Visit Donkeys Europe

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Visit Donkeys Europe

Search below for wonderful places to visit donkeys in Europe, from donkey sanctuaries and rescue centres to farms and nature reserves.

PLEASE NOTE: Places listed may be open to the public at limited times or by appointment only. Please check before travelling. Happy Donkey Visits!

Links are provided – just click on the name…

Visit Donkeys UK & Ireland

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poland

VISIT DONKEYS in POLAND

Toskania Kociewska
Toskania Kociewska, Poland

Toskania Kociewska Bochlin, Nowe. This beautiful farm promotes a healthy lifestyle through contact with nature and animals and outdoor activities. On family and school visits, children can meet the animals and learn clay modelling, manual skills, vegetarian cooking, bread and cake making and forestry. Educational programmes that help children and adolescents with development. Observing and understanding the principles of breeding and care of animals. 

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austria

VISIT DONKEYS in AUSTRIA

Esel Reich Halltal, Mariazell, Austrian Alps.

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spain

VISIT DONKEYS in SPAIN

Burrolandia Tres Cantos, Madrid.

Donkey Rescue, Spain
Easy Horse Care Rescue, Spain

Easy Horse Care Rescue Rojales, Valenciana. British expats Sue and Rod Weeding moved to Spain in 2001, planning a relaxing retirement but everything changed when they rescued Luceiro, a two-year-old horse found abandoned and in a terrible state. The couple now care for more than 90 horses, ponies and donkeys saved from abuse and neglect, plus a menagerie of other rescued animals. The centre and its extraordinary owners were the subject of a TV documentary in 2014. The centre is open to visitors on the first Sunday of every month. Entry is free and children are welcome. 


El Refugio del Burrito, The Donkey Sanctuary in Spain Fuente de Piedra. Winter opening times are Thursday to Sunday 10am to 4:30 pm. Visitors welcome!


El Paraiso del Burro (Donkey Paradise) Dar acogida y cuidar a burros viejos y ya jubilados. A sanctuary caring for older and retired donkeys just outside of the village of Arobes, near Arriondas in Parres, Asturias. Look out for details of Open Days throughout the year on the website or contact Marleen Verhoef to arrange individual or group visits.


Arobes, Parres Asturias.

Burro Trek, Mare de Deu del Camp Garriguella, Catalonia.

Refugio Ecoburropark
Refugio Ecoburropark, Vall d’Ebo

Refugio Ecoburropark Vall d’Ebo, Alicante, Valencia. Asociación ecoburropark organiza rutas con burras y mulos en el medio rural de la Vall d’Ebo. Refugio ecoburropark te ofrece poder usar el refugio para tu evento, tu aniversario, tu picnic, tu fiesta, desconectar, punto de salida para senderismo, siesta o dormir en el refugio y mucho mas cosas que quieres organizar rodeado de naturaleza, animales (burros, mulos, gallinas, ocas…)

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VISIT DONKEYS in the CANARY ISLANDS

Macronesian Eco Suites Caves Tenerife. Eco Suite Caves are situated on a large farm on the edge of the Anaga rural park, a biosphere reserve that is ideal for any traveller looking for a new experience. Accommodation with pool area and gardens is available for guests. This eco-friendly housing has a contemporary interior with modern amenities. 

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portugal

VISIT DONKEYS in PORTUGAL

Happy Donkeys sanctuary
Project Sanctuary Happy Donkeys

Project Sanctuary Happy Donkeys The Algarve. A non profit project which helps overworked and neglected donkeys. Visitors can spend time with donkeys in beautiful surroundings and observe their natural behaviour. Children can enjoy adventures walking on little paths through the forest to search for the donkeys. Walks for adults and children along rivers and mountains with a herd of free donkeys. Walks of one hour to a full day.

Donkey Tours
Donkey Tours Algarve, Paderne, Albufeira

Donkey Tours Algarve

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Paderne, Albufeira, Guided excursions, rides for children, corporate and team building events and a great location for film, television and photography, amid the breathtaking scenery and originality of the “Quinta de burro”. 


Donkeys and Arts Costa Vicentina.


Donkeymotion Barão São João, West-Algarve.

Reserva de Burros
Reserva de Burros, Sintra

Reserva de Burros Sintra. The Burros Reserve is a private association dedicated to the appreciation and preservation of the donkey, though educational and environmental awareness, cultural and recreational activities and the reproduction of animals. In Tapada D.FernandoII we carry out activities throughout the year, for schools, ATLs, families and companies. We also celebrate birthday parties for children from 4 years old. 

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belgium

VISIT DONKEYS in BELGIUM

Anes et Sens, Asinerie du Pays des Collines Frasnes-lez-Buissenal, Frasnes-lez-Anvaing, Hainaut.


L’Oasis des ânes Dalhem, Liège. The Donkey Oasis was founded by a team of volunteers in January 2005 with the purpose of protecting and preserving the donkey. The sanctuary is open to visitors from 2pm – 5pm on the first Sunday of each month.

Créé en janvier 2005 par un groupe de propriétaires d’ânes, passionnés et bénévoles, notre association a pour but la protection, le bien-être et la sauvegarde de l’âne. 


Anegria Assocation Donkey Shelter Sint-Gillis-Waas.

Mi-La-MiӉnes
Mi-La-MiӉnes

Mi-La-Mi”ânes Educational projects and activities for children, song-walks, storytelling, games, confidence building, motor skills, learning about donkeys and equipement, training courses, help for new donkey owners and walking with donkeys. Special events such as birthdays also catered for.

Aktiv-Esel Liege.

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the-netherlands

VISIT DONKEYS in the NETHERLANDS

Ezelopvangstichting de Grote ezel Boxbergerweg, Olst.

Stichting de Ezelshoeve
Stichting de Ezelshoeve, Baarle – Nassau

Stichting de Ezelshoeve Baarle – Nassau. Openingstijden: maandag t/m zaterdag van 10:00 tot 16:30 uur. BEZOEK OP AFSPRAAK! Foundation Donkey Farm is a shelter for neglected, abused, old and sick donkeys from the Netherlands and Belgium, offering them a safe and loving future and, where possible, new homes. The Foundation also provides information and advice to donkey owners. 

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denmark

VISIT DONKEYS in DENMARK

Fields of Freedom Aarup.

Anja Lausten's Donkeys
Anja Lausten’s Donkeys, Denmark

Anja Lausten is Chairman of the Danish Donkey Breed Society. Check out their Facebook page! Anja lives about 25km from Copenhagen and has seven donkeys. Children can ride and adults are welcome to go for short drives with Anja. Please phone before visiting. Email: laustenanja@gmail.com

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VISIT DONKEYS in SWEDEN

Westlake Farm
Westlake Farm, Sweden

Westlake Donkey Farm Trail riding on American Mammoth Donkeys with Bed and Breakfast in Västansjö – Bollnäs.

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greece

VISIT DONKEYS in GREECE

Corfu Donkey Rescue Liapades, Corfu.

Agia Marina Donkey Rescue
Agia Marina Donkey Rescue, Crete

Agia Marina Donkey Rescue Centre Crete.

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cyprus

VISIT DONKEYS in CYPRUS

The Donkey Sanctuary Limassol.

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Croatia

VISIT DONKEYS in CROATIA

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Donkeys on Hvar Island

Donkeys on Hvar Island Meet Pano, Lily Rose, Penelope, Lula and the other gorgeous donkeys looked after by Jana Appleyard on Hvar Island. Enjoy walks with the donkeys through the village or in nearby woods, or just spend time with them. You can contact Jana via her Facebook page Donkeys are Great.

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Please note: Donkey venues are subject to change. Please check for up-to-date information before travelling. Donkey Time cannot accept any responsibility for bookings made using links on this page. 

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