationship with the cultural identities of local societies, which covers all the Mediterranean regions.
MUSEO DELLA BASILICA DI SAN MICHELE ARCANGELO Apri
Loc. MONTE SANT'ANGELO - PUGLIA
22 Km from POZZO CAVO
Area Monte Sant'Angelo, Carpino, Mattinata
The Museum of the Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel in Monte Sant'Angelo (Foggia) is housed in the Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel (built in the late sixth century and rebuilt in 871) and documents the history of the sanctuary.
Loc. PINETA MARZINI, STRADA PROVINCIALE 144, VICO DEL GARGANO FG, ITALIA - PUGLIA
35 Km from POZZO CAVO
Area Peschici, Rodi, Vieste
The Marzini Forest, overlooking the sea, just a few miles from Vico. in the direction of the Bay of Chain; the pine forest owes its name to the Aleppo pine (named after the homonymous city in Syria) from the stem, but there is also a small percentage of the holm-oak; local use is called 'defense', a name that may arise both from the fact that this strip of forest that is thrown into the sea was an outpost of defense against the Saracen invasions, both from the defense Frederick, hunting estates reserved to 'Emperor and the nobles.
La Pineta, thanks to the important intervention of Forestry, has benches, gazebos, picnic areas, all built in wood and eco-friendly, and equipped routes studied by the Forest itself, accessible to everyone because without steep slopes.
The Marzini Forest is one of the few national pine forests 'seed', that is genetically pure and perfect, where the species has been ed over time in its characteristics; the microclimate of the Gargano also allows these trees grow at altitudes unusual.
In the undergrowth has an incredible lushness of Mediterranean (mastic, honeysuckle, philirrea, rosemary, cistus - there are 225 species, all identified by a explanatory tables prepared by the Forest Service); There are easily foxes, wild boars and, incredibly, there have been some sightings of deer, quite unusual in the low maquis.
Visited the old house is outside of the guardians; adjacent to the house is 'botanical garden', an area where numerous species of plants that grow there only a short distance from each other testify biodiversity allows, Gargano, where sea and mountains merge.
From Pineta has a splendid view of the coast, from Calenella Rhodes; sunrise and sunset can be seen always watching the sea.
The Lake of Varano communicates with the sea through two passages (mouth to mouth Varano east and west of Capoiale), is ten kilometers long and wide half past seven and its depth is about twelve feet with peaks of five and a half meters and is the ideal place for fishing, both from shore and boat.
Of course, for non-fishermen do not miss all the water sports to do both in freshwater and in the sea where the long sandy promote tourism.
Walking around and can see the many natural and wild and there is a path traveled by bicycle that runs around Lake Varano, pretty much everything in the plan.
Peschici is a resort that is situated in a wonderful location on a cliff overlooking the sea (Peschici actually means 'on the sea!'). Sueripolo settled there in 970 with a community of Schiavoni joined by a colony of Dalmatian to deal with the advanced Saracen.
The strategic location, the Norman fortification built around the castle and watchtowers along the coast, the city made it impregnable. Regarded for its beauty Pearl of the Gargano, today Peschici surprises with the maze of alleys of the old town, the scent of the hinterland and the evocative atmosphere of the coast.
An international tourist destination, the city offers excellent hotels, camping sites equipped, residences and villages. To visit the Norman Castle, the Tower Bridge and the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie.
Why come to Peschici. To the wonderful caves and bays. For the golden beaches. For the wild Zaiana. For the pretty old town in the summer is full of souvenir shops and local crafts.
Mainly produced from olives of the variety Peranzana, coratina, Ogliarola Gargano and Rotondella, this oil is marketed by one of the following sub-denominations: High Tableland, Low Tableland, Gargano and Sub-Apennines. All have color from green to yellow; High Tableland has an intense aroma, medium fruity, with herbaceous and floral, and sweet, fragrant with almond aftertaste. The Low Tableland, particularly dense, it has an intense aroma, herbal, fruity and sweet, with a strong sense of spicy and bitter aftertaste typical of artichoke. Gargano, however, has less odor than oil, medium fruity and sweet almond bottom. The type Sub-Apennines, finally, presents smell fruity with hints of net oil and fresh fruits, and fruity flavor.
Loc. PARCO NATURALE REGIONALE BOSCO INCORONATA, FOGGIA, ITALIA - PUGLIA
37 Km from POZZO CAVO
Area Cerignola, Melfi, Lavello
A small patch of greenery in the heart of the plains in Puglia
The Regional Natural Park of the Crowned Bosco is situated about 12 km from the town of Foggia, in the heart of the plains in Puglia. The protected area of about 1000 hectares, contains a small strip of natural vegetation within a territory deeply cultivated. It 'an area representative of the diverse environments in the past covered a good part of the Tableland. The Natural Regional Park includes more than Bosco dell'Incoronata also part of the proposed Site of Community Importance (SCI) called Valley of Cervaro - Bosco dell'Incoronata falling within the scope of the Municipality of Foggia.
Excursions and attractions in PUGLIA close to SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO Cagnano Varano Carpino Ischitella:
'PARCO NAZIONALE DEL GARGANO'
'RISERVA STATALE ISCHITELLA E CARPINO'
'RISERVA STATALE MONTE BARONE'
'CANESTRATO PUGLIESE D.O.P.'
'MUSEO DELLA BASILICA DI SAN MICHELE ARCANGELO'
'LAGO DI VARANO'
'OLIO DAUNO DOP'
'PARCO NATURALE REGIONALE BOSCO INCORONATA'
Le Puglie, the Italian name of this region, is in the plural form and, in fact, this is a place that conceals many souls. The 'heel' of the boot, Apulia , as it is known in English, is,an enchanting region that lays amid nature, history, tradition, gusto and spirituality, to be visited all year round.
Sea lovers can take their pick, choosing between the cliffs of Otranto and Santa Maria di Leuca, the meeting point between the Ionian and the Adriatic Sea, or Gallipoli, the 'Gem of Salento' and the Gargano, the 'Spur of Italy', jutting out to the clear sea water that guards the beautiful Tremiti Islands.
Nature is again the protagonist in the Murgia National Park and the Gargano National Park with its wild Umbrian forest, its salt pans and lakes, the deep ravines of Laterza and the wide dolines of Altamura, which distinguish the hinterland of the region with their charming sceneries. To those who want to plunge into history, Apulia offers a wide range of places that tell the ancient origins of this land: from prehistory to Magna Graecia, from the Imperial Age to the Renaissance and the baroque splendour of Lecce and the Salento area.
The provinces of the region are: Bari (regional capital), Brindisi, Foggia, Lecce and Taranto.
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VIA A. SCARALE 7
71013 - SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO - PUGLIA - ITALIA
Area Cagnano Varano Carpino Ischitella
VAT Code 01540600713
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