Reserve Zoologique de Calviac, Calviac-en-Perigord

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For some up-close and personal time with small animals, visit Reserve Zoologique de Calviac. This small zoo on 1.2 hectares (3 acres) features 100 animals from 25 endangered species. You'll walk through the habitats of lemurs, monkeys, foxes, wallabies, mink, and other creatures spread out over four zones. You can go inside the animals' enclosures to see them--but it's recommended that you only look, never touch. The reserve emphasizes the need for conservation and preservation; the entrance fee is used to support their conservation work. Make Reserve Zoologique de Calviac part of your personalized Calviac-en-Perigord itinerary using our Calviac-en-Perigord road trip app .
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  • Nice Zoological reserve where you can see animals more or less well! Nice to be in a shaded space Super! Discovery of some animals and great explanations of a healer!
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  • Great time had in this reserve. The staff is very professional and we thank for their explanations. We are stayed until the evening and we had a chance to see all residents. What is very significant these to go to the closest to them in the pits. Thank you
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  • I brought my then 12 year old son here 7 years ago and he had an amazing day with the free roaming lemur exhibits a highlight. I was back in Sarlat with just my wife, Toni, and we decided to go back f...  more »
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  • Animals in large cages some you can walk through. Bad news is that it is up the side of a mountain
  • Nice little zoo to visit with the kids. Some animals that I'd never before seen in any other zoo. Just make sure to leave you stroller in the car. As this zoo is situated on the side of a hill you'll be working up a sweat if you decide to take it.
  • Really enjoyed our visit a good selection of animals plus with it being on the side of a hill it's a good bit of exercise too will definitely be returning later this year.
  • Very nice little zoo, it has a lot of endangered species.
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