Nature and Environment

Gallipoli Natural Park
“Isola S.Andrea – Litorale di Punta Pizzo”

Map of the Natural Park area

Salento is an interesting territory from the naturalistic point of view because of its enormous richness in the variety of flora and fauna, due to the differences between micro-climatic areas (4 out of the 5 present in Puglia) and to the geological history as well as to the geographical position that places it in contact with both the African continent and the Balkans, where many botanical species come from.

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