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Panfilia Wood

It is situated in a wide high-water bend of the river Reno, subject to periodical floods. It was born about three centuries ago and now has an extension of 81 ha.
Panfilia Wood

The vegetation is typical of the humid forests of the plain of the river Po and includes oaks, white poplars, elms, false acacias, ash trees, white willows, maple trees, black poplars, black alders, hazels, privets and hawthorns. Many kinds of mushrooms are found, and the forest is particularly famous for its white truffle. The picking of this product is controlled. A varied bird population live in the forest. Among the nesting species one can see the wren, the great tit, the goldfinch, the lark, the chaffinch, the jay, the starling, the blackbird, the cuckoo, the woodpecker. Typical of the humid environment of the river are the kingfisher, the night heron, the red and the grey heron, the mallard, the coot and the great crested grebe. Birds of prey like the owl, the sparrowhawk and the buzzard also live here.

Opening

Open all day.

Price

Free entrance

Information office

Main Tourist Information Office of Ferrara

Ferrara

How to get here

By car: exit A13 Ferrara Nord; direction Modena (SS 255). Straight for about 20 km. Passing the village of Sant'Agostino, turn left in via del Cavo; the wood is 3 km south of the town centre.
44° 47 01 N - 11° 22 52 E
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