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:

Wild Boar Nature and Wildlife in South Lazio Italy
Hoopoe Birdwatching in South Lazio Italy
Fox Nature and Wildlife in South Lazio Italy
Owl Birdwatching Nature and Wildlife in South Lazio Italy

Sperlonga Beaches and Coastline

The nearby beautiful coastline between Sperlonga and Gaeta is known for its beautiful scenic coastline. It has numerous sandy beaches, interspersed with rocky crags and coves and hidden caves. The sea water is crystal clear and has been award
Sperlonga Beach Holiday
Sperlonga Villa of Tiberius
Sperlonga Natural Cave Italy
Sperlonga Italy Tiberius Grotto and Natural Park

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

Fondi  has the Ausoni Mountains and Coastal Lakes which form a peaceful natural haven for diverse wildlife.

Fondi Lake Latina Italy
Fondi Latina Italy
Fondi Lake Latina Italy
Plain of Fondi in South Lazio Italy

Gaeta

Gaeta has the Parco Di Monte Orlando which has dramatic rocky crags overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Gaeta.

Castle in Gaeta Latina Italy
Monte Orlando in Gaeta Latina Italy
Mausoleum in Gaeta Latina Italy
Gaeta Latina Italy

Scauri

Scauri has the natural park of the Parco Suburbano Di Gianola E Monte Di Scauri

Scauri Latina Italy
Scauri Latina Italy
Old Tower in Scauri Latina Italy
Scauri Latina Italy

San Felice Circeo

In San Felice Circeo there’s the extensive and varied natural park named the Parco Nazionale Del Circeo

San Felice Circeo Latina Italy
Cyclopean Wall San Felice Circeo Latina Italy
Coastline of San Felice Circeo Latina Italy
Cave in San Felice Circeo Latina Italy

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 …..