The park of the rivers Po and Orba

The park of the rivers Po and Orba

The Park of the Rivers Po and Orba, Vercellese-Alessandrino stretch, is a point of naturalistic excellence because of the presence of colonies of sedentary and migrating birds, in the wooded areas as well as the gravel river banks . Beyond the ardeidaes, colonies of terns among the more considerable in Europe and birds of prey such as the tawny red kite and the swamp hawk nest here. The Towns of Livorno Ferraris,Trino,Tricerro, Palazzolo Vercellese, Fontanetto Po and Crescentino are a part of the Park. The environment of the rice fields makes it easy to observe the bird populations and is a remarkable attraction pole, also thanks to the guided visits and hikes proposed by the Agency. Moreover, the park offers visitors marked trails and easily access able on bike or horse and is very active in spreading and giving out information.

Included in the conservation area of the Park of the Rivers Po and Orba, there are also the Nature Reserve of the Giant Fountain of Tricerro (Riserva Naturale di Fontana Gigante di Tricerro) which can be visited upon prior booking (group visits, Centro Visita Cascina Belvedere Ph. 0039 0384 84676; for photographers and birdwatching www.skuanature.com - Ph. 0039 0141 918403), and the Nature Reserve of the San Genuario Wetlands (Riserva Naturale Palude di San Genuario) with two routes with free access and an area which can be visited upon prior booking (group visits Centro Visita Cascina Belvedere Ph. 0039 0384 84676; for photographers and birdwatching www.skuanature.com - Ph. 0039 0141 918403).

Saluggia (which is a community of Vercelli, but under the administration of the Turin Parks Authority) is the headquarters for Ritano's Specail Islet Natural Reserve: it is partly cultivated and/or wooded and is situated in Dora Baltea. It is possible to go bird watching or hike along the banks of the river.

At the park, in the province of Alessandria, there is a rental bike service (SOMS di Rivalba Ph. 0039 0142 410002).

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PARCO FLUVIALE DEL PO E DELL'ORBASede del Parco: Cascina Belvedere - S.S. 494 Vigevanese Km. 70, 27030 Frascarolo (PV) - Sede Legale e Amministrativa: Piazza Giovanni XXIII, 6 - 15048 Valenza (AL) - Valsesia Vercelli+39.0384.84676
+39.0131.927555
centro.visita@parcodelpo-vcal.it
uffici.amministrativi@parcodelpo-vcal.it
www.parcodelpoalessandriavercelli.it