Lamas and alpacas (South American camelids) are among the oldest domestic animals. Before about 7000 years ago, the inhabitants of the South American Andean regions with the domestication of guanacos and lamas from which the vicuna which later, the alpacas.
The lamas were used because of their size and strong body as a pack animal, however, used the alpacas for their wool production. In South America, both are also suppliers of high quality meat.
Owners and breeders of South American camelids outside of the South American continent to know the various features South American camelids (lamas and alpacas) to use, with the motivation to be a different nature:
- Leisure and hobby
- Agricultural Livestock
- Wool production
Courses, offers and info
The “Prennergut” farm offers lessons in the paddock, walks, taster tours and half day or full day treks. Upon request it is also possible to organise multi-day tours!
- Presentation of the animals and wool processing, on Mondays for adults, from 3 pm to 4.30 pm
- Taster trekking on Wednesdays and Fridays, for families and adults, from 3pm to 5pm
Bookings are accepted until 6 p.m. on the day before.
Further information and booking:
Via Pretzenbergerweg 30 d
39056 Nova Levante (BZ)
Tel. +39 348 339 9430