At the “Villaggio degli Orsi” (Bear Village) visitors centre located in Stupizza, one can learn how to know the bear and the other great carnivores such as the lynx and the wolf, which inhabit the wildest and most evocative areas of Friuli Venezia Giulia and Slovenia.
In the multimedia room, one can watch videos of the catching of a bear and of the lynx. One exhibition reveals the secrets of the methods used for of research.
From the visitors centre starts the thematic path “Sulle Tracce dell’Orso…e di Altri Abitanti del Bosco” (On the Trail of the Bear … and Other Inhabitants of the Forest), where one can find reconstructions of sites of research and footprints of bears, lynxes and other animals.For smaller children, a play area has been set up which was inspired by the life routines of the bear and the lynx, where the children will be able to imitate their movements. A bear's den is explorable and can be visited in the interior of the visitors centre.