Sunday 13, Tuesday 15 and Wednsday 16 August 2017: Free guided walks to enjoy the Reserve

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A few guided walks are in programme to help visitors enjoy the Reserve on Sunday 13, Tuesday 15 and Wednsday 16 August.

Sunday 13 and Tuesday 15 August: Guided walks “Tra le meraviglie della Gola”.  Two free guided walks will take place in the afternoon and in the evening on Sunday 13 and on Tuesday 15, on the occasion of the festivity of Ferragosto. At 9.30am and 3.30pm on both days visitors can profit by “Tra le meraviglie della Gola”, the guided walk throughout the marvels of nature and history in the Gola del Furlo Nature Reserve. A guide will explain the sorts of plants and flowers and talk about the wild animals and birds of prey, such as the golden eagle, which can be observed in the protected area. It will be possible to admire also the two tunnels bored by the Romans along the consular via Flaminia. In fact the road via Flaminia, built by the consul Caio Flaminio in the III century B.C. to connect Rome to Rimini, passes through the Gola del Furlo. Meet at the Gola del Furlo Nature Reserve tourist office in the village of Furlo di Acqualagna, via Flaminia n.36. The route of the walks will be flat and accessible to everybody.

Wednsday 16 August: Free guided walk to admire the landscape at sunset. The free guided walk is to admire the landscape at sunset from the top of Monte Paganuccio. Meet 4.45pm at the Nature Reserve tourist office in the village of Furlo di Acqualagna, via Flaminia n.36. Visitors will reach by their own cars the starting point of the walk at the refuge Ca’ I Fabbri. Off-road vehicles are recommended.

Free admission to all the events. Reservation is required. Contact the Nature Reserve tourist office. Phone: 800 028 800. E-mail:

In the Nature Reserve visitor centre in the village of Furlo di Acqualagna it is possible to visit the renewed Lorenzo Mannozzi-Torini nature museum. The museum hosts a large collection of stuffed animals, rocks and fossils. Interactive software transports visitors back millions of years on a journey to discover Gola del Furlo’s geological and anthropological history. An observation system has been established to allow visitors to see the eyrie of the golden eagle, built on the crags of Monte Paganuccio. Free entrance.


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