A picnic in the Apulian countryside among the olive trees is the dream of everyone. Apulia is a region full of parks and natural reserves, where you can spend a day laying on the grass and eating a delicious lunch.

In this article, you will find a list of the best places where you can have a picnic in Apulia.

Bosco Selva di Alberobello

Bosco Selva di Alberobello is the perfect place for a picnic in Apulia, with the company of your family or your friends. It’s a well-equipped area and it has paths where you can walk surrounded by unspoilt nature.

Parco dell’Alta Murgia

Wheatfields, almond trees, olive fields: in Parco dell’Alta Murgia there is everything. Furthermore, it is very wide, as it includes thirteen cities. This park represents everything Apulia has to offer, which is why you are going to live an experience you will never forget.

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Foresta di Mercadante

Foresta di Mercadante is the ideal place for those who want to have a picnic but also do other activities. In fact, in the forest, there is also a fitness path, as well as a botanical garden. A day in this place will help you break the daily monotony and recover the relaxation you have lost.

Riserva Naturale Orientata “Bosco delle Pianelle”

Bosco delle Pianelle is a beautiful nature reserve near the village of Martina Franca. It has 21 different paths to walk so you can discover the fauna and flora of this fantastic region. Furthermore, you can lay on the grass and enjoy a delicious meal in good company.

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Bosco comunale di Caramia

Not far from Locorotondo, there is bosco comunale di Caramia. It is the ideal place for a picnic in the company of your family, thanks to many meadows and paths. Even though it is not equipped with picnic facilities, you can lay on the grass and enjoy the Mediterranean scrub surrounding you. There are also some playfields for kids. After the picnic, we suggest taking one of the paths and observing the beautiful vegetation Apulia has to offer.

Pineta Ulmo

This wood is full of Aleppo pines, parts of a Mediterranean scrub very present in the area. Pineta Ulmo is equipped with benches and picnic tables, making it the perfect place for a relaxing day in the open air. There is also a path if you wish to walk or also ride a bike in the unspoilt nature.

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February 18th, 2021