This might seem like a monotonous region, an area completely flat, in some areas even lower than at sea level. It is also one of the youngest land of Italy, formed over centuries by large deposits of the Po, which extends almost imperceptibly but steadily toward the Adriatic Sea. Yet it is a region rich in tradition whose history is closely linked to that of the Este family who has ruled with wisdom and foresight.
It is the province of Ferrara, “earth and water” as stated in its tourism slogan. The protagonist is obviously the Po, the river that runs through it dividing into Po Flywheel (which crosses Ferrara), Primaro Po and Po di Goro, the southernmost of the branches of the river delta. Also running through the province many canals, including the Napoleonic cable, which connects the Po and the Rhine, and the Ferrarese waterway.
Heading towards the Adriatic Sea meet then the numerous valleys of brackish water of the Po delta: are lands that, due to the subsidence of the land, are flooded by the waters of the sea. The most important are the valleys of Comacchio, spread over more than 10,000 hectares.
The Way of the Delta that dives into the low lands of the Delta Park, where it opens the world of the Valleys, made of reeds, plants fishing, wooded areas and the flight of thousands of birds that produce DOC wines of the Sands of Bosco eliceo, light and fruity, wine protagonists together eel.