Crostolo Park

The Crostolo Park extends between the immediate southern outskirts of the town and the boundary with the Town of Quattro Castella and Albinea.


Via De Sanctis - 42123 Reggio nell'Emilia
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The park, bordered to the east and west from Via Tassoni by the State Highway 63, is about 600 hectares and includes the auction River (about 6 km), areas of different types (public parks, residential areas, farmland and areas abandoned ) expansion of the stream banks and some monumental settlements of great value: the Palazzo Ducale in Rivalta and the park, the villa of Rivaltella and Casino-tank (tank Corbelli). Park, the path of Crostolo and the stream with its branches in the oasis of eater are the River Park. These areas, in close relationship with a provincial catchment area, are a very important ecological corridor, running from the border with Cadelbosco Above, the city's historical center and the network of urban green foothills of the band (Roncolo-Quattro Castella, Albinea Montericco-and Vezzano-Montalto).

The nature trail of Crostolo
The first section of the nature trail on the right bank of Crostolo from Via De Sanctis Baragalla city has a length of 1000 meters. The route, equipped with areas staging, lighting, panel presentations and educational, through state-owned land granted to the City (51,000 square meters.) And is characterized by the presence of repair it thickets, meadows and wild crops. Been planting trees and shrubs, hedges, native to improve environmental quality. Are aimed at teaching the "garden of fruits Ancients" and "The Butterfly Garden".

Shrub-tree species most widely
Acer campestre, Carpinus betulus, Populus nigra, Prunus avium, Prunus padus, Prunus cerasifera, Quercus robur, Juglans regia, Robinia pseudoacacia, Crataegus monogyna, Cornus mas, Cornus sanguinea, Corylus avellana, Malus sylvestris, Prunus spinosa, Rosa canina, Sorbus domestica, Viburnum lantana, Viburnum opalus.

How to get there

Reggio nell'Emilia

By car
South area of the town, main road to Vezzano sul Crostolo: you enter by turning left from Via Martiri della Bettola, at the level of the florist Cilloni.

By bus
Public transport service. Buses No. 4 or 5 or 6