What the Oasis has to offer: services to the public.

Open spaces. Playground. Picnic Area. Boat trip on the lake.
The oasis upstream of the dam is characterized by a green park embellished with pathways, fountains and some small canals, a play area for children and numerous observation points for birds (bird watching). A picnic area with fixed barbecues where you can get relax. Inside the park there is also a garden bar and a self service restaurant with traditional menus. To visit the Oasis complex it is possible renting bicycles and golf cars; moreover it is possible to visit the area booking the electric buses. It is possible to enjoy the visit making a crusade with boat on the big lake Alento with guide included.
TICKETS: € 5.00
Free admission and discount > 0-12 years old: free entry - Over 65s: entrance € 3.50 - For school groups: tel +39 974837003.
Services included in the entrance ticket: guided tours to the dam and monitoring and control systems; walking in the reserve; parking facilities, free access to the picnic area.
Table Picnic Area and Barbecue: € 11.00
Table 6 seats. Valid for the whole day.
Barbecue area: you need to be equipped with charcoal and grill, not sold within the Oasis.
Boat tour: € 3.50
Check periodic availability of the service.

Sport equipments

8-a-side football pitches, mini-basketball, volleyball courts, horseback riding, archery, fishing, are just some of the many possibilities offered by the Oasis. Possible agreements with external associations to practice canoeing, rowing, sailing and radio controlled models.
Fishing: € 6.00
Needed provincial fishing license and FIPSAS card.

Bike and Electric Vehicles

Inside the Oasis is possible to rent the following eco-friendly vehicles.
Bicycle: € 3 per hour
Electric Car: € 20 per hour
Electric bus: € 3.00 per person

Flora and fauna
Fish species in the lake: italic barbel, bleak, roach, shad, common carp, catfish.
Fauna: European otter, greater mouse-eared bat, greater horseshoe bat, miniottero, European wild boar, European fox, Italian hare.
Amphibians: yellow-bellied toad, Apennine frog, Italian newt.
Inside the reserve 75 species of birds are been censussed: mallards, teal, gadwall, pintail, wigeon, shoveler, little grebe, great crested grebe, gull, woodcock, snipe, knight of Italy, herons, white heron, egret, cenerino heron, kingfishers, moorhens, cormorants, jay, magpie, blackbird, starling, buzzards, red kites, peregrine falcons, kestrel, barn owl.
Herpetofauna: turtle, wall lizard, lizard, rat snake, viper.
The Flora of the oasis: white willow, black and white poplar, black alder, common reed, loosestrife, lily white, oak, olive, ash, broom, mock privet, myrtle, heather, strawberry tree, cistus Montpellier, hypericum, mallow, lentisk and so on.

Alento River Oasis | VAR SS18 km 115+00 exit: DIGA ALENTO
Località Piano della Rocca, Prignano Cilento (SA) - Italy
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