Abruzzo-Puglia: Sea and Hiking in the National Park between Islands and Old Fishing Machine

Abruzzo-Puglia: Sea and Hiking in the National Park between Islands and Old Fishing Machine

per person

Abruzzo-Puglia: Sea and Hiking in the National Park between Islands and Old Fishing Machine

The National Park of Gargano, an enchanting cape among sea, sky and earth that represents the self essence of the Mediteranean area. The islands Tremiti, in which the crystalline sea is the absolute first character with its illimited postcard views. The combination of these splendid realities represent a mix of sensations that leave marks in the memory of both adult and children travellers. The splendid Foresta Umbra, the extraordiary scenes of Trabocchi, the “fishing machines” suspended on the sea, the towns rocked to the cliffs like Peschici, Monte Sant’Angelo with its Sanctuary of San Michele Arcangelo, UNESCO World Heritage Site and Vieste with the famous “Pizzomunno”. To make more various and complete an all-absorbing experience, that is, a particular attention to the naturalistic property to be totally discovered and an inimitable gastronomic tradition!

From May to September
1st Day
Meeting at Mattinata (FG), at 12:30 pm. Spectacular hiking to the white cliffs of Vignanotica. Relax in the white beach and in crystalline waters of the wonderful bay. Dinner in a typical restaurant with local dishes. Overnight stay in B&B of Mattinata in double rooms with private bathroom.  

Tourist ★☆☆☆

 hours walking, 200 m elevation gain, 5km lenght
2nd Day
Guided tour to the village of Monte Sant’Angelo, with its total white painted houses and extraordinary defensive and religious that let it become UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afternoon relaxation to enjoy the sandy beach of Chianca Masitto. Guided tour to an olive Oil Mill with tasting of very known local oils. Dinner in a typical restaurant with its local specialities. Overnight stay in B&B of Mattinata in double rooms with private bathroom.  

Tourist ★

2 hours walking, 5 km lenght, 100 m gain.
3rd Day
Hiking on the Mountain Sacro (872 m) to rediscovery the incredible traces of the Abbey of Santissima Trinità, set in a secular holm-oak wood. We’ll discover the suggestive remains of the abbey which was one of the most important cultural centre of Puglia during middle-age epoch. We’ll get about to the delicious Vieste, stopping place in a pastry shop and go by boat till the famous marine caves. Transfer to the city of Termoli, overnight stay in B&B, dinner with typical products of the territory and evening visit of the city.  

Tourist ★

2 walking, 5 km Lenght, 200 m gain.
4th Day
Ferry to Tremiti Islands, a paradise above and under the level of the sea. Snorkeling and plunges at the bay of Punta Secca and Cala degli inglesi, one of the most beautiful naturalistic scenes of Italy. We’ll discover the most beautiful coves of Adriatic coast. Return by ferry to Termoli. Transfer to Vasto and dinner in an authentic Trabocco, suspended on the waves and along the time, overlooked to the sea in one of the most suggestive coast traits of Abruzzo, which is moreover a magic location for unforgettable experiences! Overnight stay in the delicious historic centre of Vasto in B&B in double rooms with private bathroom.

Tourist ★

2 hours walking, 7km Lenght, 150 m gain
5th Day
Breakfast. Guided hiking through an unique coast characyterized by sea, sands, rock and strange a old fishing machine: the Trabocchi. We are walking in the seashore and the beaches of the Natural Reserve of Punta Aderci. We will take the last swim togheter. End of our services. NB: The order of the activities and their content can be subjected to variations according to the guides if necessary.
Difficulty code
Physical training level: is this tour fitting you? Read our difficulty code:


Itineraries on road or large track that don’t require specific training or bearing skills. However, it is necessary to don’t have reduced mobility or cardiovascular disease. 200 m maximum gain and 3 h maximum walking (break excluded)

Difficulty ★☆☆☆



Itineraries on easy to find tracks. They need a minimum of training and equipment. 400 m maximum gain and 4 h maximum walking (break excluded)

Difficulty ★★☆☆



Itineraries on easy to find tracks, also in snowy area with moderate slope. They need a minimum of equipment and bearing skills, walking training in mountain condition for few hours. 600 m maximum gain and 5 h maximum walking (break excluded)

Difficulty ★★★☆



Itineraries not well marked. They need a reasonable mountain knowledge and absence of vertigo. Physical training should be appropriate to a full day walking. 600 m maximum gain and more than 5 h walking (break excluded).

Difficulty ★★★★



Tour info

Luggage and backpacks: A good level of physical training is required. We will walk the entire route on foot with a small backpack. Luggages will be moved from one accomodation to the other.
Allergies and specific diet: Don’t forget to inform us about your specific dietary need. Last minute request may not be accepted. On the route could be difficult to find detail food like gluten – free. For this reason we higly recommend to bring your own food.

Single bedroom: On request with extra cost.



Travel Agency Il Ponticello Coop. a r.l.
Strada della Chiusa 4/11, 61122 Pesaro (PU)
Tel: +39 0721 482607 (lun/ven 9,30-18,30)
Cell. +39 338 7145465 / 3703028464
E-mail: info@ilponticello.net
IBAN – IT19J0882613300000010102092
Indicate on the payment description:
  1. Name of the activity
  2. Date and place of the activity
  3. Number of participants
C.F./P.I./R.I. 02442890410
REA Number: PS 182058
Capitale sociale € 10.000 versato € 10.000
Iscrizione Albo Cooperative n. A211782



Price on request

The price includes:

  • AIGAE Certified Nature and Walking Guide;
  • 4 Overnight stays half board included;
  • Guided tour in the National Park of Gargano;
  • Boat Tour to the caves of Vieste;
  • Ferry tickets to/from Tremiti Islands;
  • Guided tour of Monte Sant’Angelo;
  • Olive oil tasting in the oil mill;
  • Fish-based dinner in a traditional Trabocco;
  • Viaggi NoStop Insurance.

The price does not include

  • Personal extra insurance;
  • Packed lunches and drinks during meals;
  • Transfer;
  • Anything not indicated in “The prices includes".


Coverage: Polizza Europassistance Viaggi Nostop Gruppi

On request, we can activate: BASE Insurance Policy It should be requested together with the tour booking because it has to be issued within 24 hours from the booking confirmation. Payment has to be done together with the deposit specifying on the payment description “Deposit and BASE Insurance Policy”. Alternatively, it is possible to activate the TOP Cancellation Policy with 15 days before the departure.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation within 30 days before the departure: 25% loss of the total cost;
  • Cancellation from 29 to 16 days before the departure: 50% loss of the total cost;
  • Cancellation from 15 to 6 days before the departure: 75% loss of the total cost;
  • Cancellation within 5 days before the departure: 100% loss

Same penalty are applied to everybody lacking of valid ID or Passport.