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La Foret des Singes

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Address: 46500 Rocamadour, France
Phone Number: +33 5 65 33 62 72
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: La Foret des Singes A magical moment, a unique encounter ! An exciting...
La Foret des Singes A magical moment, a unique encounter ! An exciting walk amongst more than 150 free roaming Barbary Macaques. No bars, no cages to hinder your view. A direct contact with this amazing species. Feeding talks throughout the day.
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Well worth a visiit there are loads of monkeys to feed, and you can observe them just going about there everyday lives sleeping eating playing grooming etc they are very used to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Lechlade, United Kingdom
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Lechlade, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visiit there are loads of monkeys to feed, and you can observe them just going about there everyday lives sleeping eating playing grooming etc they are very used to people so don't run away. We saw lots of all ages including tiny babies. Do talk to the people who look after them they're very knowledgable and give... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Not sure why we did not come here in previous years?!? This is a great way to see monkeys up close. On your way in you get a few handfuls of popcorn (yes, POPCORN) which you can feed the monkeys and they grab it out of your hands. The monkeys are very entertaining to watch and the babies are very... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The park isn't large nevertheless it's certainly worth a visit. The park rangers are always on hand to answer any questions in english if required. The stars of the show are the troop of Babarie monkeys living on the the park which are all very laidback. After the short health & safety speech upon entering the park each visitor is... More 

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perth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I've visited Rocamadour for years and this was the first time I visited the Foret de singes, or Ape forest. It's worth a visit, plenty of Barbary apes, about 15 groups totalling 150 apes. The walk around the forest is easy with plenty of rangers to offer guidance and advice, most speak good English too. There is a presentation every... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Visited here for the first time and was not disappointed by the trip advisor reviews. The tour of the reserve is pretty much self guided although there is a detailed brief on entering the enclosure (compulsory) and an opportunity for an optional brief on the monkeys and feeding within the park at fixed times throughout the day. The visit duration... More 

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Being able to feed the monkeys, watch them close up looking for fleas, young ones playing.Good briefing from keepers. Only drawback was coffee only available from machine.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We spent an entire afternoon here in June 2015. It was one of the highlights of our two weeks spent in the Dordogne. TIP: If you can't get "La Foret Des Singes" on your GPS, and you're coming from Rocamadour, try inputting "Gramat", then follow highway D36, direction Gramat. The park will be on your right, and it is well... More 

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Shrewsbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

I'm always a bit resistant to going to zoos/ farms on holiday as I can do that back home but this was well worth a visit. Beautiful sights of rocamadour in the background lovely walk through the forest and amazing experience feeding the monkeys. I'm glad I read these reviews before we went otherwise we may have run out of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This does exactly what it says on the tin. You receive your handful of popcorn and strict instructions about what you may do. You may not stroke the monkeys or attempt to pick them up. All the same, being able to be so close to them is a treat in itself, which appeals to adults as well as children. Even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

In this monkey park you have the chance to Fred the monkeys with popcorn. Unfortunately they pass you only a hand of at the entry - so distribute it carefully, you cannot recharge in the park. We recommend to join as well the feeding and info session. They share with you (on demand as well in English) some good (surprising)... More 

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Additional Information about La Foret des Singes

Address: 46500 Rocamadour, France
Phone Number: +33 5 65 33 62 72
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Midi-Pyrenees  >  Lot  >  Rocamadour
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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