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Dairy Adventure World Capriz

The tasty world of goat’s cheese production awaits you in Vandoies in the Val Pusteria valley

In Vandoies di Sopra, more precisely in the area of the World of Loden along the Val Pusteria road, there is a paradise for cheese lovers. The Dairy Adventure World Capriz - "Capriz Erlebniskäserei" in German, "Capriz - caseificio da vivere" in Italian - opened its exhibition and tasting rooms here in 2013 and has been attracting cheese lovers from near and far since then. Capriz was the first cheese dairy in South Tyrol that specialised entirely on goat cheese. And with success!

Everything here tells about the goat and its cheese: The name derives from "Capra", meaning goat, and the building itself should remind the visitors of a piece of cheese on a copper kettle. Architect Stefan Gamper used only sustainable materials such as Swiss stone pine, copper and glass for this project. It is divided into two areas: the adventure world and the bistro area. On the ground floor and basement, interactive elements show the production process: from milking to making cheese, from the world of bacteria and cultures to correct storage.

The 1,000 sqm adventure world is rounded off by glass windows to watch the master cheesemaker at work, as well as the sales and bistro area. There you can taste goat's cream cheese, white mould cheese and spicy South Tyrolean mountain cheese. At the World Cheese Awards in November 2022 in Wales, 4,000 cheese varieties from 40 countries were tasted - the Capriz cheese dairy was awarded two medals: for the hard cheese "Caprea" and for the soft cheese "Carbonito". And how to reach it? Turn off from the Val Pusteria state road at Vandoies di Sopra towards "Lodenwelt" (World of Loden) and follow the signs. Bus no. 401 (from Brunico or Bressanone) also stops there.

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Opening times

  • Thu 18 Apr 09:00 - 19:00
  • Fri 19 Apr 09:00 - 19:00
  • Sat 20 Apr 09:00 - 19:00
  • Sun 21 Apr 09:00 - 19:00
  • Mon 22 Apr 09:00 - 19:00
  • Tue 23 Apr 09:00 - 19:00
  • Wed 24 Apr 09:00 - 19:00

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Museum - spring 2024 (18/03/2024 - 02/06/2024)

  • Mon 09:00 - 19:00
  • Tue 09:00 - 19:00
  • Wed 09:00 - 19:00
  • Thu 09:00 - 19:00
  • Fri 09:00 - 19:00
  • Sat 09:00 - 19:00
  • Sun 09:00 - 19:00

Easter 2024 (31/03/2024) 09:00 - 19:00

Easter Monday 2024 (01/04/2024) 09:00 - 19:00

Liberation Day 2024 (25/04/2024) 09:00 - 19:00

Labor Day 2024 (01/05/2024) 09:00 - 19:00

Whit Monday 2024 (20/05/2024) 09:00 - 19:00

Republic Day 2024 (02/06/2024) 09:00 - 19:00

Museum - summer 2024 (03/06/2024 - 08/09/2024)

  • Mon 09:00 - 19:00
  • Tue 09:00 - 19:00
  • Wed 09:00 - 19:00
  • Thu 09:00 - 19:00
  • Fri 09:00 - 19:00
  • Sat 09:00 - 19:00
  • Sun 09:00 - 19:00

Feast of the Assumption 2024 (15/08/2024) 09:00 - 19:00

Museum - autumn 2024 (09/09/2024 - 30/11/2024)

  • Mon 09:00 - 19:00
  • Tue 09:00 - 19:00
  • Wed 09:00 - 19:00
  • Thu 09:00 - 19:00
  • Fri 09:00 - 19:00
  • Sat 09:00 - 19:00
  • Sun 09:00 - 19:00

All Saints 2024 (01/11/2024) 09:00 - 19:00

Admission

free admission to the Dairy Adventure World

museum:
€ 8.00 adults
€ 8.00 young people (13-18 years)
€ 3.00 children (6-12 years)

€ 15.00 family ticket (parents with children up to 12 years)

free for children under 6 years

guided tour (8 and more persons, admission included):
€ 10.00 per person
€ 15.00 with cheese tasting
€ 18.00 with cheese tasting and a glass of white wine

More information

The opening hours refer to the museum of the Dairy Adventure World Capriz. Guided tours are offered on reservation every day from 9 am to 7 pm for groups of 8 and more persons.

The Dairy Adventure World Capriz with its wine-house, museum and shop stays open daily all year round, the bistro, however, stays open from Tuesday to Sunday, Mondays rest day.

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