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Salse di Nirano

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It is a very interesting and unusual natural phenomenon. very interesting for a visit with kids... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2018
Riccardo C
Formigine, Italy
An unusual place

If you're in the area you must see this. Cold volcanoes in the middle of the appenini. The trail is... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2016
Greater London, United Kingdom
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11 Jan 2018
“Family visit”
29 Oct 2016
“An unusual place”
The Natural Reserve of Salse di Nirano, which has about 50.000 visitors per year, is located in a low hill territory (elevation from 140 m to 308 m a.s.l.) of the Modena Apennine margin about 30 km from Modena. The salse are emissions of cold mud...more
Via Rio Salse Il Tronco, 7, 41042 Fiorano Modenese, Italy
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

It is a very interesting and unusual natural phenomenon. very interesting for a visit with kids especially with sunny weather

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Riccardo C
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

If you're in the area you must see this. Cold volcanoes in the middle of the appenini. The trail is easy and you can get close to the volcanoes

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank marcobR7857WL
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Little vulcanoes gurgling and spitting out methanic mud. A little botanic garden. A farm house introducing hillside country life in the 19th century. A restaurant at the foot of the volcanoes. An ideal place to make a nice walk or do some cycling if you...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Erika B
Reviewed June 24, 2016

When I was studying in middle school, my science textbook classified the phenomena so-called "pseudo volcanic": sulphurous volcanoes, geysers, mofettes. It also recalled the cold mud volcanoes, citing it as the most important in Italy the Aragona "maccalube" (Sicily) and the Nirano "salse". Finally, after...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Brun066
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Impressing dirt geysirs looking out of the floor due to natural gas pressure. Well documented site, the area is also nice for hiking or taking a bycicle tour in the surrounding hills.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed May 9, 2015

Millions of years ago there was a sea here. Now you can see the prehistoric water coming up from the underground. Impressive.

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed April 21, 2015

Nice place, curious phenomenon. You can park the car at the bottom of this area, and with a short walk look the small volcanos and have luch in one of the three restaurant. Not so far from Maranello.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank 277gabrieleg
Reviewed February 16, 2015

Very interesting natural event of bubbling mud volcanos. Close to Maranello related to a nice walk through the beginning of the Apennines in Emilia Romana.

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank heikol428
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