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Parc Zoologique et Chateau de Thoiry

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“big cats”(4 reviews)
Thoiry is a rare example of esoteric Renaissance architecture where the sun rises or sets in the central arch following the solstices. Home since 1559 of the Counts of La Panouse, the drawing rooms offer visitors fine family portraits, furniture...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Rue du Pavillon de Montreuil, 78770 Thoiry, France
+33 1 34 87 40 67
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had no interest in the zoo but wanted to visit the chateau, having read about the scientific interests of its first occupant. Alas, there was nothing about this at all, except the statement that one room was oriented according to the sun. (We found...More

Thank Cassini
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We had an amazing visit to this safari zoo that is a mix of drive and walk through sections. There is an incredible array of different types of animals from all over the world, broken down in many sections by global region. There are some...More

Thank David H
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

The best Zoo near Paris. Very animal friendly. Unforgettable experience for the children. Lots interactive spots. You’re surrounded by nature and animals. Lot’s of space for everyone.

Thank Tanya B
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

What a great place for a family to bring a picnic and spend the day. The park is on the grounds of a beautiful castle. There are animals to see as well as zip lining and slides and a safari ride. The animals are up...More

Thank SueInClearwater
Reviewed May 7, 2018

The safari was fun and the park is beautiful. A long walk around the park is also a good way to get some exercise ! There is a great variety of animal species to see. I recommend packing a picnic beforehand though because the eating...More

Thank grogsduignan
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

This zoo is really worth it. If you buy online you can pay a bit cheaper. It’s really good. First the tour with your car and then walking around the zoo. Beautiful wild animals at different time you can watch them being fed. It’s pretty...More

Thank samfett
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

We arrived early in the morning with our tickets booked online. Just to enter the zoo people got confused, queuing and waiting until a staff member came by telling visitors with tickets to just pass the line and go directly to the entrance and scan...More

Thank Silvana D
Parc_de_Thoiry, Responsable relations publiques at Parc Zoologique et Chateau de Thoiry, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Hello Thank you for your message, we appreciate your feedback which helps us in our efforts to continually improve the zoo and gardens. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your day out in Thoiry. We do indeed have a new entrance system to...More

Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

The safari park element was interesting with the zebra and ostriches being very brave and approaching the car looking for a snack. The zoo area will keep the kids entertained although if you want to go through the lion enclosure there is an extra cost.

Thank Robert T
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Been there in a hot summer day but didn't feel the heat as the walking part of the zoo is for he vast majority of he tour under the shades of big trees. The variety of animal presented is quite exceptional from meerkats, red panda,...More

Thank Jaydee30061974
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Flew into Paris really early so was looking for somewhere to bring the kids to spend the day. Came across this place on the internet and it didn't let us down . Followed my Google satnav to find it and just as well as it...More

Thank Kevin B
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July 29, 2018|
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Response from grogsduignan | Reviewed this property |
You can get a train from Versailles Chantiers and then you'll need to get a bus.
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July 22, 2017|
Response from nbussenius | Reviewed this property |
The safari trucks go inside where the cars go plus the lions. Cars don't get to see the lions.
George H
June 12, 2015|
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Response from Thoiry_Zoo_Safari | Property representative |
Hello. From Gare du Nord take Metro Line 4 (Direction 'Montrouge') to 'Montparnasse Bienvenue'. Follow signs to the mainline station of Gare Montparnasse. Where you take a train to next depends on how you want to visit... More