Poggio Tre Cancelli
The Riserva Naturale Statale Poggio Tre Cancelli is a long name for a nature park in the Maremma region of Tuscany. Encompassing 99 hectares (245 acres), it is set within the confines of the larger bi-provincial Parco di Montioni. Poggio Tre Canelli spreads over forested hills of evergreens and includes the high point for the area, at 304 meters above sea level. It is a tranquil oasis but just minutes from the beautiful beaches along the Gulf of Follonica.
The park is rich in trees, shrubs and wildlife. Here you'll find rare plants like wild cherries, wild maple, yew trees, cane apple, flowering ash, live oak and cork oak. Fauna include hedgehogs, porcupines, ferrets, fox, and hawks, along with various song birds. Nature trails lead through the woods and scrub to enjoy the silence of nature and the unspoiled views.
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