The Wood of Quercus and Rocco, the giant Owl
Situated on the Cerreto the Quercus Wood is a thematic route that starts from the entrance of San Pietro in Vincoli and develops on 3 levels to climb up to Rocco, the panoramic giant Owl that will allow tourists to climb on their heads to scrutinize the best the Borgo di Bienno and all the surrounding mountain territory.
A portal introduces in the magical world of the fable that is presented to the visitor in a book supported by a rough coat of rock with three fingers, a first clue that suggests the invitation to the imagination.
Different creatures will appear along the way, some inspired by autochthonous floral species and all made in synergy between artists of the "Borgo" and artisans of Bienno, the works decline the materials principles of the territory wood, stone and iron.
PLEASE NOTE that these art installations are purely decorative, and NOT interactive. The administration does not take responsibility for damages caused by visitors’ misconduct.
The "Bosco di Quercus" and "Rocco, the giant owl" are the projects of Daniela Gambolò & Alberto Dalla Valle Art (Borgo degli artisti Bienno), realized thanks to the collaboration with the Municipality of Bienno, the Bienno Turismo Office, the group CAI of Bienno and the MTB Valcamonica Association.