The Gargano in
The area is limestone and the coastal strip has attractive natural features such as caves and sea arches and pretty bays; although most of the bays have large campsites and cafes. There is some surf and our campsite is busy with people in VW campervans and flowery shorts, or baggies, carrying boards for wind and kite surfing.
The houses are white here, in comparison to the colours of
Inland the mountains reach over 1,000 metre and the vegetation changes with a much wetter climate. The forest is dense beech and pine, under which grow ferns and shrubs: We spotted a Wild Boar and three piglets. No one appears to live in this part of the Gargano, making conservation simpler, with just walking and cycling activities to manage.