Eulenpark
Eulenpark

Owl Park San Vigilio

The Owl Park San Vigilio in San Vigilio di Marebbe is home to 90 birds, mainly owls and screech owls.

The Fanes-Senes-Braies Nature Park is home to five of the owl species living in South Tyrol. In the wild, however, they are very rarely seen, because they are not only nocturnal, their flight is also absolutely silent. Flying is the wrong term, because owls and screech owls show no signs of exertion: They glide through the air as if they were weightless. If you still want to see them from close up, you can pay a visit to the owl park of falconer Mario: it is located in the Val Badia, idyllically situated in the middle of the mountain world, right next to the "Ciamaor Beach".

Around 90 birds live here, which you can get to know during a visit or - in high summer - during an educational guided tour, a flight demonstration or a night hike. These include Johann, the barn owl, and the enchanting owl offspring in early summer, which reaches an impressive size in just a few weeks. Did you know that the barn owl is one of the most widespread bird species, even though you hardly ever see it? Or that the cute tawny owl has a wingspan of almost 1 metre?

In the Owl Park San Vigilio - "Eulenpark St. Vigil" in German and "Parco delle Civette a San Vigilio" in Italian -, owl chicks are born under expert supervision and control, information on endangered species is provided and immersion in a world of its own is possible, dedicated to the masters of silent flight and the king of the Alps, the golden eagle. The animals were all born in captivity, but injured animals are also cared for - in collaboration with the Fanes-Senes-Braies Nature Park - in order to preserve these wonderful birds and bring them closer to the visitor. A very special gift idea is to adopt an owl, e.g. a snowy owl like Harry Potter's Hedwig. And how can the park be reached? It is located at the Ciamaor Sports Centre in San Vigilio di Marebbe, about 17 km from Brunico in the Val Pusteria. There are plenty of parking spaces, and the shuttle service stops here.

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Opening times

  • Fri 01 Jul 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Sat 02 Jul 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Sun 03 Jul 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Mon 04 Jul closed
  • Tue 05 Jul 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Wed 06 Jul 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30 22:00 - 23:00
  • Thu 07 Jul 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30

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June 2022 (06/07/2022 - 07/05/2022)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Wed 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Thu 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Fri 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Sat 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Sun 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30

July 2022 (07/06/2022 - 07/31/2022)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Wed 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30 22:00 - 23:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Fri 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Sat 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Sun 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30

August 2022 (08/01/2022 - 08/31/2022)

  • Mon 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Tue 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Wed 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30 22:00 - 23:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Fri 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Sat 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Sun 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30

Feast of the Assumption 2022 (08/15/2022) 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30

September 2022 (09/01/2022 - 09/30/2022)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Wed 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Thu 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Fri 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Sat 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30
  • Sun 10:00 - 14:00 16:00 - 17:30

Admission

solo tour without guide:
€ 15.00 adults
€ 15.00 young people (13-18 years)
€ 10.00 children (5-12 years)
€ 3.00 toddlers (0-4 years)

guided park tour (daily at 2 pm):
€ 18.00 adults
€ 18.00 young people (13-18 years)
€ 12.00 children (5-12 years)

didactic visit with flight demonstration (July 1 - Aug 31, 2022):
€ 20.00 adults
€ 20.00 young people (13-18 years)
€ 15.00 children (5-12 years)
€ 3.00 toddlers (0-4 years)

owl park by night (July 6 - Aug 31, 2022):
€ 20.00 adults
€ 20.00 young people (13-18 years)
€ 15.00 children (5-12 years)
€ 3.00 toddlers (0-4 years)

More information

guided park tour:
daily from 2 pm to 3 pm (Mondays closed, except in August)

owl park by night:
guided tour, every Wednesday from July 6 to August 31, 2022, from 10 pm to 11 pm

didactic visit with flight demonstration:
daily from July 1 to August 31, 2022, at 4 pm (Mondays closed, except in August)

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