The Hotel, Borgo Celano, San Marco in Lamis and the 'Fracchie'

In the heart of the Gargano, along the Via Francigena, San Marco in Lamis owes its origin to the presence of the Monastery of San Matteo. Town rich in traditions, it is known for the procession of the 'fracchie' of Good Friday: a religious popular event unique in its kind.
Thanks to its strategic position, San Marco is intertwined between spirituality and nature, thanks to the presence of the 'Spontaneous Orchids', unique and rare specimens all over the world, among these the beautiful Monkey Orchid was found in May 2017, its name scientific is Orchis simia, for flowers that look like little monkeys.

The Dinosaur Park in Borgo Celano

The dinosaur park in Borgo Celano is spread over approximately 21,000 square meters. Along the path of about 2400 meters, together with the real footprints of the dinosaurs, a place where you can immerse yourself in the past through current structures and technologies of the Gargano National Park; an interactive path inside the museum, to dive into a time and space millions of years away.
A journey through time for young and old through a thematic tour thanks to the opportunity to admire and listen to the dinosaurs reproduced in full size, the real dinosaur footprints on stone blocks, the paleontological museum with 3D room, the botanical garden, and the "Visitor center on Carsism" with a visit in the reconstruction of a cave environment, all to live an unforgettable experience.
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Sanctuary of San Matteo Apostolo

About a kilometer from the hotel, on the ancient "Via Sacra Langobardorum", on the slopes of Mount Celano (871 m) stands the Franciscan convent of San Matteo . It is one of the oldest and most renowned sanctuaries in the Gargano. Today a Franciscan convent, it was founded by the Benedictines with the name of San Giovanni in Lamis and is so remembered in the many medieval documents. Known for its ancient library, with over 70 thousand volumes including 10 incunabula, 200 sixteenth century and about 1,000 seventeenth century.
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S. Giovanni Rotondo: Near the Shrine of Padre Pio and the Hospital "Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza"

Just 4 minutes from the Hotel Rossemi, we find San Giovanni Rotondo known worldwide for the veneration of the remains of San Pio da Pietrelcina, a Capuchin friar, who lived for about 50 years in the Gargano town.
To the service of the church, he was responsible for the birth of the Prayer Groups and the creation of charitable works, first of all the Hospital "Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza" which stands near the two churches dedicated to Santa Maria delle Grazie , where he lived and Padre Pio operated, and the new church completed in 2004.
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Monte Sant'Angelo

Monte Sant'Angelo is known all over the world for its religious history, Saints, emperors, popes, kings or simple faithful have come here to kneel before the altar of the Archangel Michael.
The Sanctuary of San Michele is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a precious testimony of Lombard art in Italy. A staircase carved into the rock leads to the Sacra Grotta , the mystical place of the appearance of the Archangel, the destination of a constant flow of pilgrims.
The breath of history is still alive among the Norman Castle   , residence of Federico II, the Tomb of Rotari and the complex of San Francesco, where the Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions of the Gargano is set up.


From the beauty of the coasts to the enogastronomic particularities, from the landscape suggestion to the folkloristic tradition, from the historical heritage to the spirituality: living the Gargano means discovering its treasures by following thematic itineraries rich in history, art and beauty. Most of the sandy beaches on the Gargano are characterized by small coves surrounded by cliffs, facing an emerald green and turquoise-blue reflections sea, authentic wonders of nature. From the trabucchi of Peschici and Vieste to the beach of Mergoli in Mattinata , a true natural oasis surrounded by olive, pine and oak trees, reachable on foot or by sea, the spur of Italy hosts a coast of rare beauty.

The Hotel and the Trekking Itineraries on the Gargano

Trekking on the Gargano is the perfect opportunity to walk the Gargano on foot and to immerse yourself in the truest identity of the promontory. Crossing the paths that wind inside will allow you to come into direct contact with the beautiful landscapes, sounds and scents that embellish these lands.
Among the trekking itineraries not to be missed, it is impossible not to mention those that wind through the Gargano National Park and the Umbra Forest , among beautiful beech woods, maples, ash trees and gorse in the shade of which you can rest just during the time of a picnic in one of the many equipped areas before leaving to discover other wonders of nature, such as the Lago d'Otri , the Grava di Marianna or the Grava di Malanotte.
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