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The plain of Medicina


The territory of Medicina is completely plain (m.25 asl) and is crossed by several creeks and drainages descending from the nearby hills ( Idice, Quaderna Gaiana, Channel of Medicina, Sillaro, Garda, Fossatone) which converge in the valleys near the Reno river (formerly Po Primaro).

The southern area along Via San Vitale is characterized by a more intense settlement and family-owned farms; the area north of the road and Emilia Romagna's Canal, is dominated by more extended cultivation.

The reclaimed lands are called "le larghe" (wide lands).

In this part of territory crossed by rivers, there are still wet areas (valleys, expansion basins, ponds) having both a unique environmental and historical value in the plain of Bologna both an important role in economy, culture and tourism.


Address: via S.Vitale - 40059 Medicina (BO)

How to get there

How to get to Medicina

Info on the Tourist location

URP - Ufficio Relazioni con il Pubblico del Comune di Medicina

Via Libertà, 103 - 40059 Medicina (BO)

Tel: +39 051 6979111; Fax: +39 051 6979222


Last update: 21-10-2013