photo Gonfaron - tortoise village


Gonfaron - tortoise village


Ouvert tous les jours
• En été : de 9h à 19h
• En hiver : de 9h à 18h

• Adultes : 10€
• Enfants de 5 à 16 ans : 6€
• Gratuit pour les enfants de moins de 5 ans

A votre disposition, une buvette et des tables de pique-nique, des parkings et des aires de jeux à l'intérieur du parc

Located in the middle of the countryside, right next to the Maures Mountains in the Var region, the tortoise village in Gonfaron is a unique place, home to over 2500 tortoises!

The tortoise village is a great day out for the family, and an excellent way to learn more about these reptiles that date back to the time of the dinosaurs. A tour of the village will take you through various spaces, via lanes and shady paths, and past pools for fresh water tortoises, a nursery and tortoise clinic.

Most importantly, you learn about the park’s mission, namely to breed, care for and study tortoises of all types, exotic, native or even rare, such as Hermann’s tortoise, which is greatly threatened and France’s only land tortoise.

General information

Open every day
• Summer: 9.00 to 19.00
• Winter: 9.00 to 18.00

• adults: €8
• children: €5
• free to children under 3 years old

Village facilities include a refreshment area and picnic tables, parking spaces and a playing field.

Tortoise village

Quartier les plaines
83590 Gonfaron
Tel: 04 94 78 26 41


01 Juin 2016 - Amandine

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