Hotels to remember: Peschici
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On the Northernmost point of the Gargano, as one approaches from Rodi Garganico, Peschici appears suddenly, rising up on the rock, right on the very edge of the cliff. The strategic position of Peschici makes it an excellent starting point for a tour of the Gargano.
Thanks to its wealth of natural beauty spots, Peschici has become a well known tourist base, with beaches, caves, bays and a crystal sea favored by underwater fishing enthusiasts.
The places to visit are: the Abbey of St Maria di Calena, the Castle, the historic center, the Church of the Madonna of Loreto, the Trabucchi (system of fishing typical to Peschici), the Umbra Forest. Numerous traditional popular events such as the Festa della Madonna di Loreto, the Festa della Madonna del Mare, the Festa di St Antonio, the Festa of the Patron Saint Elia, the August festivities.
Local craftsmanship is linked to the production of articles in terracotta. The typical products such as the olive oil and the wine made with a hint of rosemary really must be sampled and the local gastronomy offers a host of specialties such as stuffed aubergines and grilled sardines.
Peschici: suggestions from the hotels
The Gargano offers different point of view on Puglia . The beaches and the sea with the coast is what attracts the travelers . The Umbra forest , the woods of Aleppo pines and the places of the spirit as Monte Sant'Angelo and small city. (La Locanda della Castellana) →
Peschici: places to see in the area
Puglia: other destinations
- Tremiti Islands
- Margherita di Savoia
- San Giovanni Rotondo
- Santa Maria di Leuca
- Polignano a Mare
- Martina Franca
- Canosa di Puglia