Arcipelago Toscano National Park – Elba and surrounding islands and the sea

Mount Capanne on the island of Elba, Tuscan Archipelago, Italy

In the western part of Italy you will find the Arcipelago Toscano National Park which includes not only the islands of the archipelago, but also the waters between them. The whole area is 746.63 square kilometres large and protects 56,776 hectares of the sea and 17,887 hectares of land. The islands can be found situated in the Mediterranean Sea, between

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Gennargentu National Park – see the wildlife of Sardinia

Gennargentu National Park, Sardinia, Italy

Known locally as the Parco Nazionale del Golfo di Orosei e del Gennargentu, the Gennargentu National Park can be found along the eastern coastline of Sardinia. The park includes not only the Gennargentu mountain range, but the Bay of Orosei as well. From the peak of Punta La Marmora, to the depths of the bay, there is a lot to

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Circeo National Park – the third smallest national park in Italy

Circeo National Park, Lazio, Italy

Located along the southwestern coast of Italy, not far from the city of Rome is where you will find Monte Circeo. The mountain itself is situated upon a peninsula in the Gulf of Gaeta with water to the west, south and east. The national park which encompasses Monte Circeo includes a total land area of around 84 square kilometres. This

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Stelvio National Park – one of the oldest of the Alpine parks

Stelvio National Park, Italy

There are many fine parks located throughout Italy and many of these can be found within the Alps. However, perhaps one of the oldest of the Alpine parks is that of the Stelvio National Park. The park itself encompases the entire Ortles-Cevedale mountain range which are said to be the heart of the Central Alps. Stelvio National Park, Italy by

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Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve – green area between Castellammare del Golfo and San Vito lo Capo

Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve, Sicily, Italy

On the island of Sicily, you will find the Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve which is home to countless plant and animal species. Some of the inhabitants of the reserve can only be found on the Sicilian Island. Lo Zingaro Nature Reserve can be found along the coasts of the Tyrrhenian Sea, between the towns of Castellammare del Golfo and San

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