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The pond and juniper Platamona

A walk of 4,700 meters , return , surrounded by nature in contact with the flora and fauna that inhabits this wonderful glimpse of northwest Sardinia. And ‘ the park pond and juniper Platamona , a few miles from Sip , just ten minutes from Sassari and a stone’s throw from Porto Torres .

In the brochure prepared by the City of Sip , which falls within the territory , ” the pond of Platamona , whose name derives from the greek and means flat surface , it is a shallow lagoon surrounded by lush vegetation and varied composed of rare plants marsh and Sardinian -Corsican . For lovers of bird watching the pool offers the opportunity to observe many species of migratory birds and rare birds . The pond is recognized as a nature reserve and as a site of Community interest ” .

A large reception area with a Center for Environmental Education , introduces you to a journey in the countryside that are worth go, approximately 4,700 meters of walking, there and back , along a path that alternates land in wooden piers on the banks of pond with tall reeds that form the shore , the vegetation is varied and you will encounter a mix of pines , juniper , reed , Eucalyptus Orchids in a union that represents very well the Mediterranean vegetation.