Urban parks and botanical gardens
Created in 2018, next to the Santerno river, the GEA garden in Giovecca di Lugo accompanies its visitors on a journey through time in order to discover the evolution of life on our planet. Thanks to fossils and models, it is possible to understand the evolution of...
The so called ‘Prato di Sant’Andrea’ is the area where the old castle of Bagnara used to be; the castle of Bagnara was founded by the Romans and then destroyed in 1222 in a battle between Bologna and Imola, so there is no actual building any more.
Main public green area of the town.
The museum of Villanova (Ecomuseo delle Erbe Palustri) has been active into the field of ethnographic research for more than thirty years, and is now opening an open air museum display in the garden of the former school of Villanova.
‘Giardino dei Semplici’ is the last botanical garden still existing in the historical town centre of Bagnacavallo, it is also known as ‘Giardino degli Aforismi’ because of its iron benches bearing aphorisms by Leo Longanesi.
Green area equipped for children and sport activities (bowls) and children games. Inside the park there’s also a pond, name after “Nino Grilli”, where it’s possible to fish.
Close to the embankment of the Santerno river in Sant’agata sul Santerno extends the Grande Parco Vatrenus, an area of over two hectares mainly dedicated to outdoor fitness, equipped with a cycle path and gymnastic structures for the practice of calisthenics and of the crossfit.
The natural reserve "Parco del loto", which is 77.252 square metres wide, is close to the town centre but still quite and in a very well protected site. The green are is characterized by a wide pond in which lotus flowers and water-lilies grow freely creating a beautiful natural environment.
“Parco Millegocce” former flooding area, ideal for walks
The Parco del Tondo is the second largest park after the Parco del Loto.