The Doué zoo

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The Doué zoo - Tourism in the Maine-et-Loire

Benefiting from a particularly unusual troglodyte setting and dense vegetation, the zoo of Doué-la-Fontaine is home to more than 70 animal species.

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Located in Anjou, in the heart of UNESCO World Heritage, 15 km from Saumur, Bioparc Doue-la-Fontaine is one of the most beautiful parks in Europe, renowned for the quality and originality of its presentation. It houses, in an unusual troglodyte site of 14 hectares of lush vegetation and wild cleverly over 1,000 animals, most of which are endangered species.

Dug into the soft stone of Anjou, Bioparc Doue-la-Fontaine offers animals and visitors a unique cave, marrying lush vegetation and spectacular scenery.

14 ha, more than 1,000 animals, bred here to preserve their species, in your opinion on the disappearance of the wild and the solutions implemented successfully in the field by the team of the zoo.

Not to be missed: the career of giraffes, the great valley of the black rhino, the den of scavengers, the islands of primates, the pool of giant otters in the Amazon and the largest open aviary in Europe with nearly 500 birds of South America!

Unusual for lunches, the restaurant giraffes Camp offers a barbecue or a commitment or traditional African buffet to take in the panoramic terrace above the valley of giraffes in the room or atypical Camp.

Started more than 30 years in the conservation of endangered species, Bioparc Doue-la-Fontaine, life park, is committed in many countries by funding more than 20 Nature Projects. Bioparc can offer a natural and atypical for the comfort of animals and people from around the world.

Bioparc Zoo de Doue, 14-hectare park in a troglodytic
Valley of giraffes (© Chabot)Valley of giraffes (© Chabot)
Leopard Sri Lanka (© PaulEric)Leopard Sri Lanka (© PaulEric)
Lions (© Chabot)Lions (© Chabot)
Giant Otters (© Chabot)Giant Otters (© Chabot)
Spectacled Bear (© M.Bondu)Spectacled Bear (© M.Bondu)
Red Panda (© Bourbon)Red Panda (© Bourbon)
Black Rhinoceros (© Chabot)Black Rhinoceros (© Chabot)
Sumatran Tiger (© Savigny)Sumatran Tiger (© Savigny)
Gibbons to red whiskers (© PaulEric)Gibbons to red whiskers (© PaulEric)


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