Parc Zoologique et Chateau de Thoiry, Thoiry

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Parc Zoologique et Chateau de Thoiry blends a castle, zoo, and botanical garden. The castle itself was originally designed as a solar calendar, with the garden walkways as the hands. Built according to the golden ratio, the castle's design is in harmony with the solar cycles. Outside, you can explore the gardens, which have been fashioned by famous landscapers for centuries, marking the styles of their respective eras. Beech, oak, hornbeam, and chestnut trees all shade the property. The safari park, which must be visited from inside your vehicle, houses about 800 free-roaming exotic animals. Parts of the zoo and botanical gardens have been made accessible by foot. There’s a Komodo dragon exhibit and a lion exhibit, where you can walk among the felines inside a glass tunnel. The Mysterious Island offers an adventure trail on suspended bridges. For Parc Zoologique et Chateau de Thoiry and beyond, use our Thoiry vacation route planner to get the most from your Thoiry vacation.
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  • Nice tour of the Park on foot and by car, all that we had the chance to see beautiful animals really very close. Hippos, rhinos, bears, White Wolves, zebras, lions, snow leopards, lynx. That's impressive. Wow what a beautiful day. Everyone left excited!
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  • A superb one framework towers beauties Zoological Park a Park Drive among the animals a variety of species to have a good time
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  • understand in 2 parts 1 price / African reserve with animals in pens like elephants, giraffes, rhinoceros, hippopotamus) and else in freedom (bears, wolves, deer...) circuit in the car about 45 minutes 2 / visit the park for pedestrians with animals in enclosures with at certain times possibility to attend meals of lions, Tigers... Park met little train to circulate but not always in market
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