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Reserve des Monts d'Azur

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Address: Domaine du Haut Thorenc, 06750 Thorenc, France
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+33 4 93 60 00 78

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Great family time !

we had booked our 1 hour tour with horse-drawn carriage just the day before and were lucky as it was not too busy. The staff there are very friendly, particularly good guide with... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
Julia T
The Hague, The Netherlands
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20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in January 2017. We arrived at the park and asked for a room. The reception is outdoors and it was raining and snowy. Too cold to be on the street to rent a room and receive information. They took a photocopy of my credit card back and forth and I find this completely inadmissible. They said that it... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

we had booked our 1 hour tour with horse-drawn carriage just the day before and were lucky as it was not too busy. The staff there are very friendly, particularly good guide with a lot of knowledge on the reserve and the animals. Our little one 3,5 years enjoyed discovering the wild horses, bisons, and deers ! lovely time for... More 

Thank Julia T
Tucson, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This is a 700 hectare animal park that is home to a herd of European Bison, the Mongolian Wild Horse (Przewalski's Horse, Dzungarian Horse, Asian Wild Horse), deer and wild boar, (and a wily little fox). Guided visits (safaris) are in small groups, either walking or by horse-drawn carriage (calèche). We visited in August 2015. The visit started with a... More 

1 Thank Nancy S
Verwood, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014

We found the reserve by accident and had to make a real effort to book for a later date when there was a carriage tour available, but we were so pleased we did. Our French was not up to the standard of the guide's information but we got the gist of most of it and she did bravely offer to... More 

Thank VerwoodChurchmouse
Grasse, France
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2014

OK, forget the big five. You are not going to see elephants, leopards, rhinos and the rest. But have you ever seen a herd of bison or the famous Przewalski horses ? Here you will see them and in ideal conditions. The setting is low alpine, green prairie surrounded by craggy mountains covered in pine forest. This is where other... More 

1 Thank Perestr0ika
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2014

Our two families visited the farm in early January. The tour is 90 minutes long, which is about 45 minutes too long unless you are REALLY into bisons. To us the tour length looked like a justification for the admission price. But this was more or less OK. What ABSOLUTELY disappointed us was how we were treated for lunch. (a)... More 

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632didierz, Responsable relations publiques at Reserve des Monts d'Azur, responded to this review

Good morning Mr. XXX. I'd like to spear a couple of minutes to reply to your comments regarding your thoughts and your experience in our wonderful place. Before going further into details, I'd just like to remind you that our Reserve is not at all a zoo if you haven't noticed. Here people are respectful, peaceful and aware of the... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2013

If you have an interest in getting up close and seeing a Bison and several other animals this is a great tour. We did the walking tour and really enjoyable. I'd recommend it to anyone that has an interest in learning about the natural habitat from several thousand years ago. All the staff here are extremely friendly as well.

Thank iamclaire
Cannes, France
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75 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2013

At €20 per person, it might be a bit expensive fpr some, but it's well worthwhile whether for kids or adults. I did the tour on foot which is preferable to the carthorse drawn circuit as you get closer to the animals. Along with wild boar here is a herd of European bison, Przewalski's wild horses and deer who come... More 

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