At 12 km from the campsite, visit the Zoo of Doué La Fontaine, a fun and rewarding outing that will appeal to the whole family!
In an exceptional setting dug in the stone of Anjou, the Zoo of Doué La Fontaine plunges into the fascinating world of wild animals. Browse the various thematic areas (Giraffe camp, Rhino Valley, large South American aviary, Leopard Canyon, Okapi Sanctuary, Aviary-the largest in Europe…) In total these are more than 1000 animals from around the world That we can observe.
The Biopark of Doué-en-Anjou is an inescapable zoological park in the region, created in the years 60 on the site of an ancient quarry for the extraction of shellfish stones.
Its unique framework, in part troglodytic, is of national renown. Located less than 15 minutes from the Flower Campsite des Nobis, the gifted Biopark is not to be missed during your stay. It is one of the most visited sites in the department and has in particular the largest aviary in Europe. Over fifteen hectares, a thousand animals and more than 160 different species can be observed at the Biopark. The park is the initiator of several nature projects and co-ordinates European programmes for endangered species.
Just a few kilometers from Montreuil-Bellay, the BIOPARC has arranged several great universes on its site, some of which are of exceptional scope. The ghosts of the Himalayas, the most recent space, welcomes the discreet fauna of the Himalayan peaks: Ibex Markhor, Snow Panther or Vulture. The South American aviary of the Biopark is the largest in Europe: Built in a quarry, it evokes a Grand Canyon where there are 35 species of birds, among which parrots, flamingos, red ibises and pelicans of Chile. A large European aviary is also present on the site, with a surface of 1200 m2.
It hosts a large colony of bald Ibis. The camp of giraffes, troglodyte, is appreciated by visitors who can participate twice a day in their snack. The Bioparc is the second park of France to host Okapi: It has therefore reserved to this unusual and endearing species an area of African forest of 4000 m2 which also houses about twenty species of birds. The Rhino Valley is a two-hectare area that also includes gazelles and an African farm. The BIOPARC also has a Leopard canyon, an Asian zone and a South American zone. A space is devoted to the particular biotope and the endemic fauna of Madagascar. Reptiles are finally well represented: giant tortoises, boas, anacondas, crocodiles and iguanas can be observed there.
The proximity of your campsite can allow you to spend one or more days at the Doué-en-Anjou biopark. You can enjoy all the animations offered on the site: presentation of the large aviary, the sanctuary of the Okapi and the Tigers of Sumatra, curate of the vultures, snacks of the giraffes, as well as many surprise meetings throughout The year.
To get to the BIOPARC from your campsite in Montreuil, the road is simple: Cross the Thout and take the D761 in direction of Doué-en-Anjou (formerly Doué-la-Fontaine)/ Les Verchers-sur-Layon. After 10 kilometers, take the 5th exit towards Angers/Cholet/Les Verchers-sur-Layon and follow the D960 until the next roundabout. Then take the first exit to the right towards Doué/the Verchers. The Biopark is located on your right.
Bred for the conservation of the species, lions, tigers and gibbons, giant otters and spectacled bears, condors and penguins, questioning the disappearance of certain wildlife species and the solutions proposed and implemented, successfully by the Bioparc .
If you are looking for a holiday rental near Doué-la-Fontaine, please contact the Camping Paradis * * * * les Nobis at 02 41 52 33 66 to know the availability.