The DOUE LA FOINTAINE BIOPARC is a unique zoo. Set in ancient quarries, it is the only troglodytic zoo in the world. On more than 15 hectares, this zoo in Maine-et-Loire is home to more than 1,300 animals, including some rare and endangered species. Ideal for a family day out during your camping holiday in the Loire Valley.
A zoo in a unique setting
What differentiates the Zoo from Doué la Fontaine from other zoos is above all its environment. Located in an old quarry, this zoo enjoys an exceptional troglodytic setting where the rock holds a central place.
More than 130 species
Even with its spectacular setting, it is for its animals that you will take your family to the zoo of Doué la Fontaine. This zoo, which won 2nd place in the diamond Themepark Award in 2020, is home to more than 1,300 animals. Of the 130 species of animals represented, 38 are entering the European breeding programme to ensure their long-term survival. You can admire large mammals such as rhinos or giraffes, felines such as tigers or snow panthers, birds or reptiles. The kids won’t know where to look!
One-day caretaker for your children during your camping trip in the Loire Valley
The zoo of Doué la Fontaine offers different visit options. For 3 hours, VIP tours will take you as close as possible to the animals of the zoo and even participate in feeding some. For your grown-ups (over 16) or even for you, you can also choose to become a day caretaker. For half a day, you will participate in the healers’ missions by standing by their side. A magical memory for animal lovers! So take advantage of your camping holiday in Anjou to take part in these privileged tours.