FONTANILE BRANCALEONE NATURE RESERVE

FONTANILE BRANCALEONE NATURE RESERVE

Description

The Fontanile Brancaleone Nature Reserve is located on the border between Pagazzano, a town that has a marvellous Castle and Caravaggio, a town in the Bergamo plain known for its highly-visited Marian sanctuary, about 20km from the city of Bergamo.

The reserve covers about 10 hectares of greenery, woods and ponds. Despite being a small area, it is home to various plant species, flowers and animals.

As far as flora is concerned, the Fontanile Brancaleone, has wooded areas, cultivated areas and areas with marsh vegetation.

The most common animals are different types of frogs, the European mole and foxes but above all, many birds. To name a few: the grey heron, lark, nightingale, Kingfisher, goldfinch and the Barn Owl.


Visits:

Access to the area is provided only to those authorised by the managing body, so visits must always be authorised by the managing body.

Tours are allowed only along the prepared and signposted routes.

For organised group tours (max 30 people), access is allowed only when accompanied by personnel appointed by the managing body.

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The Fontanile Brancaleone Nature Reserve is located on the border between Pagazzano, a town that has a marvellous Castle and Caravaggio, a town in the Bergamo plain known for its highly-visited Marian sanctuary, about 20km from the city of Bergamo.

The reserve covers about 10 hectares of greenery, woods and ponds. Despite being a small area, it is home to various plant species, flowers and animals.

As far as flora is concerned, the Fontanile Brancaleone, has wooded areas, cultivated areas and areas with marsh vegetation.

The most common animals are different types of frogs, the European mole and foxes but above all, many birds. To name a few: the grey heron, lark, nightingale, Kingfisher, goldfinch and the Barn Owl.


Visits:

Access to the area is provided only to those authorised by the managing body, so visits must always be authorised by the managing body.

Tours are allowed only along the prepared and signposted routes.

For organised group tours (max 30 people), access is allowed only when accompanied by personnel appointed by the managing body.

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