Area di riequilibrio ecologico "La Bora"


Area of environmental restructuring "La Bora"

Dove: Via Marzocchi, 16 - 40017 San Giovanni in Persiceto (BO)

Area of environmental restructuring "La Bora"
Area of environmental restructuring "La Bora"

The natural area "La Bora" has been recognized by the European Union as a Site of Community Importance (SCI) and a special protection area (SPA). It covers an area of 22 hectares, including a wide water basin, a small hygrophil wood, hedges and trees and a prairie area, as well as a reforestation sector - where more than 8 thousand trees have been planted - become a proper wood by now.

The area is aimed at guaranteeing the survival, care and study of the native flora and fauna species. The wetlands host a wide range of birds. Among the wintering species over the last few years, cormorants have appeared. Among the Birds of Prey, there are buzzards, marsh harriers, sparrow hawks and owls.

At the entrance of the protected area lies the Plain's Anphibians and Reptiles Center (CRA), a place for research and preservation of animals like frog, toad, crested newt or the local swamp tortoise.

The area is equipped with trails, screened observation points and a hide.

The access to the area is free along daytime for singles and groups up to 5 people and in any case inside the marked path. For bigger groups is mandatory to ask for a guide at the contacts reported below.


Timetable: self-guided tours everyday for groups up to 5 people. Bigger groups need to ask for a guided tour
Entrance: free


Sustenia via Marzocchi, 16 - 40017 San Giovanni in Persiceto (BO) 
ph. 0039 051 6871051


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Info on the tourist location

URP - Public Relations Office

San Giovanni in Persiceto

Address: Corso Italia 78 - 40017 San Giovanni in Persiceto (BO)

Toll free number 800 069678


Opening times
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri and Sat 8.30am-1.30pm

Thu 8.30am-6.30pm

Opening times (July and August)
Mon – Sat 8.30am-1pm

Loc. San Matteo della Decima c/o Centro civico
Via Cento 158/a - 40017 San Giovanni in Persiceto
Phone: +39  051 6812057


Opening times

Mon – Sat 8.30am-1.30pm



Last update: 15-11-2021