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...  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...  more »
  • We had a lovely little afternoon out casually looking at the prehistoric looking creatures. Bigger than expected and we'll maintained (v.clean toilets). We all enjoyed it.
  • Brilliant place to take children to see a wide variety of tortoise & turtles
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