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Le Tropique du Papillon

#2 of 9 things to do in Elne Features Animals
RN 114, 66220 Elne, France
+33 4 68 37 83 77
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Butterfly visit

A pleasant butterfly farm worth a visit. A large selection of different varieties which fly around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rosan58
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Visit the Scented Garden

Everyone has mentioned the butterflies however, don't forget to visit the scented garden area... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Hulgirl21
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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RN 114, 66220 Elne, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant butterfly farm worth a visit. A large selection of different varieties which fly around you. Best visited on a cool day as very hot inside

Thank Rosan58
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Everyone has mentioned the butterflies however, don't forget to visit the scented garden area outside. The herbs and shrubs gave off an amazing scent when we visited in August this year.

Thank Hulgirl21
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We came as a family one baking hot afternoon and were delighted by the lovely butterflies as they flap around their private jungle garden. There are seats where you can sit and watch them flying around and often come to sit with you. There's also...More

Thank jbrwilkinson
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Lovely family friendly Butterfly farm and gardens , lots to see and do , pleasant gardens , cafe and bar , and play area If you dont have transport , get a local 1 Euro bus to Elne , it is ashort walk from the...More

Thank Helen40uk
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Really great little butterfly house. They breed lots of exotic butterflies here and have a large walk in aviary that's kept warm, bright and humid. As such, the butterflies have a great habitat with ponds, fruit feeding stations and many tropical plants and trees to...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We saw posters to this and then trusted the previous reviews here before we went. We were really happy to find a beautiful little spot to learn about butterflies and then walk around amongst them! The ones flying around were beautiful!! My 8 month old...More

1  Thank Angelmaz11
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

As an avid gardener & love to spot butterflies thought this might be worth a visit & it was. The tropical species are large. They don't seem a bit shy even landing on your person so you can get a really good look. Glad we...More

1  Thank Jeannette H
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is a real find. On the edge of this lovely little city and just off the main coastal road is this butterfly farm. It is very educational with lots of information about butterflies/catterpillars and the main butterfly enclosure is full of bright vibrant little...More

1  Thank SalisburyTourist
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Small but perfectly formed and really interesting to fill a half day. Nice gardens as well with games for the kids

1  Thank Russell H
Reviewed 29 August 2014

We went here as 2 adults & still enjoyed it! It was not particularly busy when we went & not too hot inside either. There were some really pretty orange/yellow butterflies & some beautiful large blue ones that seemed to just float in the air!...More

1  Thank AnnieM452
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