Nature: birdwatching in the heart of the Po Delta - Ravenna Intorno

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Nature: birdwatching in the heart of the Po Delta


The route starts in thevillageofSant’Alberto, a few kilometres north ofRavenna, at the NatuRaMuseum, an ornithological and natural sciences museum.
An independent visit to the Museum here is a must, to see a valuable ornithological collection and other exhibits.


Continuing on the bank of the River Reno, take the charming ferry on the River Po di Primaro (€0.50 one-way for pedestrians and cyclists) to reach the southern part of the picturesque Lagoons of Comacchio and the Boscoforte peninsula, a beautiful, unspoilt place, with a wide variety of habitats, both fresh and salt water areas, attracting a splendid and abundant selection of birdlife.
You can catch an electric minibus from here to Volta Scirocco, an oasis with wet meadows and reedbeds as its principal features.

Mode of transport: on foot, by bicycle and electric minibus
Organisation: freely accessible, on foot or by bicycle; for the minibus tour – telephone +39 0544/528710
Availability: from spring to autumn
Duration: half a day