Evocative bike tour among the hills on the outskirts of Manfredonia, Gargano. A ride among the breathtaking views that open up over the gulf of the Apulian city and along the coast of the “Spur of Italy,” passing by the mystical Monte Sant’Angelo and the green Carbonara valley.
Route type: loop
Length: 65 km
Uphill elevation gain: 1113 m
Downhill elevation gain: 1113 m
Highest point: 809 m
Lowest point: 13 m
Type of surface: asphalt
The route is 65 km, with an elevation gain of about 800 meters, suitable for all kinds of legs.
The route starts at the gates of Manfredonia and heads toward Mattinata, running a stretch along the coast. Just before entering the village, the climb to Monte Sant’Angelo begins.
After gazing at the wide panorama of the Manfredonia plain and its gulf, between terraces and rock quarries, the ride leads into the rich vegetation of the Carbonara valley and then downhill, between hairpin bends and panoramic views, back toward Manfredonia.
Municipality of departure: Manfredonia
Place of departure: Manfredonia
Municipality of arrival: Manfredonia
Place of arrival: Manfredonia
Recommended period: all year round