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Places of natural interest

Mixed forest

Mixed forest

Forest dominated by Fraxinus ornus,Quercus pubescens,Quercus sp. Tree species are protected and preserved, with an average height of 15 meters.

Wood with common Oak, Ash and white Poplar

Wood with common Oak, Ash and white Poplar

Woodland dominated by ash trees, oaks, chestnuts, locust trees, plane trees and poplars. There are three monumental pieces of common oak, ash and white poplar (this sample is dropped).

Colle di Barbiano

Colle di Barbiano

Colle di Barbiano is placed in a panoramic and isolated location but very close to Bologna city center. Near the intersection of San Vittore, which leads to Mount S.Vittore. Part of CAI forest track n.902.


Double row of Limes

Double row of Limes

Specimens of high landscape value: 27 limes with an average height of 27 meters.

Common Oak

Common Oak

Single tree species Quercus robur (Common oak) with a height of 24 meters and a trunk circumference of 460 cm.

Common Oak (in San Ruffillo wood)

Common Oak (in San Ruffillo wood)

Single specimen tree protection and conservation. It belongs to the species Quercus robur (Common oak) with a height of 25 m and a trunk circumference of 330 cm.

Ash (in San Ruffillo wood)

Ash (in San Ruffillo wood)

Species Fraxinus oxycarpa. 22 meters high with a trunk circumference of 290 centimeters. The sample is located in San Ruffillo wood.

Monte S.Vittore

Monte S.Vittore

Mount S.Vittore,  283,30 meter high, in via San Vittore. Part of CAI forest track n.902. Not far the “Cenobio of San Vittore”, a very ancient monastery, is located on the Monte Giardino.

Plane

Plane

Platanus hybrida with a height of 25 meters and a trunk circumference of 500 cm.

Sentiero del Bregoli

Sentiero del Bregoli

The path of the Bregoli is a fascinating and picturesque historical path ( CAI no.112/A) with quite difficult slopes and a length of 1,7 Km.

Buca di Gaibola, Ronzano e Inferno

Buca di Gaibola, Ronzano e Inferno

The Gaibola sinkhole is a large sinkhole in which ponors give way to numerous cavities. The Inferno sinkhole features numerous ponors, which give way to small cavities such as the Coralupi Cave. Several houses have been built in the more gentle slopes characterizing the Ronzano sinkhole, which are surrounded by extensive cultivations of evergreens, vineyards, rows of fruit trees and meadows.

Calanchi Paderno

Calanchi Paderno

A large amphitheatre-shaped badland develops south of the Paderno Mountain towards the Savena River valley, known for the discovery of the "Bologna phosphorus stone", which took place in 1602 thanks to Vincenzo Casciarolo's search -a shoemaker from Bologna with a passion for chemistry-.

Grotta del Farneto

Grotta del Farneto

The locality of Farneto is now best known for the homonymous grotto, which was discovered in 1871 by Francesco Orsoni and was the object of important archaeological research.

Labante Caves

Labante Caves

The Labante caves are considered the most significant example of travertine caves in Italy, and perhaps in all of Europe

Oasi fluviale WWF Molino Grande

Oasi fluviale WWF Molino Grande

The Molino Grande river oasis is placed within the regional Park of Chalks ("Parco dei Gessi") of Bologna and Abbadessa Badlands in the locality of Idice of the Municipality of San Lazzaro di Savena.

Monte Sole Historical Park

Monte Sole Historical Park

A protected area since 1989, it covers a surface of about 6,300 hectares, enclosing much of the area struck by the 1944 massacres. Rich in floral and animal species