The Acqua Panna natural spring is located at an altitude of 2953 ft above sea level on the slopes of Mt. Gazzaro – 15.6 miles north of Florence. The environment is typical of mountainous regions, covered with dense natural forest: Acqua Panna® Natural Spring Water‘s specially balanced composition is the result of a unique hydro-geological catchment basin that is one of a kind. The major part of the Acqua Panna estate has a prevalence of woodland beautiful – 1730 acres destined to safeguard tradition and the local wildlife—while the rest is cultivated as farmland to establish food resources for wild fauna. An intensive effort to maintain the balance of the natural habitat is constantly made, with the intent to safeguard the spring and its natural properties, as well as to defend the natural beauty of the reserve. Acqua Panna® Natural Spring Water will continue to surface in a beautiful, natural setting.
The species that populate the reserve include hare, pheasant, red-legged partridge, roe, fallow deer, red deer, wild boar, fox, hooded crow and wolf. Visitors traveling the steep paths of the reserve can easily come face-to-face with wild boar, fallow deer and fawn. Other than corporate personnel, a gamekeeper surveys the whole property.