Mercadante Forest

4.4 Currently Closed
  • Address: S.S. 98, km35, Cassano delle Murge, 70020 Bari, Italy
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +39-080764333
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Forest, Restaurant, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Nature, Bird Watching

Covering a span of almost 1300 hectares, the Mercadante forest is part of the Alta Murgia Park. Interestingly this forest is artificially created as a demographic recovery of Bari, following the deforestation that was causing environmental damages in the nineteenth century.

Once you are done with the urban sprawl of Bari, breathe some fresh air.

  • Walking or cycling through this beautiful nature trail.
  • Ideal for trekking and family picnics.
  • The forest will delight you with animals like peacocks, rabbits, donkeys, variety of birds, etc.
  • It also houses a restaurant where one can gorge into freshly barbequed meat while enjoying harmony with nature.

Mercadante Forest Travel Tips

  • Carry walking shoes, drinking water, sunscreen, cap and sunglasses.
  • A map of the area will also be helpful in navigating.
  • Do not feed the animals.

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  • Rubini Chef Service

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  • Mercadante Forest Address: S.S. 98, km35, Cassano delle Murge, 70020 Bari, Italy
  • Mercadante Forest Contact Number: +39-080764333
  • Mercadante Forest Timing: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Mercadante Forest Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Mercadante Forest(preferred time): 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Mercadante Forest: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 32.82% of people who visit Bari include Mercadante Forest in their plan

  • 70.48% of people start their Mercadante Forest visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Mercadante Forest

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mercadante Forest

People normally club together Roxy Bar Di Colavito Michele and Warner Village while planning their visit to Mercadante Forest.

People also prefer to start their day with Mercadante Forest.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Mercadante Forest Reviews & Ratings

  • Peaceful place where you can relax and feel like home

  • Though it's a plantation it has now become a place of rich spontaneous vegetation with some very interesting wildlife. Go on a summer night to enjoy the Scops Owls calling just feet above your heads

  • Very nice!

  • Nice forest with a varied type of tracks, allowing for hikers, bikers and horses to enjoy the forest.

  • This is a typical Mediterranean pine forest, with pines, oaks and firs. It is a great place to relax and cool off during the hot summer months. The town of Cassano nearby has stores that feature the local food, like the bread, focaccia and meats.

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