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Nature and landscape

Places of naturalistic 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).

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-.

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.