7 Zoos to explore in Italy
Located in Southern Europe consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and surrounded by several islands.
Bioparco di Roma is a beautiful biopark and not simply a zoo with cages. It’s made up of several areas that allow the animals to reproduce in their natural habitats. It also has a separate building just for reptiles. The zoo covers 30 acres and was erected in the northern part of the Villa Borghese estate. One of the main attractions in this area which is famous among tourists.
The Punta Verde Zoo Park is a modern zoological garden located in the municipality of Lignano Sabbiadoro, in the province of Udine. Founded in 1979, it stands on a land of about 10 hectares located on the left bank of the Tagliamento river. It is home to around 1000 animals belonging to over 80 different species.
The Safari Park of Pombia is a tourist complex that includes a zoological garden, a safari zoo, and an amusement park, located in Pombia in the province of Novara, founded and conceived by Angelo Lombardi in 1976 initially with the name of Zoo Safari. It is made up of two distinct areas: the amusement park with about thirty rides, with animals in enclosures or cages, and the safari park where the animals live in freedom and can be observed by visitors in their vehicles or special trains.
The Ravenna Safari is a safari park in the Savio district of the city of Ravenna in Emilia-Romagna which was owned by the company ALFA 3000. This park allows you to see more than 700 animals of over 100 different species including wild animals up close and without barriers, as you could never do in a normal bio-park.
The Zoosafari of Fasano and Fasanolandia is a tourist complex that includes a zoological garden and an amusement park located in Fasano, in the province of Brindisi. The area covers thirty hectares and is home to about 3000 animals of 200 different species, which can be observed along a car route. Particularly interesting are the groups of giraffes, zebras, lions, and Tibetan bears, as well as the only polar bears in Italy.