A subalpine, mountainous area north of the town of Varese, covered mainly by broadleaved woodlands, with some streams and small lakes. The main land-uses are recreation and forestry.
The area is important mainly for species of woodland passerine and for some breeding raptors.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Campo dei Fiori, Valganna and Cuvia valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2020.