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La Colline aux Oiseaux, Caen

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Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
A 17 hectare (42 acre) park, La Colline aux Oiseaux opened in 1994 atop a former landfill. The park's elements include a large rose garden, a boxwood maze, and a miniature garden map of Normandy. An animal park features ducks, goats, donkeys, and peacocks. Stroll through the various gardens, and consider bringing a picnic. Use our Caen online trip maker to visit La Colline aux Oiseaux on your trip to Caen, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Beautiful and interesting park. Great for kids. There are some animals to see (goats, cows, ducks and peacocks) I wouldn’t go especially for the animals but they’re a nice bonus! The park has well...  more »
  • We visited on a cold and gloomy day in November, but even then found this to be a delightful park. We spent about 1 1/2 hours there and did not have time to see everything. In addition to the...  more »
  • A very pleasant experience here . A lovely place to discover .
  • A beautiful garden near the Mémorial de Caen museum. There's a large free parking lot nearby. A beautiful place to take a break and go for a walk. There's a restaurant nearby outside the gardens which I have reviewed separately.
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