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LOA Park

A Thousand Emotions


To discover the extraordinary biodiversity of the protected area among dunes, wet lands behind the dunes, wild orchids, century-old olive trees, pastures, medieval rupestrian villages, historic farmhouses (masseria) and ancient underground olive mills. RESERVATIONS


Bikes tours for families, among white paths, fortified farmhouses (masseria) and century-old olive trees. Guided visits of the organic aquaculture system of the Morelli river, of the Dolmen of Montalbano and of the many ancient rupestrian villages. RESERVATIONS:


Horse carriage and horse riding along the paths of the natural area among century-old olive trees, historic farmhouses (masseria) and the Dolmen of Montalbano. Tasting of typical baked goods at the baker’s Santa Maria. RESERVATIONS


On board of fast two-seater quadricycles to discover hidden corners of the Park travelling through history. From the historic centre of Ostuni to the archaeological site of Santa Maria d’Agnano, we will follow an ancient Roman road, the Trajan road, until Lama d’Antico, a medieval rupestrian village and Egnatia, the Messapian and Roman city of the South. RESERVATIONS


Walking at the sunset to search for owls in the monumental olive fields and, in spring, to discover the different types of wild orchids, labs on the edible wild herbs and how are the used in the traditional cuisine. Courses to discover the marine ecosystem. RESERVATIONS


To understand and discover the local food culture through pasta making and cheese making classes, traditional cuisine courses, classes to learn how to recognise a good extra virgin olive oil in the stunning context of our ancient historic farmhouses. RESEVATIONS



How to behave

If we decide to take a trip or just a walk in the park, we must keep in mind that the animals that inhabit it are wild and are not accustomed to human presence: we must, therefore, try to be as less prejudicial as possible to them. The most important thing to avoid is getting too close to the animals or even catch them. We need to move slowly, speak softly, wear inconspicuous clothing (avoiding, for example, colors such as red, orange, blue) and turn off the ringer of our phone. All these rules are used to comply with the welfare and tranquility of the animals, but are also very useful to us, because in this way we will have a greater chance to admire them in their natural environment.

How to wear

The clothing suitable for hiking in the Park, as in any natural area, must be practical, in camouflage colors (brown, green, gray) and heavy as necessary depending on the season. As for the shoes, the choice depends on the conditions of use; In fact, if we do a simple walk in the area behind the dunes or on the beach, the comfortable sports shoes are fine; if, instead, we want to do a longer hike in the area of the lame or want to delve in humid environments, boots are the ideal. One piece of advice that applies to all seasons is to bring in your backpack a k-way or a small umbrella to avoid being caught in the rain when away from your car.

What equipment

The basic equipment for a walk in a park consists of a backpack, a bottle of water and a small snack if you plan to walk for a long time. Other items that may be useful are: a pocket notebook, binoculars or a telescope and a camera or a video camera.

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