The path of smiling orchids 

Did you know that Orchids Smile?
The orchid path is a historical-naturalistic trek on the Gargano.
The path reaches its maximum splendor in the period of April and May.
Gargano is the micro area with the most varieties of orchids in the world (87).



We organize tours on request for groups of at least 5 people
For info and reservations call +39 328/9559567

monte sacro

Searching orchids

The Monte Sacro path is one of the most fascinating paths in the Gargano.
On this trek you can visit the remains of the Abbey of Monte Sacro, an ancient pagan temple converted to Catholic worship over 1500 years ago.

trekking monte sacro

The arrival at the Abbey of Monte Sacro

This route is very interesting from a naturalistic point of view.
Walking in this path it is possible to meet a huge variety of orchids, some of which are native. autoctone.

sentiero delle orchidee

Orchids smile


  • 10 Appointment at Monte Sacro (Mattinata), where we will begin the trekking
  • 11:30 Arrival and guided tour of the abbey of Monte Sacro
  • 13 Visit to the Monte Sacro farmhouse before enjoying a well-deserved lunch

Duration of the tour: 2 hours
Difference in altitude: 200 mt
Degree of difficulty: Tourist
Recommended clothing: layered clothing, hiking shoes, hat, camera, binoculars  

The price of the excursion without lunch is 25 euros.
For children under 14 it is 5 euros.

The full price is 50 euros and includes:
-Excursion with naturalistic guide
-Lunch at “Monte Sacro” farmhouse
– “DoveAndiamoSulGargano” backpack with water
-Shuttle Service

The price doesn’t include:
-Insurance (optional at a cost of 5 euros)

Recommended clothing:
We recommend layered clothing, hiking shoes, hat, camera and binoculars.

More information:
For more information and reservations call the number +39 328/9559567 or contact us at the email

Upon request we will pick you up in Monte Sant’Angelo, Mattinata, Manfredonia, Bari airport or Foggia station.
The cost of the shuttle service per person is 5 euros a / r.
The price per person from Foggia and Vieste is 10 euros, from Bari (25 euros).