Parks and natural reserves
The reserve extends for 12 hectares near Porporana and is part of the Po riverside environment.
It is one of the oldest islands in the river Po, in existence since the 15-16th century.
With the term Ecomuseum we mean a museum located within its human and physical environment.
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.
This is a 5-hectare area owned by Società Eridania, an integral part of the adjacent abandoned sugar factory.
This small salt-water lagoon covers an area of 70 hectares, detached from the reclaimed Valle Gaffaro land.
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.
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.
Comacchio Lagoons history and nature trail.
Boscoforte is a peninsula that stretches for about 6 km from the left bank of the Reno river in the Valli di Comacchio.
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.
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.
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.
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.
At the edge of the village of Mirabello there is the entrance to the nature reserve made on the former bed of the river Reno.
They constitute the only remains of the former marshes that once surrounded the village, saved from the most recent reclamation of the Valle del Mezzano and set up as an 'Animal Sanctuary'.
The Anse at Porto, established as a nature reserve in 1971, comprises 50 hectares of strips of the land remaining in the Valli del Mezzano.