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    What to Expect
    Visit: La Foret des Singes, 46500 Rocamadour France

    ‘La Forêt des Singes’ is home to 150 Barbary macaques (also known as Magots). Step inside the reserve and enjoy privileged insight into this fascinating animal society living in conditions similar to the wild. Learn all about the monkeys’ social life as you stroll in their midst.

    FREEDOM!

    The beauty of the setting aside, you will immediately be struck by the well-being of the animals. And how could it be otherwise? After all, at ‘La Forêt des Singes’ the animals are king. Vast areas are provided to ensure the monkeys’ peace and quiet. Their diet is well balanced, they are safe from predators and can roam freely.

    ‘LA FORÊT DES SINGES’, A RESEARCH CENTER.

    Scientists have been studying the social behaviour of the highly evolved Barbary macaque since 1974.Our guides will be happy to share the results of these studies with you and provide you with first hand information.

    COMMITTED TO CONSERVING THE SPECIES

    ‘La Forêt des Singes’ is actively involved in the preservation of the Barbary macaque, a threatened species, by:
    • raising public awareness about the threats to the species
    • reintroducing entire groups to their original habitats
    • sponsoring Barbary macaque conservation associations and conducting ethological research

    A EUROPEAN VENTURE

    ‘La Forêt des Singes’ opened in Rocamadour in 1974. Together with the following 3 parks it forms a group sharing the same concept:
    • La Montagne des Singes (France) founded in 1969,
    • Affenberg Salem (Germany) ) founded in 1976,
    • Trentham Monkey Forest (England) founded in 2005.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    La Forêt des Singes
    Departure Time

    Open everyday from march 24th to november 4th 2018. Also open on november 10th and 11th 2018.

    Opening hours :

    March, april: 10h-12h / 13h-17h30

    May, june: 10h-12h / 13h-18h

    July, august: 9h30 - 18h30

    September (from 1st to 16th): 10h-12h / 13h-17h30

    September (from 17th to 30th):

    • 13h-17h30 from mondays to wednesdays
    • 10h-12h / 13h-17h30  on saturdays and sundays

    October, november:

    • 13h-17h from mondays to wednesdays
    • 10h-12h / 13h-17h  on saturdays, sundays, public holidays and holidays


     The till is closed 45min before the parc closes. Recommended visit duration : 1h30

    Duration
    1h 15m
    Inclusions
    • Parking Fees
    • Entry/Admission - La Foret des Singes
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Park equiped with water misters. Picnic tables and play ground, snack, shop.
    • The popcorn provided at the entrance is the only food allowed in the park.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
    • Dogs are not allowed in the park.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Monkey Jungle ( as we were told it translates to in English ) allows you to not only see Barbary macaques up close but also to actually feed them ! If you try this in Gibraltar they will most likely run off with your bag , here they are so gentle & take a piece of popcorn out of
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    After visiting Rocamadour, we spent around 90 minutes at this forest. The monkeys are tame and you can hand popcorn to them, which they take calmly from your hand. It was lovely to walk amongst them. Plenty of park staff ensure everyone is following the rules. There were lots of
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    It's a privilege to get so closed to this endangered breed of monkeys and to be able to observe them. The rationale for the park - education and breeding to expand the dwindling number left - seems reasonable. You feed the monkeys popcorn which they take with their hands, the
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    Excellent natural setting to see these monkeys. Young children must be well supervised as the monkeys are roaming free. You can hand feed them with the popcorn provided as part of the entrance fee. They are very gentle. The talk re the research etc was informative.
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    • La Foret des Singes
    • Duration: 1h 15m
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    • Languages Offered: English, French
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