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Arche de la Nature, Le Mans

4.6
#2 of 6 in Parks in Sarthe
Wildlife Area Nature / Park
Peaceable communion with nature at Arche de la Nature will give you an appreciation of the refined natural settings of the French countryside. The Arche de la Nature is a natural habitat and park designed to bring the ingenuity of human in harmony with the innovation of nature, by providing visitors with themed gardens that both educate and aesthetically please. At the water house you’ll see aquariums and waterworks that showcase life in the river and out, while the Nature Ark is a petting zoo that teaches children about caring for domesticated animals. The forest house will lead you on trails through thick, green brush, tall trees, and the cool ferns that populate the ground. The most popular attraction is a seven meter long, two meter high fresco made of natural materials, such as flowers and local plant life. This fresco follows the plants natural life cycles and is refurbished every season. See Arche de la Nature and all Le Mans has to offer by arranging your trip with our Le Mans vacation trip planner.
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  • a very beautiful and very big Park well arranged for nature lovers. ideal for the legs and eyes.
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  • being in contact with nature. This place offers you the opportunity to wander between animals and forest. You can breathe pure air and listen to the birds while being close to the city.
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  • The Ark of nature is a beautiful place that allows to make long ride for anyone who wants to see everything or water of the prairie House, etc. We love coming there at various events to theme that allows you to discover or rediscover certain products.
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  • The place to be for running !
  • Wide natural space open to all public, representative of the landscapes of the Sarthe. Meeting place with nature for young and old. Possibility to visit the House of the water and the forest, the home of the Prairie with an educational farm. Opportunity to enjoy sports fields and Plains game. All throughout the year, themes on nature, animals and gastronomy are offered. Feel - free to visit this wonderful place! VILLIERS Isabelle
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  • An unmissable appointment several times a week to the ATV Cross playgrounds for my son... 4 courses for 4 levels of difficulty 👍👍👍 in a comprehensive manner the Ark of nature lack of benches and especially benches placed in shady locations... We always think about people with disabilities everywhere, but although it is not recognized as a disability, the Sun allergy is a real to enjoy nature...
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  • With our high taxes, the city of le Mans to makes these Woods appreciated very pleasant place of the Manceaux.
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  • Superb natural space combining wood, meadow and water. Wild and farm animals.
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