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A Cupulatta

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Address: Route National 193, 20000 Ucciani, Corsica, France
Phone Number: 04 95 52 82 34
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Fascinating Tortoise / Turtle Sanctuary

Had read about this place in our DK guidebook but decided not to visit as it wrongly stated that it was situated in the hamlet of Carbuccia, which is only accessible by narrow... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2016
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Launceston, United Kingdom
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Launceston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Had read about this place in our DK guidebook but decided not to visit as it wrongly stated that it was situated in the hamlet of Carbuccia, which is only accessible by narrow minor roads. We were therefore delighted on our way south along the N193 from Corté to Ajaccio to discover it is right beside the main road on... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

very nice place for kids and adults. You can see all kinds of turtles, big, small, young old. And you also lear about hteir live and surroundings, where they come from. It is lovely made and worth going. Only the prize is quite high, even kids above 12 pay adult prices (as everywhere in Corsica)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

What a spectacular place. We stayed in St. Florent so it was a 2.5 hour drive away but well worth it. A great selection of tortoises in beautiful surroundings. A nice little shop on the way out too. Very friendly staff. We spent about 3.5 hours there and it could've easily been longer! Nice place to take a picnic too!

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Tolmin, Slovenia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This turtle ZOO is a wonderful place for seeing and exploring turtles. There are so many species of turtles I haven't seen them before. But there is also a nice place to relax and enjoy.

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Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We approached this driving north on the N193 and went straight past it. The signage was not very good or we might have found it easily. Our DK guide book said that it was up in a local village. Having spent nearly two hours driving though winding tiny roads, we gave up for the night and went to a hotel.... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

As a turtle owner and a huge turtle/tortois lover I could not miss this place during my visit to Corse. My only regret was that I could only stay about 1hr because I had to take a taxi there and the driver was waiting for me at the parking lot. Otherwise I could have stayed all day adoring all those... More 

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Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

we visited A Capulatta one afternoon not expecting much. I loved it, i could have stayed and watched he turtles all day. So many different species, a very interesting place to go. All the literature is in French. i thought it was defiantly worth the 10€, as it helps to look after the turtles. you do have to be quite... More 

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Aspatria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2011

Wonderful place, extremely interesting. Does NOT cater for ignorant English visitors. There is a lot of uneven ground and wooden steps and platforms so you need to be fairly mobile. I hope they soon arange an English guide book/information pamphlet. It was the best excursion of our holiday.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2009

We went to visit this centre after we picked up a brochure for it at Cargese's tourism office (much better set than Ajaccio's, surprisingly). The a cupulatta (turtles/tortoises in Corsican) park offers a wide diversity of turtles and some explanations (rather limited in English but very good and detailed explanations are to be found in French). The cute tortoises in... More 

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