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Dungeon of Eagles

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Beaucens, 65400 Beaucens, France
+33 5 62 97 19 59
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Bird paradise

There are a large selection of birds of prey to see and if you visit in the afternoon at either... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
So sad to see so many birds chained in their dungeon

I was so sad when we walk up the hill to see large birds of prey chained to the ground (chains... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Carly M
via mobile
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An old medieval castle now houses eagles, condors, owls and vultures: this bird reserve offers daily nature shows.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“bird show” (2 reviews)
“prey” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Beaucens, 65400 Beaucens, France
+33 5 62 97 19 59
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

There are a large selection of birds of prey to see and if you visit in the afternoon at either 3.30 or 5.00 there is a splendid display to watch. Entrance costs €14 but is worth it.

Thank boycott146
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I was so sad when we walk up the hill to see large birds of prey chained to the ground (chains around half a meter long) and others in tiny cages within the castle walls. We had to leave straight away. This place truly is...More

1  Thank Carly M
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Owls, falcons, eagles, parakeets, and vultures together in an interactive experience, where this birds fly just above your hair, and some of them can stay at your arm or shoulder. Instructors looks confident and in control at all times. Birds looks in great shape. Enjoyable...More

Thank José Carlos S
Reviewed 19 June 2016

A beautiful setting in the ruins of a castle with a magnificent collection of birds, from birds-of-prey to brightly coloured parrots. We enjoyed the show and were able to interact with the birds. Show times are 3:30 & 5pm everyday during the summer. Well worth...More

Thank Robin G
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This place does bird shows at certain times of the day so be sure to look the times up before you arrive. Set in nice surroundings of a small Chateaux on a hill and a good variety of birds on display, we really enjoyed are...More

Thank TravelD1174
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Beautiful panoramic views from this hill top chateaux. A stunning bird display and interesting chateaux tour.

Thank Clare S
Reviewed 12 October 2015

The show was nice. Some birds are really beautiful and majestic... The site is beautiful, seeing the ruins of the castle and the views of the valley are absolutely breath taking. However, I think the price was a bit too much for what it actually...More

Thank philippe6541
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Had a good time here. The show was a good standard but its all in French which wasn't a problem as you can still enjoy yourself. Towards the end of the show you get to hold and feed some of the birds. All the birds...More

Thank traveltheworld449
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Nice show, in a beautiful setting, lot's of birds and interaction. Not for from Argeles-Gazost and a trip to Hautacam afterwords makes a beautiful day!

Thank Ctemmerman
Reviewed 3 September 2015

brilliant, well worth the visit to see and experience birds up close. Make sure you visit in the afternoon when the show starts.

Thank allypally_8
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