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.
Within the Po Delta Park, the Argenta Oasis is one of the most suggestive section of the park.
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.
Comacchio bears the sceptre of the capital of the Delta Park.
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 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.
Home of the flamingos in the lagoons of the Po Delta Park.
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 is a huge area set in the green of centuries-old woodlands, pinewoods and green areas, studded with examples of art of supreme beauty.
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.
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.
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.
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.