Italy is one of the most culturally and historically elegant countries in the world and is also widely known for its exquisite natural reserves. With the Unicamping social networking portal, you can read the travel experiences from the journals of people from all over the world traveling throughout Italy.
Travelling or camping unconventionally not only makes the trip interesting but also enables you to have a divine experience gaining extensive knowledge about the destination. We have compiled a list of the exquisite natural reserves of Italy which are famous globally and are a must-visit on your next trip. Give a read on Fantastic Places To Visit On Your Next Italian Road Trip .
A large lake located near the south of the Alpine range, Lake Maggiore is the second largest lake in Italy. Offering exceptional scenic beauty, several beautiful villages/towns and islands are present on the lake, namely Ascona, Muralto, Meina, Ranco, Isola Bella, Brissago Islands, etc. The lake is known in pop culture for hosting the open air festival, The Spirit of Woodstock Festival, in mid-July/August.
The Soca or Isonza River is known for its historical importance which is considered to be one of main tourist attractions. With numerous cities and sites of Italy having a significant role to play in the key historical events of the world, the Isonza valley/river is known for being the center of major military operations which included the 12 battles on the Italian Front during WW1. Apart from being known for the “Battle of the Isonzo”, the river is known as “The Emerald Beauty” for the emerald-green water.
Vineyards Of Langhe
Langhe is one of those few regions in the world that display an exquisite mix of beauty and brilliance. Situated to the south and east of river Tarano, Langhe features lush green rolling hills. Included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage List, the standout feature of Langhe remains the extensive vineyards which have over the years, redefined the winemaking expertise.
The vineyards feature the perfect combination of grape varieties which land with the suitable climate and soil components making it the land of winemaking expertise, henceforth, deeming it as an international benchmark. These extensive vineyards are the quintessential display of man’s interaction with the beauty of nature.
Villa Peyron, Fiesole
Villa Peyron is one of the few exquisite Italian nature reserves that exhibit an eclectic combination of beauty and usefulness. The villa is a work of architectural brilliance which is mainly a wide formal garden and park with numerous fountains. It features a sixteenth-century spring which by using the force of gravity allows the inflow of water for operating the fountain and other purposes.
Talking of beauty, the villa offers an aesthetically beautiful view over the ancient streets of Florence. The statues present in the garden are considered to be historically prestigious as they emerged from the Venetian villages of the Brenta and were believed to be destroyed during the World War II.
Collemeluccio Nature Reserve
Situated in the province of Isernia, this nature reserve is comprised of 350 hectares of hills and forest areas. Established in 1971, it is one of the few UNESCO acclaimed biosphere reserves of the country. The reserve is widely known for its rich flora and fauna which turn out to be the major tourist attractions of the region.
The rare white fir trees, Apennine Wolf, Peculiar Hawk, River Shrimp, etc. can be found in this region. Apart from its natural reserve features, the “Colle Gendarme” belvedere exhibits an exquisite form of landscape beauty from where the ruins of the ancient water mill on the River Tringo can be sighted.
Italy, known for being an art and culture driven country, is also widely popular for its beautiful nature reserves that have preserved aspects of nature as well as of history. It is recommended to visit the Unicamping website to read about the ventures of different travelers to these Italian reserves.