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Planetarium South Tyrol in Gummer

Lovers of space, planets and the mysteries of infinity, can satisfy some of their desire to learn more about all this, thanks to the Planetarium South Tyrol, a structure that is located in the centre of the village of Gummer in Eggental Valley and offering the chance to admire the infinite universe.

The Planetarium is the only one of its kind in South Tyrol from the summer of 2013 in the Planetarium you can see the universe through the help of five 3D projectors, supported by an excellent sound system. 53 guests, comfortably seated in comfortable chairs, will leave for a trip to explore the cosmos, just as if they were on a spaceship! Will make a magical and exciting journey around the Earth, to discovery planets and others worlds. The property also has two seats reserved for the disabled.

For schools, the Planetarium provides ad hoc performances with specific topics also on request. With a minimum notice of two weeks you can also request an experiment during which you can recreate a real comet.

The first “Starvillage” in Europe

In Karneid astronomy is at home! Here there are the only planetarium and the only astronomical observatory in South Tyrol by which all fans will enjoy and discover the wonders and secrets of the universe and of the Planets.

Those who love nature and hiking, walking can discover the universe, through the so-called “Trail of the Planets”, a path through the woods of Eggental Valley representing the solar system scale The Astronomical Observatory "Max Valier" is the Sun and the beginning of the path, along the way you will meet the information panels that will provide information on the corresponding planet. The trail of 8 km and 200 meters in altitude, is also suitable for families and can be covered in about 3 hours. In winter, the path is not beaten.

Times, prices and reservations Planetarium:

Closed on Monday
Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday *: from 9:00am to 03:30pm
Thursday: from 06:30pm to 08:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: from 10:00am to 07:00pm
* Only for schools or groups with more than 10 people.

Further information:

Tel & Fax: +39 0471 610020