Brown bear Hana sitting by a pond

BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina is open every day. 
Working hours: 10:00 - 19:00.

get to know our bears
Drone vier of BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina

20 kilometres from prishtina

16 hectares of appropriate habitat for rescued bears

Where are we located?

Bear Sanctuary PRISHTINA 

BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina is a sanctuary in Kosovo that provides special care to rescued and traumatised brown bears. BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina is a project by FOUR PAWS International, the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Our vision is a world where humans treat animals with respect, empathy and understanding.




Get to know our bears while enjoying the walking trail

BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina Educational Activities


Treasure hunt, nature trail and our outdoor classroom

BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina Venue

venues for rent

Conferences, seminars, trainings, birthdays, team gatherings

booking & offers
BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina Restaurant


A vegetarian and vegan menu is offered with a variety of local and traditional dishes



BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina is open every day. 
Working hours: 10:00 - 19:00.


entrance FEEs

November - March:

Adults: € 2.50
Children 4-14 y: € 1.50
Seniors 65+ y: € 1.50
Family ticket (adult):
€ 2.00
Family ticket (children) 
€ 1.50
Pupils: € 1.00
Groups 10+: € 2.00 (pp.)
Children under 4 y: FREE



Mramor, near Badovc Lake
10'000 Prishtina  

BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina Environmental Education Center

Environmental Education Centre

Children and Youth programme at BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina

Children and Youth Programme

Brown bear Gjina

Surprising facts about bears

What to do there

Outdoor activities

● Tour around the Visitors Trail
● A fairy-tale tour on the Nature Trail
● Outdoor exhibition
● Forest class
● Amphitheater
● Selfie corners

Food & drinks, working premises

●  Our restaurant offers food from their vegetarian and local menu
●  Family events and birthdays
●  Conference & meeting rooms for working events: Seminars, Conferences, Trainings.

Free area

● FREE "Treasure Hunt" concept for children
● FREE outdoor playground for children
● FREE zip-line for children
● FREE parking for cars and bicycles

How to get there

By car

BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina is located 20 km from Prishtina, Kosovo.

To reach the sanctuary, take the road from Prishtina to Gjilan (through Graçanica), when you reach at petrol station 'Tempo', turn left onto the road towards the village Mramor, after 100 m on the left of this road you'll see a sign for 'BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina', follow this road towards the sanctuary. 

By taxi

We have a partnership with a local taxi company, "BLUE TAXI"

The price of transport from Prishtina to BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina is €12
If you want taxi to wait during your visit, it costs an extra €5
A return drive, with one hour waiting time, costs €25

Phone numbers: 
+383 44 800 900 (Viber + WhatsApp)
+383 49 800 900 (Viber + WhatsApp)

By bike and walking/hiking

Our sanctuary can be reached by bike or on foot, there are two options:
1. From Prishtina through Grashtica village 24 km
2. From Gërmia Park through hiking & biking trail "BEAR TRAIL" 5.6 km 

By bus

There are two options to reach BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina by bus:

1. Regional daily buses from Prishtina - Gjilan
2. Local bus from Prishtina to Mramor with this schedule: 

Schedule of leaving from Prishtina/bus station Plepat (Monday - Friday): 07:00, 10:30, 12:00, 13:30, 15:30, 17:30, 19:30.
Saturdays & Holidays: 07:15, 10:30, 15:30, 19:15.
Sundays: 10:00, 18:00.

Schedule leaving from Mramor (Monday - Friday): 06:00, 06:40, 08:00, 11:30, 13:00, 14:30, 18:30.
Saturdays and  holidays: 06:30, 08:00, 11:30, 16:30.
Sunday: 9:00, 17:00.


Twenty rescued brown bears live at BEAR SANCTUARY Prishtina. All of them left behind a sad past. Here you can read their stories. 

get to know our 20 bears
Brown bear Pashuk in the snow

Do you have Questions? 

Please contact us