Once upon a time there was an island ...
Known for its white houses and crystal clear sea, the Gargano is also one of the richest areas in different habitats and biodiversity in Italy. When, between the lagoons and the mainland, the Apennines began to emerge - hundreds of millions of years ago - the Gargano was not there yet, or rather it was an island separated from the continent.
Only later the promontory would join the mainland forming the unmistakable "spur", but the "island" origin of the area has in any case marked the environmental evolution of the area, with its green heart, but also with a mosaic of lakes coastal, one islands necklace opposite and a stone desert behind that only in isolated conditions could they have formed.
The authentic puzzle of environments concentrated in such a small area make the Gargano more of an island than a mountain. Come and find out with us, the Residence Montelci is open all year round!