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Ostellato

Vallette di Ostellato
Province:  Ferrara (31 km)
Tourist Area
Nature and the Apennines
The history of the town, built near to tributary stream, goes back to Roman times.

Now it is in the centre of a wide expanse of agricultural land. Between the nearby Ferrara waterway and the canals in the reclaimed land are the Anse Vallive - Po Delta Park, which are ideal for bird-watching, fishing, cycling and other outdoor pursuits. 

They constitute the only remains of the former marshes that once surrounded the village, saved from the most recent reclamation of the Valle del Mezzano and set up as an 'Animal Sanctuary'.

The four marshy coves constitute a freshwater wetland biotope, which is distinctive and unique in the Ferrarese lowland territory, above all for the quantity and variety of animals that populate it.

There are no less than 150 species of aquatic birds that nest or visit. 
Don't miss
The Civic Museum of the Territory of Ostellato received the Museums of Quality Recognition based on the quality standards and objectives of the Emilia-Romagna Region. The Museum  illustrates the evolution of the earth and of humankind throughout history.
For more information
Local Staff: Ferrara
Information Offices
Informazione e accoglienza turisticaFERRARA LARGO CASTELLO
Largo Castello,
44100 Ferrara (FE)
Tel. ++39 0532-209370
Fax ++39 0532-212266
infotur@provincia.fe.it
Opening: Open troughout the year

How to reach

Railways Ferrovie Emilia Romagna
Stop in Ostellato
BusUrban & extra-urban line
ATCF Ferrara

Last update: 26/01/2016

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