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PARKS AND NATURE RESERVES

Parks and Nature Reserves in Umbria

A symphony of green, from thick woods to meadows, rare flowers or marshes, Umbria is a region where wildlife is still untouched...


Parco di Colfiorito

Instituted in 1995, this smallest of Umbria’s regional park extends over an area within the jurisdiction of Foligno. Since 1977 the important wetland habitats contained within the park have been listed as part of the Ramsar Convention. These include the Piani di Colfiorito or Altipiani Plestini (Colle Croce, Annifo, Arvello, Colfiorito, Palude, Cesi and Popola, Ricciano), seven karst basins with unique water

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Lake Trasimene

The largest stretch of inland water in central Italy and the fourth largest lake in the country, Lake Trasimene covers a surface area of 128 square kilometres with a perimeter of 54 kilometres. Of tectonic origin, the lake’s waters are fairly shallow, never deeper than six metres in normal conditions, although due to its reliance on rainfall – no rivers or streams feed the lake – water

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Parco Fluviale del Tevere

This protected natural area extends over a surface of roughly 7,925 hectares and runs between Montemolino near Todi and the southern shores of Lake Alviano. The park flanks either side of the River Tiber for some 50 kilometres around the towns of Alviano, Baschi, Guardea, Montecastello di Vibio, Montecchio, Orvieto and Todi.

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Parco Regionale del Lago Trasimeno

The Parco Regionale del Lago Trasimeno supports an abundance of typically freshwater plants and wildlife, with the surrounding slopes occupied by farmland and deciduous trees. The bird life on the lake is particularly rich, since this is a favourite stopping point for rare migratory species to and from northern Europe. Ornithologists from all over Italy have been studying and monitoring this

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Parco Regionale del Monte Subasio

The Monte Subasio regional park occupies a surface area of 7,442 hectares around Assisi, Nocera Umbra, Spello and Valtopina. The park comprises the entire area around Mount Subasio and around the city of Assisi itself. Due to the abundance of places associated with the life and works of St Francis included within the boundaries of this reserve – including a number of hermitages and mountain shelters used

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