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Dungeon of Eagles

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Address: Beaucens, 65400 Beaucens, France
Phone Number:
+33 5 62 97 19 59
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

An old medieval castle now houses eagles, condors, owls and vultures: this...

An old medieval castle now houses eagles, condors, owls and vultures: this bird reserve offers daily nature shows.

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Owls, falcons, eagles, parakeets, and vultures together in an interactive experience, where this birds fly just above your hair, and some of them can stay at your arm or shoulder... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
José Carlos S
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Owls, falcons, eagles, parakeets, and vultures together in an interactive experience, where this birds fly just above your hair, and some of them can stay at your arm or shoulder. Instructors looks confident and in control at all times. Birds looks in great shape. Enjoyable for all ages (my kids are 6, 5 and 2, even the small one was... More 

Thank José Carlos S
Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

A beautiful setting in the ruins of a castle with a magnificent collection of birds, from birds-of-prey to brightly coloured parrots. We enjoyed the show and were able to interact with the birds. Show times are 3:30 & 5pm everyday during the summer. Well worth a visit if you're in the area.

Thank Robin G
London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This place does bird shows at certain times of the day so be sure to look the times up before you arrive. Set in nice surroundings of a small Chateaux on a hill and a good variety of birds on display, we really enjoyed are visit here. The show itself is impressive and you get a bit of interaction with... More 

Thank TravelD1174
Lasseube, France
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Beautiful panoramic views from this hill top chateaux. A stunning bird display and interesting chateaux tour.

Thank Clare S
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

The show was nice. Some birds are really beautiful and majestic... The site is beautiful, seeing the ruins of the castle and the views of the valley are absolutely breath taking. However, I think the price was a bit too much for what it actually is... I have been once but will not visit again...

Thank philippe6541
United Kingdom
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83 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Had a good time here. The show was a good standard but its all in French which wasn't a problem as you can still enjoy yourself. Towards the end of the show you get to hold and feed some of the birds. All the birds seemed happy which is always important for me. After the show is finished you get... More 

Thank traveltheworld449
Ghent, Belgium
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Nice show, in a beautiful setting, lot's of birds and interaction. Not for from Argeles-Gazost and a trip to Hautacam afterwords makes a beautiful day!

Thank Ctemmerman
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

brilliant, well worth the visit to see and experience birds up close. Make sure you visit in the afternoon when the show starts.

Thank allypally_8
Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

The show is amazing and as the setting is in and on the grounds of an ancient castle it is very impressive. The handlers were great. Not being a French speaker (to my shame) I could not understand but I got the picture! However we were there on a very hot day by the time we had followed the queue... More 

Thank Norbett
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143 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Nice to see all these birds flying, this show is really well put together and I do not understand the negative comments from others Ta contributors : yes birds are enchained when they are not flying but they seem well treated. And they ways come back after they fly, which seems to say they are happy . The show is... More 

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