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The Rocchetta Tanaro Nature Park

The Rocchetta Tanaro Nature Park

The protected area extends over the hills of Monferrato, which are naturally sandy and, therefore, subject to serious erosion. The woods are made up of various tree varieties, in particular, chestnut, black locust, and oak mixed with sessile oak, English oak, Turkey oak, and downy oak. The underbrush includes hazelnut, ivy, and honeysuckle.

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Natural Park of Stupinigi

Natural Park of Stupinigi

The Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi (Stupinigi Hunting Palace) lies a mere ten kilometres from Torino. The Palace was built in the first half of the XVIII century and is considered to be one of the most interesting works by architect Filippo Juvarra.

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The Gran Bosco di Salbertrand Regional Nature Park

The Gran Bosco di Salbertrand Regional Nature Park

The interesting feature of the Bosco di Salbertrand (Salbertrand Woods) is its expanse of silver fir and Norway spruce which covers a seven hundred hectare protected area at an altitude of between 1,300 and 1,800 meters.

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The Candia Lake Provincial Park

The Candia Lake Provincial Park

This is the first provincial park established in Italy; a first-time experiment created to safeguard these important Piedmont wetlands, well-suited for wintering and nesting birds which have also been recognized by the European Union as a Site of Community Importance.

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The Orba River Nature Reserve (Bosco Marengo)

The Orba River Nature Reserve (Bosco Marengo)

This protected area in Alessandria was established to safeguard several sections of sheltered woods still uncut and two distinct level tracts of the Orba River.

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Nature Reserve Madonna della Neve on Monte Lera (Givoletto)

Nature Reserve Madonna della Neve on Monte Lera (Givoletto)

This area is only accessible to the public on 5th August (every year), day of the festival of the Madonna della Neve (Snow Madonna).

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Nature Reserve of Vauda (Castellamonte)

Nature Reserve of Vauda (Castellamonte)

This area is characterised by a large plain interspersed with ponds and small lakes. Both humid areas and relicts of piedmont moors have steppe vegetation, and are mostly comprised of heathers such as the Calluna Vulgaris and graminaceous plants ...

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The Baragge Oriented Nature Reserve (Cerrione)

The Baragge Oriented Nature Reserve (Cerrione)

Between prairies and moors, sparse trees and wooded valleys, some compare the “Baragge” to the African savannah.

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Special Nature Reserve - Juniperus phoenicea Stand (Valdieri)

Special Nature Reserve - Juniperus phoenicea Stand (Valdieri)

The Special Nature Reserve of the Juniperus phoenicea is part of the Parco Naturale delle Alpi Marittime (Nature Park of the Maritime Alps), and is located in Valle Gesso, behind the town of Valdieri, on the limestone rock faces of the mountains Pissousa, ...

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Special Nature Reserve of the Canneti di Dormelletto

Special Nature Reserve of the Canneti di Dormelletto

This protected area, together with the Riserva Naturale di Fondo Toce (Nature Reserve of Fondo Toce), is home to the only remaining relict of the characteristic lake vegetation of the western bank of Lake Maggiore.

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