Gargano National Park
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The Gargano National Park was founded in 1995 and covers a total surface area of 121,118 hectares (just under 300,000 acres). It is situated in the province of Foggia and includes most of the Gargano promontory and of the lower lying marshes and flatlands.
The institution of the park has lead to the protection of many rare habitats particularly under threat, from the rocky cliffs of the coastline to the dunes which surround the lagoons of Lesina and Varano, and from the wide, hot valleys of the southern slopes, rich in rare and endemic species of plants and animals, to the beech woods which grow at an altitude of just 300 m above sea level.
The Mediterranean pinewoods of the Gargano Pino d'Aleppo pine trees, perhaps the only autochthonous in Italy, contain specimens of over 500 years old, and the steppes, if we exclude those in Sardinia, are home to the last specimens of the field hen (Gallina prataiola).
At Gargano National Park, there is tourist accommodation available in hotels, farm holiday, farmhouse, residence self-catering accommodation, b&b, rooms for rent, holiday homes, camp sites and tourist villages.
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