Arnovecchio

Arnovecchio

The Arnovecchio area, located in an eroded riverbed of the Arno that was corrected during the 16th century, was marked in more recent times by extraction activities for the production of gravel, lasting about forty years, which led to the formation of some lake basins.
It is currently ditinguished by a patchwork of different environments that, although artificially formed, have seen a spontaneous process of naturalization due to the gradual abandonment of the production activities; the quarries in particular have been colonised by many animal and plant species.
Created in the part owned by the Municipality (the former Pierucci quarry) is a nature trail equipped with facilities which aid in observing wild plants and animals and designed for full accessibility even for persons with walking difficulties or visually impaired: in addition to four wildlife observatories there are in fact information boards and tactile panels with embossed environments, plants and animals and texts in Braille format.

Protected natural areas
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Arnovecchio

Arnovecchio

Via Arnovecchio, Empoli FI, Italia

Details
Comune
City:
Empoli 
Address
Address:
Via Arnovecchio, Empoli FI, Italia
Opening hours
Opening hours:
01-09-2021 - 30-09-2021
Saturday
from 15:30 to 18:30
Sunday
January, November
from 09:00 to 12:00
from 15:30 to 18:30
February
Prezzo
Entrance fee:
Free entrance
Accessibilita
Accessibility:  partially accessible