Parks and nature

Garzaia di Pomponesco natural reserve

This reserve was established in 1988 as a partially zoological nature reserve and is spread over 96 hectares, divided into a 62-hectare reserve proper and a 34-hectare buffer zone. The

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Golena di Sant`Alberto

A vast flood-bed area where poplars are grown, located on the left bank of the river Oglio, in the Municipality of Marcaria, forms the visible track of an ancient meander

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Golene Foce Secchia park (PLIS)

Spread over approximately 1,200 hectares, this park comprises the floodbanks of the final stretch of the River Secchia to its confluence in the River Po.
Apart from natural habitats, the park

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Manico di Paiolo

A natural Po floodplain, reclaimed and now used for sustainable tourism and educational activities. The site has shelters and panels with information about the environment and river.

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Nature reserve Isola Boschina

This nature reserve is open every day from dawn to dusk. Groups of more than 20 must book beforehand. The island can only be accessed on foot when the water

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Paludi di Ostiglia nature reserve

A rare example of a shallow wetland and the last surviving area of the vast great Verona valley water system.
Drainage of the area began in or around 1850 but was

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Parco Golenale del Gruccione (PLIS)

The park is named after a large colony of bee-eaters (gruccioni), birds with beautiful plumage that have nested along the River Po in recent years.
The protected area was established in

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Saliceto di foce Oglio

The white willow (Salix alba) is the tree which most represents our river banks where it grows wherever the ground is damp and fertile. After Barche di Torre d'Oglio bridge, on

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San Colombano Park (PLIS)

Founded in 1997, this was one of the first provincial local municipal park experiments. Spread over 733 hectares entirely within the municipality of Suzzara, the park extends across the flood

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San Lorenzo Park (PLIS)

Created in 1990, this is the first extra-municipal local park in the Mantua area. These protected areas are set up at the request of the local population and this one

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