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Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix

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Address: 57810 Rhodes, France
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+33 3 87 03 92 05
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

Le Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix, créée en 1980 et considéré aujourd'hui...

Le Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix, créée en 1980 et considéré aujourd'hui comme le 1er parc de faune européenne en France, s'étend sur plus de 120 hectares de Nature préservée. Il compte plus de 1500 animaux en semi-liberté issus de 100 espèces différentes : loups, cerfs, lynx, ours etc.

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Wild Fauna of Europe

The concept of this park is to show of the European Fauna and thanks to the huge area it is really beautiful. The animals are displaid among trees and wide grass pasture. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Louise M
Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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56 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The concept of this park is to show of the European Fauna and thanks to the huge area it is really beautiful. The animals are displaid among trees and wide grass pasture. The trail that leed through the parc are sometimes wild and rough, sometimes playful. We espacially enjoyed the different wolf species and the raptors that live around the... More 

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We were there with 15 familie members. Nooked the restaurant and had food. All was ok for the price. Nothing really fine but good food and kids were really happy. Kids happy, mums happy, husbands happy 😉. Good place to discover the region nature and animals.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Visited for a day with young grandchildren. The animals are very well displayed in very large enclosures with long well hidden walkways for viewing. One of the best parks I have visited. Wolf exhibits particularly impressive.

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Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

What a great surprise this park was! Not certain what to expect we visited the animal park and we very much enjoyed it. It is quite different from any other zoo we have seen so far: a lot to see and do, wide setup, well taken care of, creative activities and fun for the adults as well as the 4... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

very nice park, really wild but be prepared to mosquitoes which can ruin your stay if you attract them!

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Reviewed 21 June 2016

I stayed in the park for a night with my family while visiting the Lorraine region of France. We had heard good things prior to the visit, but came away extremely impressed by the park. A few highlights: a) the grounds and facilities are immaculate, it’s obvious the park continuously improves upon itself (35 year old park felt brand new)... More 

Thank Brian K
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

We stayed in the park in a clean and new cabin overlooking the expansive meadow full of caribou and different types of deer. The highlight was the bear habitat. This is a completely different type of experience from a traditional zoo where animals are confined in concrete enclosures. Here there are large lakes and acreage for freedom of movement. The... More 

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Cupertino, California
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

Our family visited Parc Animalier de Sainte-Croix during a two week European adventure. The park was one of the highlights of our trip. The thing that strikes me the most about the park is that the animals seemed so well cared for and actually loved! They are kept in environments that are designed to be close to what they would... More 

Thank mrsslk
1 review
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Had the best time at Parc Animalier de Sainte Croix. The parc is absolutely amazing - unlike anything I've ever seen. Nothing like a zoo - the animals have huge living spaces, as if they're in their natural habitat. My favorites were the bears and the red pandas. The parc is kept immaculately and so perfectly designed - so much... More 

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Nijlen, Belgique
1 review
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We had a great time in the parc. Waking up with the howling of the wolves was amazing. Thanks :) :) :)

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