Una natura superba, un castello fantastico.
Lago di Serranella
Lake Serranella is situated at the confluence of the rivers Sangro and Aventino and is an artificial reservoir that was formed following the construction of a crossbar for irrigation purposes. In a short time it has become a swamp rich in life. Its position, close to the Adriatic coast, has made it a very important point of reference for migratory birds. Here live the Greater White Heron, the Black Stork, the flamingo, the fisherman's hawk, the crane, the pignattaio, the cormorant and the tail. The vegetation is typical of swampy areas with a large reed bed and various species of typhoons, including the rare minimum typhus and the Laxmann typhoea. Willows, poplars and alders blossom on the banks. Since 1990, in order to preserve the area from possible compromises, the entire area is a Regional Nature Reserve. The Reserve has an extension of about 500 hectares and its basin is between the municipalities of Altino, Casoli and Sant' Eusanio del Sangro. The reserve is equipped with a network of nature trails, parking areas, a nature garden and a nursery.
To learn more: www.wwf.it/oasi/abruzzo/lago_di_serranella
Mountain Community: http://www.sangroaventino.it/