The protected area of the Lake of San Floriano was set up in 1998 in view of its enormous value as a natural habitat for aquatic avifauna. It covers an area of 30 hectares in the commune of Capalbio and is run by the province of Grosseto. San Floriano is in a region of wetland with beautiful landscapes, characterised by the presence of white water-lilies and specimens of amphibious bistort as well as marsh reeds, bulrushes and duckweed. The fish fauna includes chub, perch, carp, trout, tench and eel. Among the most important avifauna, woodcok, grey heron, tufted duck and pochard have been observed. In the surrounding area there are hares, wild boar, foxes, badgers and porcupines.
Where the line of sight stretches across the entire Maremma and flies as far as the sea
Capalbio is an alluring town in Southern Tuscany, which stands at the top of a hill covered with typical Maremman brush. The town developed around the Castle of the Three Fountains of Rome (8th century) and was owned by the Aldobrandeschi family in the Middle Ages. Later it became the property of the Conti Orsini and in 1416 was annexed to the Sienese Republic. ...Morekeyboard_backspace
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