The Northern Adda Park, from Lecco to Rivolta d’Adda, is a natural and industrial archeology heritage on Leonardo da Vinci’s traces.
The North AddaPark includes the territories of Lecco, Bergamo and Milano provinces and covers a wide area very rich in its naturalist and anthropological elements that makes it unique in Lombardy as well as in Italy.
From Lecco to Rivolta d’Adda this park give us several elements, different from each other and all of a great interest.
You can experience sites of EU interest walking from Lake Olginate to the marsh of Brivio: discover water wildlife species, such as great crested grebes, swans, grey herons, coots and the more common ducks.
Moving along the Adda River you reach an area that we can say it’s a open air museum: from Imbersago to Trezzo sull’Adda you can admire a great hydraulics engineering heritage, among which the Naviglio and sluices by Leonardo Da Vinci, this is the so called eco-museum “Adda by Leonardo”, the industrial archeology sites which marked the industrial revolution of the end of the Nineteenth century and nowadays is still fascinating visitors thanks to their historical and technological heritage. Here you can find the hydro-power plants of the Adda River (Taccani, Centrale Bertini, Esterle), the bridge in Paderno d’Adda and the industrial village of Crespi d’Adda, site of Unesco.