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Insectarium de Lizio

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Loved this place

Slightly disconcerted to find no signs to the Insectarium when we entered this tiny village, and we... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Leeds, United Kingdom
Really interesting and friendly place

We visited on a slightly cooler summer day. The place is fascinating and the owners are welcoming... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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“butterflies”(2 reviews)
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5 rue du Stade | Centre Bourg, 56460 Lizio, France
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Slightly disconcerted to find no signs to the Insectarium when we entered this tiny village, and we wondered whether it had closed, but no! It was a lovely place to spend a morning with our 8, 9 and 11 year olds (though we parents enjoyed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We visited on a slightly cooler summer day. The place is fascinating and the owners are welcoming and keen to share their knowledge. For example, showing how a scorpion glows under UV light or how old queen ants can live (20 years apparently). The butterfly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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sophie2310, Gérant at Insectarium de Lizio, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you !

Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

This is a real gem. Beautifully laid out, informative displays with loads of well cared for exhibits and friendly, knowledgeable staff. Kids loved it and adults found it really interesting too. Beautiful butterfly garden attached and places to picnic.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Liz47936
Reviewed November 2, 2015

Fabulous place. We visited here with friends and their daughter. Wow what a collection there was. The place is not overly big but they had insects and bugs of all kinds and literally dozens and dozens of them. From beetles to lizards, moths to butterflies,...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Christine R
Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Having holidayed in lizio and driven past the insectarium for years, a rainy day with a 21 month old seemed like the perfect excuse to venture in.... And what a treat, resulting gasps of 'wow' and imitating the lizards flicking tongue as well as cries...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Chris P
Reviewed August 2, 2015

In a normal looking house in a tiny village there lurks a wonderful collection of creepy crawlies curated by some excellent and enthusiastic staff.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Charles M
Reviewed April 15, 2013

Small place but the owner is a very engaging. We spent 2 hours there and enjoyed it a lot. Worth a visit if you are nearby but not one of those you would a large detour for.

Date of experience: April 2013
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