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The majestic Mercadante Forest


The Mercadante Forest: a green lung not far from Bari.
Discover nature, breathe pure air!


Mercadante Forest in Puglia

The Mercadante forest , created about 30 km from Bari to stem the floods that hit the Apulian capital at the beginning of the twentieth century, is a vast green area of ​​about 1300 hectares that starts from nearby Cassano delle Murge up to (in a small part) at the gates of Altamura .

Like all forests , that of Mercadante offers visitors a suggestive landscape full of vegetation: from pines to holm oaks, from cypresses to oaks to eucalyptus and much, much more.

Obviously there is no shortage of various species of birds, reptiles and mammals which complete all the beauty of what has been renamed the green lung of Bari .

Immersing yourself in the Mercadante forest means being able to enjoy the fantastic paths and paths characteristic of the forest which, let us remember, are equipped with restaurants, cycling areas (several tourists organize bike excursions) and above all picnic areas (which certainly could not be missing) with lots of wooden tables and benches to enjoy a snack in the heart of nature.
There is clearly no shortage of toilets and play areas for children, ideal for families .

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Mercadante Forest near BariThis splendid place near Bari undoubtedly deserves your attention, especially if you want to escape from the typical chaos of the big city or simply if you love relaxation , nature and animals .
Yes, because in addition to the classic reptiles and mammals of the vegetation, during walks in the Mercadante forest you may also encounter different types of animals such as horses, deer, donkeys, foxes, fawns and others, all obviously cared for and protected by the forestry.

Therefore, as you can imagine, the Mercadante forest will certainly enter your notebook, precisely among the most beautiful places to see in the surroundings of the Apulian capital.
A real gem to visit especially, or preferably, between spring and summer , to better experience every corner of this splendid green lung relaxation areas and all the sweetness of the animals that the forest has preserved for many years.

Entrance to the Mercadante forest is obviously free , which is why everyone's responsibility is necessary to continue to preserve it in the Alta Murgia National Park .
If you wish to visit this forest it could certainly be interesting to consult the map; Here is a useful link to download it.

See Mercadante Forest near Bari

Where is the Mercadante Forest located?

Km from Bari
Minutes by car

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