Refuge des tortues Theme Parks in Bessières

Opening hours

Closed

  • Monday 10:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Tuesday 10:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Wednesday 10:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Thursday 10:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Friday 10:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Sunday 10:30 am - 05:00 pm

Opens at 10:30 am

Useful information

Location : In the countryside

Province : Haute Garonne - Toulouse and around

Services

  • Cash
  • Credit card accepted
  • Groups
  • Open all year round
  • Parking
  • open 7/7
  • English
    •  VISIT THIS UNIQUE SITE AND HELP PROTECT THE TURTLES !


      Meet over 1,000 turtles of more than 30 different species.

      Just 20 minutes from Toulouse, the turtles are waiting for you in a green and exotic setting. All the turtles are either abandoned or seized.

      They now live happily in the Refuge's ponds and enclosures, where our nature guides will show you around and share their knowledge of turtles.

      Entertainment, a shaded picnic area, a secure playground, a refreshment bar and a snack bar with home-made and local products, everything is designed to ensure that you have a good time in nature.

      If you're planning a group outing (school, day-care center, adult groups...), remember to book in advance.

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Traveller Reviews Refuge des tortues

4.8 sur 5 647 reviews

  • alwyn alva

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by alwyn alva on 21/04/2024

    Great experience.my children loved the place and the animatrice explaining us did an awesome job.

  • Alwyn Alva

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Alwyn Alva on 05/05/2024

    The turtle refuge was a good learning experience for kids.could be more entertaining for kids.

  • Ralf Schwarte

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Ralf Schwarte on 06/09/2023

    Excellent place. We had a really great tour of the place with a very friendly and knowledgeable guide. Would definitely do again in a heartbeat if I'm back in the areas.

Traveller Reviews Refuge des tortues

5.0 sur 5 23 reviews

  • "Tortoises and turtles from around the world"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Colin T (Castres, France) on 03/07/2019

    The refuge has developed over a period of several years, and from the summer of 2019 it is open to the public on a daily basis. It takes in tortoises and turtles that have been found, abandoned or...

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  • "Ideal for children but interesting for adults too"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by c_lineb364 (L'Union, France) on 01/08/2023

    Interesting guided tour with a friendly guide that my 3 and a half year old daughter also appreciated. Lots of different turtles on land and in the water. Several tips: avoid when it rains even a...

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  • "Ravis de notre visite"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by st_phaniej788 (Cahors, France) on 11/06/2023

    Nous sommes arrivés à 12h tout est à disposition cool, tout pour faire jouer les jeunes enfants. Tout est propre.personnel sympathique. Très heureux de cette visite guidée et ensuite balade libre...

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Refuge des tortues

Address

2920 route de Paulhac
31660 Bessières

GPS coordinates

43° 46'25.21"N, 1° 35'39.13"E

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