Nature Reserve “Bosco di Santo Pietro”

This nature reserve preserve a wide forest of Quercus suber. It has an area of 30000 hectares and includes rare species of tree such as Quercus ilex, Phillyrea angustifolia, Pistacia lentiscus, Juniperus phoenicea, Erica arborea, Arbutus unedo, Myrtus communis, Cistus spp., Thymus capitatus and many more.

Walking through the Reserve, it is possible to discover the interesting local features like the old mills along the rivers, and two churches: Santa Maria di Betlemme, built during the Middle Ages and Santa Maria dell’Idria, built during the last century.