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La Montagne des Singes

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Address: F-67600 Kintzheim, France
Phone Number: +33 3 88 92 11 09
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A visit to "La Montagne des Singes" is a magical moment, a...

A visit to "La Montagne des Singes" is a magical moment, a special encounter, fabulous discoveries, an enchanting environment...Enter the Monkeys' home, let yourself escape into the fascinating world of 200 Barbary Macaques roaming free in 60 acres of beautiful forest.

"La Montagne des Singes" offers thousands of opportunities for you to discover this amazing and highly social primate species: the Barbary Macaque. You will be astonished to see how well you can observe the monkeys exhibiting their natural behaviour, to see how close you can get to them.

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Monkeys Eat Right out of your Hand!

My first experience getting so close to Barbary monkeys and it was great. Took my 4 year old son and 7 year old son with us and they had a blast feeding the monkeys popcorn... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Springfield, Virginia
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Springfield, Virginia
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My first experience getting so close to Barbary monkeys and it was great. Took my 4 year old son and 7 year old son with us and they had a blast feeding the monkeys popcorn (which they give you before you enter) and looking at the monkeys. The whole thing takes about 45 (tops) to walk through but there is... More 

Thank MariWolfe929
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These monkeys will approach you because they wait for you to feed them popcorn. Although unsalted, I'm not sure how healthy it is for monkeys? They said it's a treat for them and their diet is based on actual food, the monkeys did look well just really used to people being all around. All in all it was fun

Thank Mia R
Louhans, France
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190 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This monkey mountain is definitely worth a visit. They help the species of Barbary Apes to survive in Europe and offer a nice, very "close to the animals" visit in a forest. The apes run around freely and can be fed with popcorn, that you are given a handful when entering the parc. At the entry you get security advices,... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

A great couple of hours wandering around a forest getting very close the wildlife. The macaques roam freely. Sitting by the side of the pathways. Sitting on benches. Waiting for passers-by to supply the popcorn to munch. A pleasant way to while away a couple of hours. Put together with La Volerie des aigles for a full morning or afternoon.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This is a great afternoon of fun. The monkies are wandering around and available to feed. However you ONLY feed them park provided popcorn. The monkies are not aggressive like the are at Gibraltar. They've been taught to stay off the path & for the most part they do. They are gentle reaching for the popcorn. Most people only spend... More 

1 Thank retired43
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Traveling with two small kids, we stopped here after sightseeing at Haut-Koenigsbourg. For the kids (5 & 10) this was SO much more exciting and memorable! They got to feed the monkeys by hand and still talk about what that felt like. We learned how these monkeys got saved from extinction and that the reserve helps repopulate them in their... More 

1 Thank ReiseB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This attraction was excellent. The monkey park was fantastic, the monkeys would approach you and eat out of your hand at ease. If you be there at feeding time there is a handler that talks about the monkeys. My kids loved this place, i loved this place it is well worth the drive. food and drinks available onsite and a... More 

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Hartselle, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We took an afternoon to visit this wonderful place and I'm glad we did. The scenery was beautiful, and we were able to walk with the monkeys totally unrestricted. The monkeys approach you with little or no hesitation and you actually get to feed them from your hand. I'm so glad to have had this experience and would have only... More 

Thank Rita4014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

What an interesting place to see, it's not what I expected. Being able to hand feed monkeys and having them literally cross your path as you walk through. My kids loved it, I think they thought it was a bit surreal. The staff were extremely knowledgable and I liked that they approached you to give to interesting info and facts... More 

Thank Michelle G
Pulborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This place is well worth a visit for young - old or just for kids wanting to have fun! The walk with the monkeys is well guided and with plenty of staff to help you along! Feeding the monkeys as we walked was the highlight of our boys holiday! Not too expensive at 9€ per adult!

Thank DaveNelson_UK

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