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Rodi GarganicoItaly

Visit a cliff-top town with ancient religious buildings, countryside scenery and close proximity to a small archipelago.

Situated inside a national park, Rodi Garganico is surrounded by picturesque splendor. The town sits on top of a promontory above the Adriatic Sea and is flanked by a green landscape of orchards that have made it an important producer of citrus fruits. Hike through the scenic environs, enjoy lazy days on a beach and tour ancient buildings.

Relax on one of the fine sandy beaches that lie beneath the town. These beaches include private bathing establishments and public areas. Enjoy excursions to other natural attractions within easy reach of the town. Go to the marina and book a boat tour of the rocky coastline and its numerous sea caves. You can also take a trip out to the Tremiti Islands, a five-island archipelago popular with divers and hiking enthusiasts. When you are back on the mainland, enjoy additional hiking opportunities in the Foresta Umbra.

Closer to town, stroll through orchards of lemon and orange trees. Rodi Garganico has a long tradition of growing citrus fruits, which is celebrated every May with the Festival of Oranges. Sample a variety of sweets, biscuits, jams and alcoholic drinks made from the fruit.

If you are a fan of history, the historic medieval quarter with its red tiled roof houses is a must, as are the old churches. Visit the Sanctuary of Madonna della Libera. Inside is a revered painting of the Virgin Mary and Jesus that arrived in the town in the 15th century. You can also see the sacred rock on which the painting miraculously appeared, according to legend. Explore the Church of San Pietro and an organ that’s more than 500 years old. Stop by the Convent of the Capuchins, which was built in 1538.

To experience the history, culture and magnificent landscapes of Rodi Garganico, fly to the international airport at Bari. From there, it’s about a 2-hour drive to the coastal town.

Top hotels in Rodi Garganico

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Albergo Il Giardino
Albergo Il Giardino
3 out of 5
Contrada Scopparone, Lido del Sole, Rodi Garganico, FG
The price is £38 per night

This family-friendly Rodi Garganico hotel is located near the beach, within 1 mi (2 km) of Gargano National Park and Gargano Promontory. Foce Varano and Isola ...

4.4/5Excellent! (61 reviews)
A good hotel

"A good hotel, walkable distance from the lido area and beaches (courtesy bus also available). A short drive from the main town. Good swimming pool, plenty of parking, semi rural location. Clean room and a decent breakfast. Wifi in communal area."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul 2019

Albergo Il Giardino
Tenuta Molino di Mare
Tenuta Molino di Mare
3 out of 5
SS 89 Km 72, Lungomare Rodi San Menaio, Rodi Garganico, FG
The price is £55 per night

Situated near the beach, this inn is steps away from Gargano National Park and Gargano Promontory. Rodi Garganico Marina and Vuccolo District of Rodi Garganico ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Decisamente Soddisfacente

"ottima accoglienza; grande disponibilità del personale, in grado di offrire indicazioni utili per il prosieguo del soggiorno. Il parco della struttura è davvero apprezzabile."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2019

Tenuta Molino di Mare
Villa Vittoria
Villa Vittoria
1 out of 5
C.da Petrara, S. N., Rodi Garganico, FG
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £63 per night

Situated in Rodi Garganico, this beach hotel is steps away from Gargano National Park and Gargano Promontory. Vuccolo District of Rodi Garganico and Piazza Rovelli ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (14 reviews)

"Il ristorante e la piscina con bellissima panorama. C’è navetta che ci porta a loro spiaggia. I lettini e ombrelloni sono compresi ai prezzi. Ci ha dato una camera piuttosto vecchia. Il bagno è piccolissimo. Hanno bisogno di una ristrutturazione."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2019

Villa Vittoria

Popular places to visit in Rodi Garganico

Gargano Promontory
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Gargano Promontory

5/5(2 reviews)

Hike through forested areas, relax on sandy beaches, venture into old towns and visit an important religious shrine in this diverse and picturesque region.

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Marvel at the large limestone rock that is the source of an intriguing story on this attractive beach perfect for sunbathing, swimming and coastal walks.

Vieste Harbour
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Vieste Harbour

4/5(1 review)

Explore the waterfront in Vieste with a trip to Vieste Harbour. While you're in the area, stroll along the beaches.

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