Leisure and animal parks



"Les Géants du Ciel" in Chauvigny

 

This summer, come to the remains of the Château des Evêques in Chauvigny for an impressive, comical and stunning demonstration of birds in flight coming from all over the world. From Eurasian eagle-owl as well as parrots and Toumaco, see the aerial antics of these amazing birds, feel the rush of the air from their wings as they brush past you and learn more by visiting the aviaries afterwards.  Take also time to visit the medieval city of Chauvigny with its beautiful panoramas.

Open from april to october.

Practical information : have a discount by taking your tickets at the tourist information office.

www.geantsduciel.com

 


"Le Vélo Rail" in Chauvigny

 

Try a unique road to discover the medieval city of Chauvigny. In family or with friends ride the rail-bike on the old railway. During two hours, while riding along viaduct, dry valleys and bridges, discover outstanding landscapes and beautiful panorama.

 

Open from 28th of march to 11th of october.

Phone number : 0033 5 49 88 93 63

www.velorail-chauvigny.fr


"La planète des crocodiles" in Civaux

 

In Civaux, in a 5,000m² zoological and botanic park discover more than 200 crocodilians and 9 species. In carefully recreated habitats, find crocodilians coming from the 5 continents, from China to Louisiana and Africa to Australia. With its luxurious vegetation, enter in a tropical world where the visitor will be definitely disoriented.

 

Event of 2014 : an extremely rare albino alligator arrived at the Planet of crocodilians.

Take time to discover the nursery.

 

Practical information : have a discount by taking your tickets at the tourist information office.

Open all year round.

www.planete-crocodiles.com


"L'île aux serpents" in La Trimouille

 

Completely revamped, discover into the snake island various species of snakes from all around the world. You will find there Mexican green iguana, rainbow boa, anacondas, pythons and also chameleons. This year, a first in Europe, the park houses smooth-skinned species that cannot live in the wild ! Besides snakes, find here mangoostes, suricates as well as others. The snake Island houses 60 species and more than 250 animals.

 

 

Practical information : have a discount by taking your tickets at the tourist information office.

Open until the 11th of november.

www.ileauxserpents.com


"La vallée des singes" à Romagne

 

In a natural and wooded environment of 16 hectares, discover the Monkey Valley. Here, there are no cages or fences. Walk around the park next to 30 monkey’s species or go to feeding times where you have a chance to learn about these primates and go home with some funny stories! The Monkey Valley includes an impressive male gorilla as well as chimpanzees. With 17 African Bonobos, it has the Europe’s largest group of this endangered species, found nowhere else in France. Since its opening, Monkey Valley has seen an impressive number of births, proving that the animals feel at home here.

You can also picnic there or find restaurants.

It is not a coincidence that Monkey Valley became so popular.

 

 

Practical information : have a discount by taking your tickets at the tourist information office.

Open every days including weekends and bank holidays from the 1st of March to the 11th of November.

www.la-vallee-des-singes.fr


"Le Futuroscope" in Poitiers

 

Near Poitiers, in Jaunay-Clan, the video theme park, Le Futuroscope, offers you more than 25 attractions to have fun in differents ways ! Share funny times with strange creatures, be amazed by illusion shows and enjoy the night show. Come and discover all year round numerous animations and shows.

 

Phone number : 0033 5 49 49 30 80

www.futuroscope .com


"Le vieux cormenier" in Champniers

 

Back to the past... let's return to our roots.

In Champniers, on the road to Civray, cross with Paillou, the scarecrow storyteller, eight equipped historic rooms with authentic objects and furniture from the past.

This museum will bring to you the world of a rural French family of the last century to life throughout decorations, odors and special effects. The show is available in English.

 

Open from february to november.

Practical information : have a discount by taking your tickets at the tourist information office.

Phone number : 0033 5 49 47 32 33

www.lecormenier.com


"Parc défi'planète" in Dienné


In Dienné, discover a nature preservation theme park offering interactive educational activities promoting green values. There, a mascot named Petit Sabot explains how we have transformed the planet in the name of progress. With a message of hope and green values, have a fun journey with all your family in a 47 hectares domain with pond and forests.


Phone number : 0033 5 49 45 87 63

www.defiplanet.com