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Parks and natural reserves

Ferrara

Porporana wood

The reserve extends for 12 hectares near Porporana and is part of the Po riverside environment.

Oasi Isola Bianca

It is one of the oldest islands in the river Po, in existence since the 15-16th century.

Argenta

Ecomuseum of Argenta - Po Delta Park

With the term Ecomuseum we mean a museum located within its human and physical environment.

Area of the Po Delta Park - Stazione 6

Within the Po Delta Park, the Argenta Oasis is one of the most suggestive section of the park.

Campotto oasis

The three lagoons are situated within the course of the River Reno and the Sillaro torrent, and occupy a total surface area of 1.624 hectares.

Codigoro

Oasi della Garzaia

This is a 5-hectare area owned by Società Eridania, an integral part of the adjacent abandoned sugar factory.

Oasi di Cannevié

This small salt-water lagoon covers an area of 70 hectares, detached from the reclaimed Valle Gaffaro land.

Comacchio

Comacchio - Stazione 2

Comacchio bears the sceptre of the capital of the Delta Park.

Area of the Po Delta Park - Comacchio lagoons - Stazione 3

In the Comacchio lagoons, the countryside acquires an unreal beauty. The bilancione (framed nets typical of the region) rise over the water, and break for a moment the dominant horizontal panorama.

The Salina

The Comacchio Saltworks, one of the most interesting naturalistic areas of the Po delta Park for the fascinating flatness of its environment, interrupted only by the silent presence of the Casoni, the buildings in which the ancient salt extraction works were once based, is one of the most important birdwatching sites.

Bertuzzi Lagoon

It is one of the most humid and charming areas of the Po Delta Park. It has a surface of approximately 2,000 hectares and it is made up of three lagoon basins, Valle Nuova, Valle Bertuzzi and Val Cantone.

The Valli di Comacchio - Po Delta Park

Comacchio Lagoons history and nature trail

Valle Campo

Home of the flamingos in the lagoons of the Po Delta Park

Boscoforte

Boscoforte is a peninsula that stretches for about 6 km from the left bank of the Reno river in the Valli di Comacchio.

The Po Delta Park

The Po Delta Park is a huge area set in the green of centuries-old woodlands, pinewoods and green areas, studded with examples of art of supreme beauty.

Pinewood of Po di Volano - Natural Reserve of Volano

It has a surface of 170 hectares and it extends over 6 km; it is a state property owned by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests.

Goro

Taglio della Falce - Delta Po Park

This 'cut' takes its name from a now almost vanished lagoon - in fact Valle Falce was the last area to be reclaimed in the whole country.

Mesola

Fossil Dunes of Massenzatica Reserve

This area, covered in dunes running in a North-South direction, is recognised by archaeologist as being one of the former coastlines of the Adriatic during the Etruscan period.

Santa Giustina Wood - Po Delta Park

The forest is 4 km long, with a maximum width of 500 m. and a minimum of 100 m. The total surface is a bit more than 100 hectares.

Mesola Wood - Po Delta Park

The Gran Bosco della Mesola covers an area of 1,058 hectares which represent the remains of a woodland complex, once much larger, which originated around the year 1000.

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