This nature reserve is easily accessible from the autostrade between Florence and Rome and provides a range of habitats and bird species. The reserve features holm oak and riparian forest, small fresh water wetlands, agricultural lands and the open water of the reservoir. Good opportunity to see forest and forest edge, wetland and lake bird species.
The reserve is located along the Arno River near the community of Levane (Arezzo Province).
There are several potential ways to access, but best to start at the visitor center near Monticello (43.515785, 11.647021).
Terrain and HabitatForest, Wetland, Canyon, Lake, Agriculture
Is a telescope useful?Can be useful
Good birding seasonAll year round
Best time to visitSummer, Spring
RouteUnpaved road, Narrow trail
Difficulty walking trailAverage walk
Birdwatching hide / platformNo
There is an unpaved road that goes through the reserve that can be driven in addition to the suggested route on paths. During the winter months the paths can be muddy and slippery.