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Bioparc de Doue la Fontaine

#1 of 6 things to do in Doue-la-Fontaine Features Animals
103 rue de Cholet | Doué la fontaine, 49700, Doue-la-Fontaine, France
+33 2 41 59 18 58
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A Zoo like no other!

Fabulous setting in old stone quarries with lots of tunnels and caves. There are almost no visible... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
loiregem
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Saumur, France
Never been to a zoo quite like this

Accessible by local Anjou bus. If you like zoos this is a must see. It's housed in an area with... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Patrick S
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Utah
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“old quarry” (20 reviews)
“picnic area” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 07:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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103 rue de Cholet | Doué la fontaine, 49700, Doue-la-Fontaine, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous setting in old stone quarries with lots of tunnels and caves. There are almost no visible cages, the animals are clearly well-loved and housed in settings as near as possible to their natural environment. Yes, of course they are in captivity, and we'd all...More

Thank loiregem
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Accessible by local Anjou bus. If you like zoos this is a must see. It's housed in an area with lots of limestone so it incorporates what a r e recce r ed to locally as "troglodyte caves". Many species are in residence. Sumatran tigers,...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

great place to visit, animals really well looked after in great spaces , great place for lunch looking over zebras and giraffes , great value loved it

Thank tm40
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A great fun day out! I have been to lots of zoos and it's upsetting to see so many unhappy animals. This bioparc is full of happy animals and every effort is made to make this a fantasy environment for them to live. It was...More

Thank Leyh G
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is how all zoos will be like one day. I've an aversion to zoos always have had since I was a kid mostly because the animals always looks so subdued and depressed. This place however make a real effort to integrate the animals both...More

1  Thank Brudda J
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Bioparc was an amazing experience! I've never been to a zoo where you could get that close to the animals. It's located in an old mine, and the remnants have been incorporated into the animal's enclosures really well. I would really recommend this for...More

1  Thank LaAzuleta
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Bioparc is one of my absolutely favorite zoos and we visit every year. It's worth going just for all the beautiful plants, but of course the animals are the true stars of this show. The enclosures are brilliantly embedded into the landscape (a former...More

1  Thank NSDTRontheroad
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Ok where do I start. We spent 5 hours walking around here getting as close to the animals as is possible, even on a safari you're not as close normally. All the animals are very well cared for and have as much room to roam...More

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We visited the Bioparc with very few expectations but were blown away by the place. The exotic animals and the way they are displayed far exceeds any zoo in our experience. You almost feel that you're on safari because the habitats are so nicely laid-out...More

1  Thank clearyjames
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

While staying in Centre Parcs near by, we wanted to venture out for a day, take a picnic and do something other than activities on site. I had a look at nearby things to do on TripAdvisor and this little beauty came up. What an...More

1  Thank JerseyChristophe
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Mouchoir
Can you walk to the zoo from the town?
10 May 2015|
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Response from Bioparc_Doue | Property representative |
It's better to take a taxi cause it's quite a long way from the down town to the Bioparc. Have a nice visit ! The Bioparc team
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