Natural Parks

Spectacular and meandering rivers, steep valleys that gently meet the plain, lakes and waterfalls surrounded by silence and changing colours that reflect on the majestic peaks of the Apennines: discover the uncontaminated natural environment of this region. The changing landscape which unfolds through amazing sandstone sculptures and natural creative delights accompanies visitors in their discovery of this territory which, from the mountain ridges to the Po Delta, is characterised by a rich variety of sceneries. The territory also offers educational structures, activities and programmes as well as documentation and information on the protected areas.

Delta del Po

Delta del Po
Parco Regionale Delta del Po: the colours of Nature at the mouth of the Po River.

A park created by water. An ideal habitat especially for birds.

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Parco Tosco-Emiliano

Parco Tosco-Emiliano

Nature and history stretching from the Po Plain to the Ligurian Sea, beautiful mountains with incredible botanical varieties set in a park of 23,416 hectares between Emilia and Tuscany.

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Parco dei Laghi

Parco dei Laghi

This park is located in a wonderful position with two large artificial reservoirs created in the last century, the splendid lakes of Suviana and Brasimone.

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Parco dei Gessi

Parco dei Gessi

Great dolines, blind valleys and caves of Messinian gypsum: all just a short way away from Bologna. This is the largest karst park of the region with changeable landscape created by crystalline gypsum outcrops and badlands.

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Monteveglio

Monteveglio

A mosaic of wood covered mountains, small valleys and grey badlands create a pleasant hilly landscape around the millenary parish church and the remains of the famous castle.

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Mount Sole

Mount Sole

Mount Sole (826 m) and its park are part of a small chain in the province of Bologna between the Reno River and the Setta stream.

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Corno Alle Scale

Corno Alle Scale

The Corno alle Scale park is just one hour from Florence and Bologna and offers visitors the opportunity to enter in direct contact with nature in all seasons and enjoy unforgettable moments of well-being, relaxation, fun and folklore

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Foreste Casentinesi

Foreste Casentinesi

Millenary forests that stand between Romagna and Tuscany: a unique heritage of forests in Italy which feature many valuable species of flora and fauna, including predators such as wolves and the royal eagle and many species of ungulates.

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Modena Apennines

Modena Apennines

The park protects the entire ridge of the Apennines in the province of Modena which culminates in Mount Cimone (2,615 m), the highest peak of the Northern Apennines.

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Sassi di Roccamalatina

Sassi di Roccamalatina

The park covers about 1,119 hectares stretching from the Panaro River valley floor up the right bank of the river safeguarding the hills that frame the Sassi, imposing sandstone rocks with vertical walls where peregrine falcons nest.

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Stirone

Stirone

The Parco Fluviale Regionale dello Stirone has great palaeontological value thanks to the erosive action of the Stirone stream which, following large gravel excavations, has brought to light fossils of great scientific importance.

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Boschi di Carrega

Boschi di Carrega

The Parco Regionale dei Boschi di Carrega was the first park to be created in Emilia Romagna to protect a rare example of foothill woods. The park extends over fluvial terraces between the Taro and Baganza Rivers and is characterised by woods, hedges, meadows and artificial lakes.

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Taro

Taro

The Parco Fluviale Regionale del Taro is of great ornithological interest. There are more than 270 bird species including the Stone Curlew. This crepuscular bird, symbol of this park, likes large semi-natural spaces almost free from vegetation.

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100 Laghi

100 Laghi

This park, important for the presence of the royal eagle, is located between the Cedra and Parma valleys; signs of the last two glaciations, in particular the wurmian one can still be seen here.

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Vena del Gesso Romagnola

Vena del Gesso Romagnola
Parco Regionale Vena del Gesso Romagnola

From the Sillaro valley up to Brisighella the hills of Romagna are marked by a spectacular silvery grey gypsum chain which abruptly interrupts the gentle rolling hills creating a unique landscape.

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Parco Fluviale del Trebbia

Parco Fluviale del Trebbia

Un parco fluviale che tutela di ambienti relittuali che corrispondono ad importanti habitat vegetazionali ed habitat di specie di interesse comunitario.

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Parco Interregionale del Sasso Simone e Simoncello

Parco Interregionale del Sasso Simone e Simoncello

È il primo parco interregionale d'Italia, ricade nelle regioni Marche e Emilia Romagna ed ha una superfice di quasi 5000 ettari.

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