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Reserve des Monts d'Azur

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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 July 1, 2016
Julia T
The Hague, The Netherlands
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A Fabulous Experience With or Without Your Children

This is a 700 hectare animal park that is home to a herd of European Bison, the Mongolian Wild... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2015
Nancy S
Tucson, Arizona
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29 Aug 2018
“Horrible experience”
6 Apr 2017
“Could be so much better”
Domaine du Haut Thorenc, 06750 Thorenc, France
+33 4 93 60 00 78
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We booked a calèche tour with the expectation to spend a nice time with my family but we had a horrible experience with a male guide which was really prejudiced against everything and everyone! He was making fun of the vegan and vegetarian, saying that...More

2  Thank carladilu
Patrice L, Directeur général at Reserve des Monts d'Azur, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018
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Madame, Vous m'avez averti par mail de cet incident que j'ai condamné avec la plus grande fermeté puisque la personne,...More

Reviewed April 6, 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

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank charmingana c
Reviewed July 1, 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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Julia T
Reviewed September 13, 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

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Nancy S
Reviewed September 10, 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

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed August 7, 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

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Perestr0ika
Reviewed January 13, 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

Date of experience: January 2014
4  Thank N A
632didierz, Responsable relations publiques at Reserve des Monts d'Azur, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 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 August 26, 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

Date of experience: August 2013
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Reviewed August 12, 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

Date of experience: August 2013
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