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Parks and Nature Reserves

Parks and Nature Reserves / 09.02.2016

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="23970,23973,23976"] The lake and the dunes The Lago di Burano preserve, recognized as an Area of International Importance by norm of the Ramsar Convention, was established in 1980 and managed by WWF. Lago di Burano is a coastal pond survived from an ancient lake at the western end of Grossetan Maremma in the county of Capalbio. It's separated from the Tyrrhenian sea by a narrow stretch of dunes, which...

Parks and Nature Reserves / 26.01.2015

The Sterpaia Coastal Park is formed by a beautiful forest and beaches with characteristic fine sand dunes. The park extends over 296 hectares situated along the stretch of coastline between Piombino and Follonica, at the northern of Maremma. A paradise for those who love long walks on the beach, just 5 km from Follonica. The Sterpaia Coastal Park is part of the Val di Cornia Parks. The system includes also Rimigliano Park, the Archaeological...

Parks and Nature Reserves / 12.01.2015

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Parks and Nature Reserves / 12.01.2015

[gallery columns="1" ids="16655,16651"] The ancient lake The Diaccia Botrona Nature Reserve stretches for over 1000 hectares between Castiglione della Pescaia and Grosseto and is all that remains of the ancient Lake called by the Etruscan Lacus Prilius, that took up this flat area. The lake was almost completely drained during the huge drainage works in the 18th century to defeat malaria. Diaccia Botrona: a resource for biodiversity The area has been a nature reserve since 1971. Here more...

Parks and Nature Reserves / 12.01.2015

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