Kids, let’s learn from nature!

In Trentino, school doesn’t finish when summer starts but continues beneath the forest canopy

As they strap their hiking boots, they won’t be able to contain their excitement at the thought of a day up in the mountains playing with animals. While parents enjoy the fresh alpine breeze, the little ones will be busy exploring nature through workshops, educational farms and trekking with friendly llamas.

In Trentino, there are many ways you can learn about and from nature. Just think of an activity you always wanted to do with your family, pique your children’s curiosity and discover their interests. Here are some inspiring ideas we selected for you. Let the adventure begin.

Llama Trekking

You can’t help falling in love with llamas: shaggy fur, sweet nature and funny smiles. They also love to walk, so join them: in Trentino, there are many farms where you can get up close with these friendly animals.

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A unique friendship - Piné Cembra

“Befriend a goat” is a unique project that invites families to learn about these good-natured animals, native of Val dei Mocheni. Visit one of the participating farms and get to know the pezzata mòchena goat through workshops such as cheese making, milking and wool-craft.

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Alder Tree Oasis - Val di Sole

A protected oasis clad with alder trees that becomes an interactive outdoor workshop. Come and explore: from one to one with creepy-crawlies to night time adventures in the world of bats.

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Il Masetto di Terragnolo - Rovereto

It’s not a mountain hut, it’s not a restaurant and nor a school but all these things rolled into one. Here, children can learn about nature through cartooning, photography and alpine-based activities immersed in the beautiful landscape of Valle di Terragnolo.

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Malga Brigolina - Trento

A pochi chilometri di curve dalla città, salendo sul monte Bondone ti accorgi che l’aria diventa frizzante e il panorama si allarga, espandendosi su valli e montagne. È qui che si trova la Malga Brigolina, dove puoi avvicinarti agli animali e scoprire i segreti della lavorazione del latte.

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L'essenza del bosco - Val di Non

Mary, at the biological farm L’essenza nel Bosco, shares a very special connection with nature and the ecosystem around her cultivation of remedial plants and herbs. For this reason, she will be the perfect guide to explore the woods and learn the healing powers of nature.

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Leprotto bisestile (March Hare) – Vigolana

This dynamic and creative farm is an ideal place for a family outing perhaps to celebrate your Unbirthday! You may not meet Alice or the Mad Hatter, but you will find many educational activities to fill a day with nature and animals’ encounters.

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Malga Pampeago - Valle di Fiemme

Is there a better way to end a day up in the mountains than a practical workshop that also fills you with emotions? After a taste of delicious homemade bread with butter and jam, you with your children will be waiting for the cows to return from the graze and then join in the practice of milking.

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