Let yourself be seduced by Doué-la-Fontaine and its region

The Bioparc animal park in Doué-la-Fontaine

 Length of visit: From 3 hours to a whole day

The Bioparc is unique in the world due to its troglodytic setting in former shelly-sand quarries covering 34 acres with over a 1000 animals!

 

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Roseraie Foullon

Free entrance
Length of visit : 30 mn
This superb public garden set in Château Foullon park boasts over 400 rose plant varieties.

Route de Soulanger - 49700 Doué la Fontaine

Les chemins de la Rose

Boutique: a 1h30 to 2-hour visit

A magnificent park of 4 ha planted with over 16000 rosebushes, perennials, clematis and water lilies.

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Troglodytes & Sarcophagi

Length of visit: 1h15

Fun and participative guided tour enabling you to discover former shelters against Viking invaders, a troglodytic farm, medieval underground life and the mystery of the largest sarcophagi quarries in Europe. 

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La Rose Bleue

An educational stroll in the truly unusual setting of troglodytes  with the adventure of La Rose Bleue and its underground art gallery. You will find out about the ceramist potter’s trade, the alchemy of colours and the secrets of clay…

 

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Tourist Office

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From above, from below, everything is to be discovered

 

Just on the outskirts of the Loire-Anjou-Touraine Natural Regional Park, discover a wealth of natural and cultural sites in Doué la Fontaine and its area.

 

Go and meet the underground world, silent and mysterious, a troglodytic universe to be discovered.

 

As the Number 1 producer of rosebushes in Europe, Doué la Fontaine offers you to look on the bright side of life, “voir la vie en rose as we say in French when you stroll through its magnificent rose gardens !

 

With friends or family there is no shortage of things to do : walks through the vineyards, bike or horse rides, museum visits, the unmissable Bioparc, this spectacular zoo unique in Europe due to its semi-troglodytic setting.