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Address: La Boutiniere, 41250 Tour-en-Sologne, France (Formerly A Dos d'Ane)
Phone Number: 33684257169
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Trekking with a donkey, another way to visit the Valley of the Loire...

Trekking with a donkey, another way to visit the Valley of the Loire treasures. Les ânes de Madame 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 30 € per donkey For all ages, children from 2 years old Equipment provided. It's recommended to book your donkey tour.

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My dream of strolling through France with my little boy on a DONKEY came true!

My family are from Australia - but have had the opportunity to live in Belgium for a half a year for part of my husband's job. When I started researching what would be fun to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2016
Amelia R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

My family are from Australia - but have had the opportunity to live in Belgium for a half a year for part of my husband's job. When I started researching what would be fun to experience in Europe that we do not get the opportunity to do in Australia, I came across these donkey hikes and immediately had my heart... More 

Thank Amelia R
Lismore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We had a wonderful trek through the autmun woods in the Loire Valley with Noisette and Ulysses. Our two children (8 and 9) absolutely loved the trek and rated it as one of the top highlights of our month long holiday in France and the UK. The sense of freedom and beauty as we walked along with our new friends... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We did that during our holiday in the Loire and according to our kids this was the best day we had in the Loire valley. I do recommend to take the half day option since 2 hours were not enough for us to enjoy the beautiful forest and the friendly (yet sometimes stubborn, in a funny way) donkeys.

Thank Ilit111
Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Walking with a donkey through the woods seemed to connect us to ancient times, we took a picnic and enjoyed the simple pleasures of life, with no web surfing or game consoles to distract from the deepness that nature offers in abundance. I would highly recommend this excursion. With our two children we shared half a day of just walking... More 

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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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 Les Anes de Madame, 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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
1 review
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.

Thank Anke v
Dublin, Ireland
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55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 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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