The pink flamingos and the others inhabitants of the oasis
Would you believe that near the sea, in a oasis protected by WWF you could walk around among thousands of migrating birs and see even the beautiful pink flamingos?!
All this happens in the Salso lake’s oasis, to few minutes from Manfredonia, a place for children and adults, to visit afoot or in bicycle.
The Adventure park “Le falcare” is an excellent diversionary for the sea vacation, and take the kids to discover the nature of Gargano having fun.
The Adventure Park rises in “Bosco Quarto”, at the slopes of St. Giovanni Rotondo and it consist in an ensamble of suspended path installed on trees. The various runs compose the Park, in which the sneakerheads can move freely. Everything happens safely, equipped with safety equipment used in mountaineering. Gangways, bridges, jumps in the void, nets, vines and pulleys to walk down bottoms up.
Minumum required height 1,10 m
For informations contact 0884 468395 – 340 2972147
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In Borgo Celano, part of San Marco in Lamis, in the light of the discorvery of marks of dinosaurs, in collaboration with the National Park of Gargano, has been set up an interactive path inside the museum, to plunge in once and a space distant million of years. An illustrated path to cross, to live the emotion of the meet with real marks, that through the reconstruction of a natural habitat ad unspoiled, thoungh traces and imprints, you can encounter creatures (in real dimensions) lived in this territory 120 million of years ago.
Before departing it’s recommended to contact the reception office:
Phone 0882 076049 – 338 6428362
Viale dei Dinosauri – Borgo Celano
Fraction of San Marco in Lamis (FG)
At the museum and a the Giocabosco
VISITORS CENTER FORESTA UMBRA
In the visitors center of Foresta Umbra, can be admired a plastic of the cape of Gargano, lithic finds that reveal the attendance of gargano by humans, giant-pictures of the faunal and floristic emergencies and a rich zoological collection. At the center is attached an open area where has been rebuilt a tipical station of coalmen. In the center it’s possible to rent a bike.
The visitors center remains open from Palm Sunday to the 1st of October, but is possible book the visit also during the rest of the year contacting the number 0884 560944. Can be entered after the payment of a ticket (€1,20). Are foreseen cumulative tickets and discounts for groups and schoolchildren.
It’s a fun and educational zone reserved to children. It has been created to propose at the children the forestry ambient, to educate them to the respect of the nature, playing on the emotional feelings the curiosity and fantasy. Here children can play in the wood and with the wood in total safety: throught the trees with the ball or with with their preferred toys of with the wood pieces prepared like a elements of construction; but even with the rock or with the trunks, in the hut that remember those built by coalmen or on the small train that remeber the ancient railroad decauville; and even with the wood sculptures that represent some inhabitants of the forest, hopefully arouse in them some pleasant emotion. The area, experimental, is subject to changes even on the base of the suggestions of educators, teachers and parents. Giocabosco is free, it remains opened from the 1st of June to the 30th of September. Upon request and for scholastic groups, it’s possible to organize activities of education with the support of the specialised staff.
Texts by Corpo Forestale dello Stato