Tre Cancelle Farmhouse
Local Wildlife Nature Birdwatching and Hiking
Tre Cancelle Farmhouse and our olive groves are immersed in nature and the greenery of the Italian countryside. near to Itri and Sperlonga Here we are so lucky to be surrounded by abundant wildlife. This includes 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. A delight for birdwatching. We also have other regular wildlife visitors such as wild boars, porcupines, foxes, hares, stone martens and bats.
Indeed this area is so rich in natural beauty – It is blessed with the best of both worlds:
Sperlonga Beaches and Coastline
Itri The Aurunci Mountains and Natural Park
Here in Itri we have the dramatic Aurunci Mountains and their protected Natural Park. Much of the rock is limestone. The mountains spectacularly tumble down to meet the sea.
Consequently the natural beauty of this area is outstanding and the landscape is varied and forever changing.
Walking the Via Francigena Trail
Close to our farmhouse you can walk along a section of the ancient Via Francigena Trail. This was a historic Medieval route that was used by pilgrims. The trail ran from Canterbury to Rome, and then continued on southwards towards Jerusalem.
Between Itri and Fondi it is also possible to walk along a section of the original Roman Appian Way.
Fondi has the Ausoni Mountains and Coastal Lakes which form a peaceful natural haven for diverse wildlife.
Scauri has the natural park of the Parco Suburbano Di Gianola E Monte Di Scauri
San Felice Circeo
In San Felice Circeo there’s the extensive and varied natural park named the Parco Nazionale Del Circeo
All of these protected 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 natural 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.
Therefore Tre Cancelle Farmhouse is an excellent base for discovering and exploring the boundless natural beauty of …..