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Monte Sant’Angelo, the Hidden Gem of Puglia

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Monte Sant’Angelo is a small medieval village located in the heart of the Gargano, in Puglia.

This enchanting place is perfect for those seeking authentic experiences away from the tourist crowds.

Monte Sant’Angelo offers a unique experience for travelers of all ages.

It is an ideal destination for those looking for a quiet and relaxing place, but also rich in history and culture.

Monte Sant’Angelo, known as the “Balcony of Gargano” is located on a rocky promontory overlooking the Adriatic coast, approximately 800 meters ( 2624 feet ) above sea level. with a population of about 12,000 people.

The main attraction of Monte Sant’Angelo is the Basilica of San Michele Arcangelo, one of the most important sanctuaries dedicated to the Archangel Michael in the world.

The basilica has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

 

Getting lost in the cobblestone streets of the historic center will make you feel like you’re traveling back in time.

Explore artisan shops and admire medieval architecture and The Castle of Monte Sant’Angelo, dating back to the 5th century, that offers spectacular panoramas and a captivating history.

In addition to visiting cultural attractions, in Monte Sant’Angelo you can practice various outdoor activities, and the cuisine, characterized by simple and genuine dishes, prepared with local products.

The climate of Monte Sant’Angelo is Mediterranean, with hot and dry summers and mild winters. Average temperatures range from 10 °C  in winter to 30 °C in summer (70°F – 85°F).

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