NATURAL PARK REGIONAL BRENNE
Welcome to the Land of a Thousand PondsMosaic of ponds (over 3000), of buttons, moors and meadows, but also picturesque valleys (Creuse, Anglin ...) and hilly groves, the Regional Natural Park of the Brenne covers one of the most important wetlands French mainland.
A park with exceptional natural heritageCreated in 1989, the Regional Natural Park of the Brenne applies to reconcile the preservation of this exceptional natural heritage with the development of activities respecting the environment. This conceals an exceptional natural heritage ... The extent and number of ratings or inventories of ecosystems or animal and plant species, demonstrate an undeniable ecological wealth now recognized at national, European and world! It consists of 51 municipalities and an area of 183,000 hectares.
A listed park wetland of international importance (RAMSAR)Almost all of the Brenne Park is classified under the Ramsar Convention since 1991 as a wetland of international importance. In addition, the territory also enjoys recognition at European level since it has 4 sites designated under the Natura 2000 network.
A fleet made up of a mosaic of landscapes where water is interpenetratesBrenne itself, "land of a thousand lakes", is a mosaic of landscapes where water is intertwined, woods, heaths and grasslands to live ... all these landscapes, many routes are passable on foot on horseback, by bike, mountain bike or electric car!
Wetland of international importance on the Brenne is one of the largest French continental zones of this type with 3000 ponds. His poor soils clayey sandstone, explain the creation of ponds (all artificial) and the importance of farming on land not conducive to crops.