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Le Tropique du Papillon

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Butterflies and nice gardens

Something to go see for a couple of hours, My wife can spend hours looking at Butterflies. They are... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Tim J
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
captivating

We first missed the entrance! There is a bamboo hedge on a car park and you have to go through the... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
coupleenvadroui... o
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Toulouse, France
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Véritable oasis, le Tropique du Papillon est une volière à papillons en liberté, une promenade féerique avec des centaines de papillons d’Asie et d’Amérique du Sud qui naissent et virevoltent autour de vous. Venez assister à la naissance des ces...more
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Rn 114, 66220 Elne, France
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Something to go see for a couple of hours, My wife can spend hours looking at Butterflies. They are enclosed in quite a big enclosure, so you get too see lots of them. In the grounds is a large garden with a bamboo maze and...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We first missed the entrance! There is a bamboo hedge on a car park and you have to go through the hedge (but cars blocked our view so we went passed ^^) It had been rainning earlier so the garden was muddy but we enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

A pleasant butterfly farm worth a visit. A large selection of different varieties which fly around you. Best visited on a cool day as very hot inside

1  Thank Rosan58
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Everyone has mentioned the butterflies however, don't forget to visit the scented garden area outside. The herbs and shrubs gave off an amazing scent when we visited in August this year.

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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We came as a family one baking hot afternoon and were delighted by the lovely butterflies as they flap around their private jungle garden. There are seats where you can sit and watch them flying around and often come to sit with you. There's also...More

Thank jbrwilkinson
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Lovely family friendly Butterfly farm and gardens , lots to see and do , pleasant gardens , cafe and bar , and play area If you dont have transport , get a local 1 Euro bus to Elne , it is ashort walk from the...More

Thank Helen40uk
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Really great little butterfly house. They breed lots of exotic butterflies here and have a large walk in aviary that's kept warm, bright and humid. As such, the butterflies have a great habitat with ponds, fruit feeding stations and many tropical plants and trees to...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We saw posters to this and then trusted the previous reviews here before we went. We were really happy to find a beautiful little spot to learn about butterflies and then walk around amongst them! The ones flying around were beautiful!! My 8 month old...More

1  Thank Angelmaz11
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

As an avid gardener & love to spot butterflies thought this might be worth a visit & it was. The tropical species are large. They don't seem a bit shy even landing on your person so you can get a really good look. Glad we...More

1  Thank Jeannette H
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is a real find. On the edge of this lovely little city and just off the main coastal road is this butterfly farm. It is very educational with lots of information about butterflies/catterpillars and the main butterfly enclosure is full of bright vibrant little...More

1  Thank SalisburyTourist
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