Gargano is a mountainous promontory that extends over the Adriatic sea, in Puglia. The villages that are in the Gargano are all included in Foggia district.
The area is protected by the Gargano National Park, and offers a unique spectacle of nature and landscape. There are many paths and routes that attract thousands of visitors every year in this area, including trekking, horse riding, caving and cycling in the hinterland, and of course its stunning coastline. The area is rich in animal and plant species thanks to the biodiversity of habitats and includes thousands of species of birds, mammals, reptiles, as well as plants and flowers.
In Gargano there are Lake Varano and Lake Lesina. The two lakes were fishing areas and sustenance for the local populations for a long time and the Naturalistic Museum of Lake Lesina includes an aquarium with the typical fish species and all the traditional equipment used by local fishermen.
Another local source of income is farming, and the many farms of Gargano offer an exceptional food and wine touristic route where you can see the preparation of cheese and other local products and of course you can taste them.
Another typical product of Gargano is the extra virgin olive oil. The entire area is rich in olive groves and includes mills carved in the rock since the thirteenth century, to the most modern solutions that keep the traditional and organic quality of the oil, which is so important for the economy of the place that is called green gold.
In Gargano, Charminly offers you the possibility to stay in a beautiful Country House Hotel and in other destinations the possibility to stay in Charming Hotels, Charming Agritourism and Charming B&B.