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Valle dell'Inferno e Bandella

Tuscany (Toscana)  >  Italy

The Valle dell'Inferno e Bandella is a nature reserve featuring holm oak and riparian forest, wetlands and the open water of reservoir.  

Added by Graham Chisholm

Description

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.  

Details

Access

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 Habitat

Forest, Wetland, Canyon, Lake, Agriculture

Conditions

Hilly

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Summer, Spring

Route

Unpaved road, Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

No

Extra info

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.

Links

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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