FUIVES IS THE LARGEST CATALAN DONKEY RESERVE
It’s located in Berguedà region, in the municipal borough of Olvan.
Our zoological centre is qualified as protected area of countryside and nature reserve in atypical family’s ancestral house prior to 10th century.
Our aim is spreading the knowledge of this native breed to avoidits extinction since its part of our catalan genetic heritage.
Nowadays our reproductive centre has got the qualification of natural environment class. This means that our visitors will be able to know an unknown breed for many, at close quarters.
With this idea born the zoo of Fuives!
how we have carried out this recovery and preservation of donkeys. We also explain specific features of the breed, for example: natural reproduction, artificial insemination, feeding, physical qualities,…
DURING THE VISIT
you could see donkeys and you’ll know, by using visual media and the ecomuseum, the history of the breed and its exploitation. Furthermore, you will be able to enjoy an exhibition of country tools and a lot of other things!
We also have a picnic area and a small souvenir store.
Schedules, rates and reservations
“OPENING TIMES AND PRICES FOR GUIDED VISITS”
Time of the visit 11am
From 1st July to 15th September, every day.
Rest of the year , Saturdays, Sundays and official holidays.
We recommend you to make the bookings in advance.
Prices: Adults 5€, children 4€, free for children under 3 and “Súper 3” card ( original card is needed)
“OPENING TIMES AND PRICES FOR GROUPS”
Groups: minimum of 30 people (elderly homes, excursionist centre, grouf of friends,…)
The visit takes place the day on request, from Monday to Sunday.
Price: 4€ per person
The visit takes place the day on request from Monday to Friday.
Price : 4€ per student
We have a picnic area and coach and car parking.
Masia Fuives, s/n, 08611 Olvan , Barcelona
Rural environment classroom – schools VISITS
Would you like to come see us with your students and at the same time make the visit a very fun class?
They will be outdoors, many of them have not seen any donkey, they will be able to touch us, they will see how we eat, and with the museum and the audiovisual we will learn lot.
Here we leave you some dossiers addressed to your students in case you want to work them.
Come, cheer up and come with the school to Fuives, you will like it very much.
A kiss from all the little donkeys.