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Parc de Merlet

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2495 Chemin de Merlet, 74310 Les Houches, France
+33 4 50 53 47 89
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Last day in Paradise

Beautiful park with an amazing view ! It was on the last day when we discovered this place so... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Monika Z
via mobile
Excellent animal park to visit with kids or adults!

Great animal park perched high above Les Houches - plenty of animals to see in their natural... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Merdian65
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
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“animal park” (6 reviews)
“steep climb” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
2495 Chemin de Merlet, 74310 Les Houches, France
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+33 4 50 53 47 89
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"animal park"
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"local wildlife"
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"steep climb"
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"wild animals"
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"nice visit"
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"surrounding mountains"
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"few hours"
in 2 reviews
"an amazing view"
in 2 reviews
"mountain goats"
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"value for money"
in 2 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 2 reviews
"small children"
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"nice walk"
in 2 reviews
"marmots"
in 8 reviews
"restaurant"
in 14 reviews
"parking"
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"valley"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park with an amazing view ! It was on the last day when we discovered this place so didn’t have enough time to see everything.

Thank Monika Z
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Great animal park perched high above Les Houches - plenty of animals to see in their natural habitat. Its run by a local family and they have a small concession offering drinks etc. Its really a wonderful visit with kids but also for adults -...More

Thank Merdian65
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

It was a hidden great day out! And when we went to the cafe it had the most incredible views!! Its amazing!!!

Thank Yvonne H
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Really nice area were spend few hours especially with children. Stugs are incredible. Only wired thing is that there are also 2 lamas that are not exactly typical of the area.

1  Thank Matteo M
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We went late in the day (about an hour or so before closing) as it was cooler then. This made parking significantly easier and had the added benefit of there being many animals around and moving. It's a nice walk around the property, cool air,...More

1  Thank Deborah D
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is a natural mountainside with a variety of wildlife roaming the area. The animals are not afraid of visitors and so come very close to you. There are easy and more challenging routes around the park so it's not too challenging , though it...More

Thank Alan H
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Nous sommes arrivés au parc animalier après une heure de marche sous la pluie. Nous avons demandé l'autorisation de rentrer pour aller prendre une boisson chaude et aller au toilette dans le restaurant, malheureusement nous n'avons pas eu le droit - pas très sympa ces...More

Thank mariannecoates68
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We paid 7 euros each to see a chicken and some rabbits. Not impressed. We felt like we had been mugged. Waste of time, waste of money.

Thank Ian E
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Hidden up windy road and very uncommercialised. Various goats llamas etc and marmots...although the weather was appalling when we were there so didn't see them, they were snug sleeping in their massive house. Lovely walks around the park and friendly staff.

Thank HelenStaffs
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Get there early! The parc opens at 10:00 and it is very hard to find parkingspace after 10:30 we found. We parked at parking 1....which is still a very decent walk towards the park entrance! We could leave our dogs in a shelter (lockable with...More

Thank Hjalmar F
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