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Le village des Tortues, Gonfaron

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The 2 hectare (5 acre) Le village des Tortues was established in 1998 to protect the Hermann Tortoise. Today, this village provides shelter for more than 2500 tortoises. You can observe the creatures and explore the tortoise clinics, nurseries, and hatcheries. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Le village des Tortues and many more Gonfaron attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Gonfaron trip builder.
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  • We visited for the first time, we have promised to do it for years but never got around to it. Entry is reasonable at €8 especially as it goes towards protecting the tortoises. Plenty to see and... 
    We visited for the first time, we have promised to do it for years but never got around to it. Entry is reasonable at €8 especially as it goes towards protecting the tortoises. Plenty to see and...  more »
  • Well done explanation of the various species and habitats. From tiny babies hatched recently to old beasties wandering about the pens & poking their heads above water, wondering if the humans had... 
    Well done explanation of the various species and habitats. From tiny babies hatched recently to old beasties wandering about the pens & poking their heads above water, wondering if the humans had...  more »
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  • Lovely place. A lot of turtles to watch and some signs to find out more about the different types. It looks like they are taken really good care of. The caretakes are also really nice and are ready to answer all kinds of questions. There was even a speech held by someone about turtles.
  • Fantastic visit!! Every single person was incredibly friendly and very knowledgeable. The guided visit was particularly worthwhile. My son is autistic with a special interest in tortoises and they made a particular effort for him. We will definitely be back in the future 😊

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