Travel and Culture in Veneto

Vicenza nature

The Oasis of Casale Ponds is protected by the WWF, that has got the task to organize various didactic-instructive activities.


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From the naturalistic point of view, you can visit the Oasis of Casale Ponds, a few Km from Vicenza. It is a 30 hectares marshy territory, where a particular complex of plants and animals have found their ideal habitat.


From the naturalistic point of view, you can visit the Oasis of Casale Ponds, a few Km from Vicenza. It is a 30 hectares marshy territory, where a particular complex of plants and animals have found their ideal habitat.

The oasis is protected by the WWF, that has got the task to organize various didactic-instructive activities.

Here you can find numerous types of plants, typical of the marsh vegetation and, in the driest soils, even trees as the oak (Quercus robur), the maple (Acer campestre) and the elm (Ulmus minor).

Thanks to the marshy environment, there are numerous dragonflies and butterflies and some types of fresh-water fish as the luce, the tench and the carp. Finally, there are also some small mammals, as the rice field mouselet and numerous species of birds as the red heron and the red woodpecker.




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