The 10 most beautiful zoo in France


Everyone has not the chance to go on safari or at the other end of the world to see exotic animals. In France, several zoos exist quality, quality that is expressed in the number of species that can be seen, but above all on the conditions of preservation of animals!

The 10 zoos that follow are equally respectful of nature and animal protection they are fun to visit. The 10 best zoos in France:

Zoo Palmyra in Charente-Maritime

Certainly one of the very best zoos in France, the reputation of the Palmyre zoo extends beyond borders. In the pleasant surroundings of the Landes forest, close to beautiful beaches and family resorts, this zoo is a must: lions, giraffes, lions, crocodiles, flamingos, more than 115 species living in blended natural conditions. Several endangered species live in the zoo of the Palmyra rhinoceros, Asian elephant or Ourang-utan of Borneo ...

Read more www.zoo-palmyre.fr

Zoo Parc de Beauval in Loir-et-Cher

One of the largest and most impressive zoos in France, it is also one of the largest in Europe! It gathers alone has more than 6,000 animals, established in different areas such as the African Savanna, Asian or plain different tropical greenhouses. All the classics of wildlife are present, with a few surprises. White tiger, white lion, koala or panda hold the top of the poster

Read more www.zoobeauval.com

The Zoo Amneville Moselle

Not far from Metz, here's a nice zoo, where we see a great variety of animal species come from around the globe. Among the essential steps include the Gorilla's Camp to observe the lives of gorillas, Bay sea lions, polar bears, and rare species such as the Siberian rod and the black panther ... The tropical vivarium is deemed as one of the biggest in Europe!

Read more www.zoo-amneville.com

Thoiry Zoological Park in Yvelines

established since 1968 in the area of ​​Castle Thoiry Thoiry zoological park offers visitors a classic part zoo with pens (lions, tigers, etc ...), a large botanical garden, and more original large spaces where animals live in semi-freedom, which is crossed on foot or by car! A kind of zoological safari if you will, that allows to see the animals evolve in a closer environment of their natural conditions.

Read more www.thoiry.net

The Zoo La Flèche Sarthe

Among the sights to success of the Pays de la Loire, the Zoo de La Fleche is a venerable institution founded in 1946. Today, it brings together a variety of species (about 120) and is involved in programs conservation of endangered animals. Besides observing animals (including wolves, polar bears, hippos ...), the zoo offers many quality performances: sailors with sea lions, air with vultures, macaws with surprising ...

Read more www.zoo-la-fleche.com

The Zoo CERZA Calvados

CERZA Center for Study and Zoological Reproduction Augeron ... we are not far from Lisieux, in Normandy countryside. On 60 hectares CERZA brings together over 1,000 animals living in semi-freedom. The visit is carried out through two walking tours, one devoted to African animals, other wildlife around the world, complemented by a circuit safari train to take pictures and the tropical area dedicated to the amphibians and reptiles ...

Read more www.cerza.com

The Valley of the Monkeys in Vienna

Unlike previous zoos, the Valley of the Monkeys, as its name suggests, focuses exclusively on primates. A tour that promises to be exciting: the different species of apes evolving each on a green island, which are absent barriers and fences. A much better way to observe the impressive gorillas, chimpanzees, mandrills and bonobos.

Read more www.la-vallee-des-singes.fr

Bioparc - Zoo de Doue in the Maine-et-Loire

Doue La Fontaine is located not far from Saumur in the Loire Valley. The science park consists of many animal species, but surprising as much for its troglodyte site combining lush vegetation in the rock caves and ancient quarries. A hundred species are present, and the Zoo Doue emphasizes the preservation of endangered species, including the black rhino and the snow leopard.

Read more www.bioparc-zoo.fr

Frejus Zoological Park in the Var

In Fréjus, bathed in a pleasant climate, Frejus Zoological Park is home to nearly 600 animals from five continents. Mammals, reptiles, birds, we have a classic among zoos: lions, tigers, antelopes, monkeys, ostriches, turtles, snakes ... this little world to explore on foot by the turn the zoo.

Read more zoo-frejus.com

Crocodile Farm in Drôme

It ends with another zoo specializing in reptiles this time. Crocodile Farm therefore includes a wide assortment of crocodilian species of all sizes and weights: the massive Nile crocodile, the black caiman, the Gharial of the Ganges ... in all, more than 300 crocodiles to watch (but also some beautiful turtles are Galapagos) on this farm, which also serves as a scientific research.

Read more www.lafermeauxcrocodiles.com