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La Foret des Singes

46500 Rocamadour, France
+33 5 65 33 62 72
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Ranked #5 of 10 Attractions in Rocamadour
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Observatories/ Planetariums
Owner description: 2014 : La Foret des Singes- 40 ans d'emotions ! Une experience unique, un moment inoubliable ! Sur les hauteurs de Rocamadour, venez vous evader le... more » Owner description: 2014 : La Foret des Singes- 40 ans d'emotions ! Une experience unique, un moment inoubliable ! Sur les hauteurs de Rocamadour, venez vous evader le temps d'une surprenante promenade parmi plus de 150 macaques de Barbarie qui vivent en liberte sur 20ha. Vous apprecierez le contact direct avec les singes et les nombreuses possibilites d'observation de cette espece etonnante dans un cadre exceptionnel. Des guides sont a votre ecoute pour repondre a toutes vos questions et vous feront decouvrir les comportements specifiques de cette espece. Des seances de nourrissage ponctuent la journee. Amusez-vous en participant a notre jeu de piste distribue gratuitement a l'entree ! « less
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I will start by saying that my children are 3 and 1. I will then say that my 3 year old absolutely LOVED this afternoon out, so much so that we shall return if we have time before the end of our holiday! The monkeys are a plenty and they are so gentle. When they were taking the popcorn from... More

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Burgess Hill
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12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

There are boundaries which ultimately pen them in but the area within which the monkeys can roam is huge. You are given some popcorn to feed them. Unlike the Gibraltar apes, they don't seem to want to steal anything from you!

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London
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32 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The park works to conserve this threatened species of monkey. The area is similar to their natural habitat of North Africa and the monkeys roam free. We have visited several times and have a few hints. If it is hot the monkeys seem to prefer to find shade rather than come down and take the popcorn offered by visitors so... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Our family visited as part of a day trip to Rocamadour, and we were not disappointed. You are able to move through the forest and sit alongside the monkeys, who seem very relaxed, though Moniteurs were around to supervise. It's a bit pricey as the attraction is just the monkeys, and it takes around an hour to amble around the... More

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We visited with our daughter (31 ) and her partner..It was a real surprise..We had only intended on visiting the sights of Rocamadour..then got sidetracked here.. Very lucky for us..Rocamadour is spectacular but the monkeys were fab.. they feed out of your hand and run free..Up close and personal or what! I would highly recommend a visit to the park... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Visited July 2014 with our six year old. You feed the monkeys with popcorn from your palm. They never batted an eyelid when my daughter screamed her head off right as they took the corn. Walk all around and head for their cave home an near the back of the reserve where all the babies are with mums. Nice to... More

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spain
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I agree with all the reviews written about this park. It is unique in that you can get so close to the monkeys and they are very comfortable being around you. Their is no fencing and it is obvious they ahve a great life and the hábitat is very similiar to where they are from. Excellent learning experience for children.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I've been visiting this area of France for the last 10 years and somehow never knew this place existed. I've visited a few monkey sanctuaries and none have let you get close to the monkeys, let alone feed them - It was a great experience. There was a monkey sitting on the wall at the end of the walk who'd... More

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Moissac, France
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Still love this place. It's wonderful to see the monkeys living more or less naturally & interacting with humans. A very special place. Great to be able to offer them popcorn. They are so gentle & polite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We went here really because our 5 year old daughter wanted to go. However, we all really very much enjoyed it. You can get very close to the monkeys and feed them the popcorn. I was worried that they might be a bit over-playful, but they weren't. They were absolutely gorgeous and so gentle (they take the food out of... More

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