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Reserve des Monts d'Azur

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Domaine du Haut Thorenc, 06750 Thorenc, France
+33 4 93 60 00 78
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Could be so much better

We visited in January 2017. We arrived at the park and asked for a room. The reception is outdoors... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
charmingana c
Great family time !

we had booked our 1 hour tour with horse-drawn carriage just the day before and were lucky as it... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
Julia T
The Hague, The Netherlands
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Domaine du Haut Thorenc, 06750 Thorenc, France
+33 4 93 60 00 78
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

We visited in January 2017. We arrived at the park and asked for a room. The reception is outdoors and it was raining and snowy. Too cold to be on the street to rent a room and receive information. They took a photocopy of my...More

1  Thank charmingana c
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

we had booked our 1 hour tour with horse-drawn carriage just the day before and were lucky as it was not too busy. The staff there are very friendly, particularly good guide with a lot of knowledge on the reserve and the animals. Our little...More

Thank Julia T
Reviewed 14 September 2015

This is a 700 hectare animal park that is home to a herd of European Bison, the Mongolian Wild Horse (Przewalski's Horse, Dzungarian Horse, Asian Wild Horse), deer and wild boar, (and a wily little fox). Guided visits (safaris) are in small groups, either walking...More

1  Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 10 September 2014

We found the reserve by accident and had to make a real effort to book for a later date when there was a carriage tour available, but we were so pleased we did. Our French was not up to the standard of the guide's information...More

Thank VerwoodChurchmouse
Reviewed 7 August 2014

OK, forget the big five. You are not going to see elephants, leopards, rhinos and the rest. But have you ever seen a herd of bison or the famous Przewalski horses ? Here you will see them and in ideal conditions. The setting is low...More

2  Thank Perestr0ika
Reviewed 14 January 2014

Our two families visited the farm in early January. The tour is 90 minutes long, which is about 45 minutes too long unless you are REALLY into bisons. To us the tour length looked like a justification for the admission price. But this was more...More

3  Thank N A
632didierz, Responsable relations publiques at Reserve des Monts d'Azur, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2014

Good morning Mr. XXX. I'd like to spear a couple of minutes to reply to your comments regarding your thoughts and your experience in our wonderful place. Before going further into details, I'd just like to remind you that our Reserve is not at all...More

Reviewed 26 August 2013

If you have an interest in getting up close and seeing a Bison and several other animals this is a great tour. We did the walking tour and really enjoyable. I'd recommend it to anyone that has an interest in learning about the natural habitat...More

Thank iamclaire
Reviewed 12 August 2013

At €20 per person, it might be a bit expensive fpr some, but it's well worthwhile whether for kids or adults. I did the tour on foot which is preferable to the carthorse drawn circuit as you get closer to the animals. Along with wild...More

2  Thank roy b
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