Le village des Tortues, Gonfaron

(3.8/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
The 2 hectare (5 acre) Le village des Tortues was established in 1998 to protect the Hermann Tortoise. Today, this village provides shelter for more than 2500 tortoises. You can observe the creatures and explore the tortoise clinics, nurseries, and hatcheries. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Le village des Tortues by using our Gonfaron itinerary planner.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • A nice place for those who love animals. However do not go in the winter because many turtles Hibernate and you see that those under greenhouses. But a nice visit anyway.
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  • Knowing that our Hermann tortoises are protected. As it is strictly forbidden to have at home! I do not understand that the House of turtles is not better maintained, with shelters... Actually, they have births, they are protected, treated... Okay all people are not respectful of their comforts and risks of their wrong doing. And it takes this kind of place to take care of them (fire, accident, etc.) but very very very disappointed.
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  • Nice family, to do the same with young children! Barely finished, they wanted to do it again! Pity that the snack is not open to this season
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  • This park is more about conservation than it is a park for the family and children: the focus really is on the animals. There is an effort to educate the public with small texts, but this could be improved and updated. Accessibility for disabled people is poor as the focus is not on the visitors but on the animals: the visitors are just a means to get some funding for their conservation work.
  • If you're in the area for a visit. In a nice setting advises by passionate people you can instruct you distracting you... your children will love
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  • Really nice, full of things to see. Well thought out, you little even circulate in stroller
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  • Fantastic, fun place for kids, we learn many things on the turtles. A big bravo and d encouragement for this association and its volunteers.
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  • Very playful, family. Volunteers and professionals working there are very friendly. Don't hesitate to sponsor a turtle or several CAs can help the association which takes care of all that.
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