The saltpan of Cervia has always been not only an important economic resource but also a precious naturalistic landscape.
Cervia"s history has been bound to its "white gold", whose importance has been testified by various documents.
The Saltpan of Cervia is a natural area for bird protection and reproduction of 827 hectares which has been preserved by maintaining the typical flora and fauna of humid zones not to be found in other types of natural environment.
There are various water birds which habitually nest here.
The typical saltpan flowers are well known for their beauty which attracts numerous species of butterflies, but also for their curative properties as well as their use in cooking recipes