Wildlife Tour in Southern and Central Italy
Experience this 7-day Wildlife Italy Tour among the most beautiful and wild hidden gems of Central and Southern parts of the country. The tour will be guided by a zoologist and will have the observation of nature as the main goal. We will explore very different types of habitat in order to maximize the number of species we will contact.
The tour will mainly focus on the observation of mammals, birds, and herpetofauna, but during it, we will have the chance to observe as well an incredible number of butterflies, dragonflies, beetles, and wildflowers (especially orchids). Nature will be the main core of this Italian wildlife journey but time will be guaranteed also for the visit of historical city centers of unique beauty. As for every stay in Italy that can be respected, food and wines will play also a central role and we will give the participants the chance to taste the most amazing specialties of one of the richest regions of Europe in terms of food.
Concerning the cities, the highlights are the following: the historical city center of Matera (capital of culture, UNESCO heritage), the eternal city of Rome, the medieval villages of the Apennines. As mentioned before, this is an amazing region also from a gastronomical perspective, to let you enjoy 100% of its richness we have chosen the most typical options where to enjoy the best homemade pasta, the best-grilled meat and local vegetables, and the most beautiful wines. Then why not considering having a tour to experience the wildlife of Italy.
Italian Wildlife Tour Highlights include:
- Exploration of the Abruzzo forests, the best Italian place for mammal watching: wolves, bears, and ungulates!
- Bird watching in many different environments, with dozens and dozens of target species
- Herping between springs, fields, and meadows in search of the very rich Italian herpetofauna
- The millenary history of Italy
- A taste of Italy: fresh pasta, pizza, cheeses and, of course, wine!
Do you have an extra day for some birding in Rome? If so, this day trip might just be what you are looking for Birding in Rome Trip, Italy