Riserva Naturale Regionale della Foce dell'Isonzo Isola della Cona
Località Cona, 34079 Staranzano GO, Italy
About Riserva Naturale Regionale della Foce dell'Isonzo Isola della Cona
The regional nature reserve of the Isonzo mouth is a protected natural area of Friuli-Venezia Giulia established in 1996. The reserve, which occupies an area of 2,338 hectares on land plus 1,154 hectares in water, protects the lagoon area at the mouth of the Isonzo river in the province of Gorizia. The mouth of the Isonzo, as well as the totality of the marshy wetlands of the lower Friuli area, were completely eliminated, only in 1976 did they begin to think about possible restoration.
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Friuli Venezia Giulia overlooks the Adriatic Sea and is surrounded by high mountains, enclosing many different landscapes. The great variety of landscapes matches the rich and variegated cultural heritage that was determined by a complex history and by the confluence of different civilizations in this territory.