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A Dos d'Ane

La Boutiniere, 41250 Tour-en-Sologne, France
+33 (0)2 54 79 27 30
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Type: Equestrian Trails
Owner description: Trekking with a donkey, another way to visit the Valley of the Loire treasures. A DOS D’ANE offers an original way to discover Tour-en-Sologne and its... more » Owner description: Trekking with a donkey, another way to visit the Valley of the Loire treasures. A DOS D’ANE offers an original way to discover Tour-en-Sologne and its chateaux. Alone, with family or friends, discover the enjoyment of riding at the pace of the donkey. Information Open all the year round Half a day or more 2 to 7 day tours possible Predefined routes according to your needs Tariff from 25 € per donkey For all ages, children from 2 years old Equipment provided « less
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uk
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17 reviews 17 reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Sabrina and her colleague are just Soooo lovely. I highly recommend you take the donkeys for a trek. We took out two donkey with our children 3 and 6. Sabrina was amazing with the kids and spoke great English. We took out tout de tis which Sabrina told us translates to omg . This delighted my 6 yr old and... More

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Adosdane, Propriétaire at A Dos d'Ane, responded to this review

Oh my God ! Thank you for your message. I will not forget the smile of your son when I said : "your donkey called Toutatis, it is a french expression like oh my god" ! And the second donkey call Boutchou. Thanks again for your message and hope to see you again. Regards, Sabrina - A DOS D'ANE More

Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We had a wonderful experience with Sabrina and the donkeys. Our kids (4 & 9) were so excited and loved riding Noisette and Ulysses. It was a fun adventure to head off with a map and the donkeys. Sabrina was excellent at explaining how to handle the donkeys so we felt comfortable on our own...but they were such lovely, gentle... More

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

This was a lovely experience which our two boys -6&4 loved . However as adults this was a very enjoyable time for us leading the kids on donkeys through a beautiful forest.the personalities of the donkeys and what we had to do was explained well by sabrina and everything she told us was true about them.we took the 2 hour... More

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Molagnies
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Totally different from the "usual" donkey ride as you walk unaccompanied with you little one on-board around a lovely pre-defined forestry walk. My daughter loved it, dissolving in giggles every time the very greedy Ulysses dragged me off my chosen path for another little snack. Beware the puddles - they don't like them, which Ulysses demonstrated when he decided to... More

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Our walk with the donkeys was great fun! Our children (two boys, 3 and 5 years old) felt like real "cowboys" (!) and enjoyed it a lot! And so we did. We would love to travel again with the donkeys for a longer period.

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Dublin, Ireland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

myself, my wife and 3 small children were staying locally on holidays from ireland and we were recommended here. Sabrina the lady is an excellent host with great english and we had ulysses the donkey. Great experience and thoroughly enjoyed it, Sabrina is reaaly good with the small kids and has great english, try it for sure its worth every... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We were in the Vallée de la Loire for a couple of days and decided to have a short break from the castles and discover the area differently. I found that place on tripadvisor and it was as good as expected! Don't expect an easy ride on a Donkey with the help of the owner...the donkey becomes your own pet,... More

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Bonjour Merci beaucoup pour votre message et les conseils judicieux que vous m'avez suggéré. Au plaisir de vous revoir, Bon... More

Delfgauw, The Netherlands
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

We booked a 2 hour trip but my brother in law is not so good with maps so we got a bit lost and walked for more than 4 hours on a beautiful sunny (very hot) day. My two daughters (5 and 8) really loved the donkeys Berthe and Noisette. The environment is really lovely and we can recommend this... More

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Our four year old son was beaming from ear to ear. Sabrina and Laurent speak excellent English and the donkeys are loved and expertly care for. Our visit started with grooming the donkey and we received some useful and straight forward instructions and were given an easy to follow map and had the most happy and peaceful walk through the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

We booked an early two hour morning trip. Due to Sat Nav we arrived late (please get directions from Sabrina as obviously more accurate), but this was not a problem and we were warmly welcomed by Sabrina. Next we were introduced to Ulysse a lovely chocolate brown donkey. We gave him a brush which was the first opportunity for my... More

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