Regional Natural Reserve Guided Castel Cerreto - Abruzzo

Regional Natural Reserve Guided Castel Cerreto - Abruzzo

Type of protected area - Where it is located

Typology: Guided Regional Nature Reserve; established with L.R. December 4, 1991 n. 74
Region: Abruzzo
Province: Teramo

The Castel Cerreto Nature Reserve is located in the Pilone hamlet of Penna SantAndrea (TE); it occupies an area of ​​about 6.2 hectares at an altitude between 400 and 700 m above sea level.

Castel Cerreto Nature Reserve (photo Studio Il Diaframma di Val Vomano di Penna S.A.)


In the hilly wood of the Reserve, turkey oak, black hornbeam, lacero campestre, Neapolitan lacero and laburnum grow. The presence of ponds favors the growth of white willow, willow from baskets, white poplar and aquatic herbaceous species such as cattail and swamp straw.
The fauna is typical of the hilly environment. Among the birds nest the long-tailed tit, the blue tit, the green peaks and the bricklayer. Among the bushes you can see the wren, the small him, the nightingale and the blackbird. Among the birds of prey there is the presence of the buzzard, the sparrow hawk, the kestrel, the tawny owl, the stone-ax and the owl.

Botanical guide of the Regional Natural Reserve of Castel Cerreto - G.Pirone and G.Torresi Ed Floema

Information for the visit

Municipality of Penna SantAndrea
C7o Municipio Penna SantAndrea (TE)
Tel. 086166120

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