Tre Cancelle Farmhouse
Wildlife, Birdwatching and Hiking
Tre Cancelle Farmhouse and our Olive Groves are immersed in the greenery of the Italian countryside. Here, we are so lucky to be surrounded by abundant wildlife including many species of birds such as Hoopoes, Hawks, Kestrels, Buzzards, Blackcaps, Spotted Flycatchers, Tree Pipets, Serins, Sardinian Warblers, Swifts, Swallows, Nightjars, and Owls to name but a few.
We also have other regular visitors such as wild boars, porcupines, foxes, hares, and stone martens.
Indeed, this area of South Lazio is so rich in Natural Beauty -
The nearby coast with its sandy beaches, rocky crags and coves, hidden caves and sheltered harbours.
Yet closeby in Itri we have the dramatic
Much of the rock is limestone, and the scenery is ever changing as the mountains spectacularly tumble down to meet the sea.
Also locally there are several more wonderful protected
Natural Reserves to explore:
Sperlonga has the Parco Riviera Di Ulisse
and Fondi has the Ausoni Mountains and Coastal Lakes which form a peaceful natural haven for diverse wildlife.
In Gaeta is the Parco Di Monte Orlando which has dramatic rocky crags overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Gaeta.
In Scauri is the Parco Suburbano Di Gianola E Monte Di Scauri.
In San Felice Circeo there’s the extensive and varied Parco Nazionale Del Circeo
All of these nature reserves are a paradise for nature lovers and bird watchers, providing tranquil habitats for numerous animal species, particularly a wide range of bird life ranging from birds of prey, to sea and water fowl. They have well signposted trails which traverse wonderful varied terrain, providing magnificent vistas and panoramas of the mountains, coastline and nearby islands. We have a selection of useful maps and local guide books.
Tre Cancelle Farmhouse is an excellent base for discovering and exploring the boundless natural beauty of South Lazio.