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Grand Aquarium de Touraine

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les Hauts Boeufs, 37400 Lussault-sur-Loire, France
+33 2 47 23 44 44
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Awesome surprise in the middle of nowhere!

We opted for the aquarium as th he weather was cold and we had young kids who were reluctant about... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
EstelleInSydney
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Sydney, Australia
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very educational

well worth a visit , great for kids with lots of inter active and educational aspects to the visit... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
dazza69Tipperary
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The Grand Aquarium of Touraine offers a special journey from freshwaters to oceans. Discover our 10 themed exhibition rooms with original and outstanding scenery, with 60 tanks and over 2 million litres of water.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good50%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
6 Sep 2017
“very educational”
25 Aug 2017
“Beautifully done”
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les Hauts Boeufs, 37400 Lussault-sur-Loire, France
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+33 2 47 23 44 44
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We opted for the aquarium as th he weather was cold and we had young kids who were reluctant about visiting castles!! As in best option left and were very positively surprised! We are from Sydney and have travelled in the states, Europe and have...More

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Dear visitor, Thank you for your comment. All the Aquarium staff is pleased to read your words. It's a great pleasure for us to present our daily work to our visitors.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

well worth a visit , great for kids with lots of inter active and educational aspects to the visit . not the biggest aquarium but large enough to pass a few hours if the weather is off.

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear visitor, thank you for your comment. We are pleased to read your enthousiasm, your visit seems to have been a great moment during family time.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Majority of animals in acceptable tanks but a large number with very clear illnesses even to our untrained eyes. Giant catfish were amazing to witness, but information described a like of foliage and plants to hide in. Their tank was bare with nothing to do...More

Thank Alice G
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Often you can rack up at these places and they are not up to much, this however was very different. Very well kept, lots of info in English too. Interactive as much as you could. Wide aisles so everyone could see. Good carpark. Plenty of...More

Thank Claire E
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

From the outside it looks small and maybe not enough to do. You will be pleasantly surprised. There is so much to see and do, including extras for children to touch and see broadening their minds. The carp fish you can touch, so funny, they...More

Thank Wendy G
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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear visitor, Thank you for your pleasant comment about your visit at the Grand Aquarium de Touraine. It's seems to be a great family moment for you. Our aquarium is a place where adults and children can discover The Loire Valley differently as the usual...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2016

We had a pleasant afternoon here whilst staying in the vicinity. There were a wide variety of fish on display, including one of the biggest touching sections I've seen in an aquarium before - very tame and swimming up to your hands. There was a...More

Thank Kevin_Manchester_UK
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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2016

Dear visitor, Thank you for your pleasant comment about your visit at the Grand Aquarium de Touraine. You seems to have spend a nice afternoon with your daughter, we are please to see that our efforts to maintain this place are noticeable.

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

I think that this (any aquarium) is one of the best attraction for babies/toddlers. We took our boy (13 months) to the Zoo but the animals are either well hidden or too far away for him to notice them. But in the aquarium you can...More

Thank Lukas P
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Aline G, Responsable relations publiques at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Dear visitor, Thank you for your comment about The Grand Aquarium de Touraine, you're right when you say that children can have an happy moment in our site. We try to do our best to make this visit a nice family time.

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We thought it was a really lovely aquarium. We'd been promising our children we'd visit a Sea Life aquarium in England but they're always so busy. The Grand Aquarium was really spacious and informative..every sign was translated into English. So many fish to see and...More

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

Dear visitor, thank you for your comment. You and your family seems to have spend a pleasant visit at the Grand Aquarium de Touraine. Situated near Amboise this aquarium show you different kind of fishs. Fishs from the Loire, bu also tropical ones . Adults...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The exhibits themselves were good, and a nice variety of fish. But we left quite disappointed... 49€ for 2 adults, a 10 & 4 year old - and we were out within an hour! An obvious choice for visiting on a wet day, or a...More

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

Dear vistor, thank you for your comment, you have seen 60 aquariums during your visit, the average time to visit is 1h30, depending your rythme, somethimes children are more exciting by the end of the tour (tropical waters and sharks) so you do it faster...Our...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great morning here with our daughters (8&4). Loved seeing the variety of fish and sealife. Well maintained and interesting. Thoroughly recommend.

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Aline G, Responsable relations clients at Grand Aquarium de Touraine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Dear visitor, thank you for your comment, your visit seems to have pleased you, have a nice stay in the Loire Valley . We wish you to see those fishs in Loire.

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