Zoo de La Fleche, La Fleche

4.2
#1 of 179 in Outdoors in Pays de la Loire
Zoo de La Fleche was devised by naturalist Jacques Bouillault in 1946, making it the oldest private park in France. Here, find 150 species spread across 14 hectares (35.6 acres) of land. As a participant of the European Endangered Species Program, this zoo is permitted to display rare animals, such as the white lions of Kruger, South Africa. See spectacles in which intelligent species show off their abilities: macaws play games, parrots talk, sea lions clap, and majestic vultures take off and land on command. Make Zoo de La Fleche a part of your La Fleche vacation plans using our La Fleche visit planning app .
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  • Day between lovers in this zoo. We wanted to go since seeing her on france 4. We went there in October off season and frankly it was the top the animals were at the appointment, staff had more time has give us, and we had the zoo almost as for us. A zoo very well maintained, clean, toilet and garbage everywhere. The animals are loved by their trainers, it shows especially in the sea lion show which is just sublime, it was almost with tears in the eyes. However the self service a little expensive but it was the only restaurant open. We will return it is on!
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  • Very nice, well maintained. A very beautiful animals and many species. Little proximity with animals but this is for their own good be. I enjoyed this place.
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  • Zoo visited in fine rain so many animals not very inclined to be. Despite 'plan' signs everywhere that is still a maze to navigate. The staff loves animals. Sea lions are madly in love with their trainer is a treat to see this communion! The shows are nice. Both diversity and quantity of animals I preferred Beauval, however, this remains a personal opinion. The logged must be nice to stay in contact with bears or other.
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  • Awesome zoo. One of the best I have visited in Europe. The live shows are wonderfully put together. The enclosures are beautifully put together, quite unique compared to what I've seen anywhere else.
  • Great zoo with good displays. Get close to the animals, especially the lemurs, which are loose in one area and may even sit on you. Just don't expect to be able to eat at lunchtime because the queues are huge (over 1 hour) and there are not enough staff to cope.
  • Really great zoo it covers a large area so lots of walking, good selection of food at the restaurant and kiosks and the shows were great, loved the polar bears.
  • While I'm not sure about animals being kept in captivity, if you are going to do it, this appears a model for other zoos. Impressive enclosures, fantastic paths and walkways and good educational talks.
  • Really great fun day out ☺👍

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