Did you know?
Astronomers from the Višnjan Observatory, along with the participants of the Višnjan School of astronomy, have discovered over 1700 previously unknown celestial bodies to date!?
In this geographic region, we call the Perseids meteor cluster "Falling stars" or „celestial fireflies“. It occurs every year in August and it can last up to several weeks!
Discover the secrets of the summer starry sky on the nights of 10th August with great lectures, telescope viewings and expert help from the Višnjan Observatory, one of the most renowned astronomy institutions in the region. Join us while watching this year’s peak of the Perseid meteor showers.
You can arrive on the beach by foot, car or with the tourist train. Tourist train departs from the Porto of Funtana every hour.