Vallée des singes - Saimiri

Best of Nouvelle-Aquitaine wildlife parks

Preserving biodiversity and fostering respect for nature are primary concerns for the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region. As such, a host of parks and reserves invite you to discover a wealth of animal and/or plant species. Enjoy highly-informative, fun-filled encounters with the family or with nature-loving friends.

bison, zoodyssée, parc animalier

1. ZOOYSSÉE: EUROPEAN WILDLIFE PARK

Zoodyssée, located 20 minutes south of Niort and the Marais Poitevin, is a 30 ha park nestling at the heart of Chizé National Forest. Here, it’s European wildlife that invites you into their world… naturally, of course! With around 700 animals and 150 newborns every year, come along and discover wolves, lynx, mouflons, bison as well as marmots, raccoons, otters, porcupines and storks…

A mini farm offers young children the opportunity to spend some time with domesticated animals: after the enchantment, a moment of affection!
www.zoodyssee.fr

vallée des singes, vienne, pays du futuroscope

2. VALLEE DES SINGES: A FUNNY FAMILY

Enjoy a stroll in unspoilt nature at 30 min south of Poitiers and Futuroscope and marvel at the peacefulness, the beautiful landscapes and the species which you will discover. Gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, lemurs as well as gibbons, come and explore the rich world of primates.

Be sure not to miss out on feeding time while you’re there. A wonderful occasion to find out more about these animals and to fill your head with unforgettable memories.
At the mini farm, children will discover hens, goats, ducks and guinea fowls and will be sure to have a thrill of a time.

www.la-vallee-des-singes.fr

parc zoo du reynou, haute-vienne

3. REYNOU ZOO PARK: IMMERSE YOURSELF IN WILDLIFE

Discover the amazement of 100 ha of wildlife, at just 15 minutes south of Limoges. 600 animals, some 130 original species from all continents of the world and century-old trees await you in the grounds of this majestic 19th-century castle. Plan to spend half a day to enjoy the park to the full.
Highly-original: since 2016, the Park has been inviting visitors to spend the night close to the animals in one of its four lodges. Perched at 2.50 m high in your wooden chalet, you’ll be able to contemplate the African plain and enjoy unforgettable moments. Book your stay now on www.parczooreynou.com

loups de chabrières, parc animalier monts de guéret

4. LES LOUPS DE CHABRIERES: JOIN THE WOLF PACK!

The Guéret Mountain wildlife park, in Creuse, is located 1h from Limoges and from Aubusson. Seize this one-of-a-kind opportunity to observe its secret animals in their natural habitat. A unique site in Limousin for young and old alike to discover the special relationship between humans and wolves. Stroll through the woods, enjoy unspoilt nature and a breathtaking vista over the Guéret Mountains. Wonderful encounters making happy memories. Count 3h for a full visit.

Prices: from €7.50

www.loups-chabrieres.com

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