B&B Vacation Rental Borgo di Vigoleno® is an ecotourism self catering in a protected area, the Stirone and Piacenziano Park where our guests can discover many areas of natural interest. In the woods along the river Stirone they can find the White Poplar, three speciments at Bocca area which are all nearly 200 years old, of exceptional value to the landscape and therefore protected ad natural monumets. Another tree foind close to the river is the willow, a number of tree abd buch species can be found. The pond waters are home to the Bulruch, which is so closely linked to the river environment that its image is included in the symbol of the Park.
In the hill areas around B&B Vacation Rental Borgo di Vigoleno® there are oak woods, with Pubescent Oak and Turkey Oak, alongside the Hop-Hornbeam, Flowering Ash, Cornel Tree, Spanish Broom, Smoke Tree and Juniper. The lower levels of the woods are home to the Snowdrop, Primrose Spreading Pasquaflower, Common Lungwort, Dog’s Tooth Violet, Sea squill and Fraxinella. There are also more than twenty species’ of Orchid.
The Park is also rich in fauma, with more that 200 species of vertebrates: in the river we can find such fish ad the Chub, Roach, Barbel and Vairone while the humid areas nearby are home to the Common toad, Green frog, Agile for and Great Crested newt, as well as many invertebrates (dragonflies and butterflies) and above all birds, such ad Grey Heron, Little Egret, Mallard, Coot and Moorhen..
In the woods live the Red Squirel, Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Golden oriole, Nightingale, Blackcap and Robin. Less easy to spot are rhe Sparrow hawk, Hobby, Scops Owl, Red fox, Stone Marten and Wolfs.
The most common species in the Park is the Bee-eater, an unmistekable bird with spendidly plumage, from bright green and blue to golden yellow. This species nests in the banks of the river, and today there are 150 pairs on the Park, making it one of the largest communities in Northern Italy.
The Park pays great attention to the protection of this species and for our guest in B&B Vacation Rental Borgo di Vigoleno® we can arrange tours with guides of the Park.