Vegetation abounds throughout this wildlife park, which endeavours to protect endangered plants and animals. It contains a 10 hectare botanic garden and is home to approximately 1,000 animals from 150 different species. Visitors can see flora and fauna from all over the world, including exotic plants, flowers, mammals, birds and reptiles. There are more than 200 species in total.
As well as sharing knowledge about the wildlife, one of the park’s goals is to raise awareness about topical environmental issues among visitors during workshops and guided tours.
During the school holidays, there are numerous opportunities for children to get to know the natural world, thanks in part to the park’s summer centre and the associated “Summer at the Wildlife Park” blog. Children can see young animals taking their first steps, learn about various species of animals, and smell different plants and flowers, in an experience that’s both educational and entertaining.
Protecting endangered animals
The Punta Verde Wildlife Park is one of the top facilities of its kind in Europe. It is a member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), which is part of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). It provides high-quality habitats and appropriate diets for the animals, which plays a key part in ensuring that they adapt and reproduce. In addition, the park takes part in the European Endangered Species Programme (EEP).
Where & How
Punta Verde Wildlife Park
Via Scerbanenco 19/1
33054 Lignano Riviera (UD)
Tel. +39 0431 42 87 75
Fax +39 0431 42 70 51
Email: info@parcozoopuntaverde.it
Visit the website for opening times, prices and further information
www.parcozoopuntaverde.it
Services
Café and restaurant
Cash machine
Free dog day care
Toilets, facilities for disabled people and changing tables for babies
Transport cart, wheelchair and pushchair hire
Picnic facilities
Car park
Post box
Play park
How to get to the Punta Verde Wildlife Park
If you’re travelling by car, take the Latisana exit on the Venice-Trieste A4 motorway and follow the SR354 regional road to Lignano (approximately 18 km). At the Lignano roundabout, turn right towards Lignano Riviera and follow the signs for “Parco Zoo Punta Verde” (2.5 km).
If you’re travelling by train, get off at Latisana station and take the direct coach to Lignano, then catch a local bus to the Punta Verde Wildlife Park.



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Fri 29 May 2020
Ultimo's new live project will see its long-awaited date zero in the city of Bibione, the only concert that will see it in the whole Northeast, scheduled for next May 29 at the Stadio Comunale.

An unprecedented public success that of Ultimo, the roman singer-songwriter who, after having sold out months in advance in the stadiums of Florence and Milan, to which is added today the sold out at San Paolo in Naples, announces six new Tour dates for Stadiums 2020.

Tickets for the event will be available online on Ticketone.it from 11.00 on Saturday 21 September and in all Ticketone authorized points of sale from 11.00 on Tuesday 24 September. All info on www.azalea.it. Radio Italia is the official tour radio.
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