Also a must during your stay at Vaux-sur-Mer near Royan, is a visit to the Zoo at La Palmyre. The Zoo in La Palmyre is unique and has a very good national reputation for years. It is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the area. Thousands of animals live together in a pine forest of 18 hectare.
Camping Royan near the Zoo of La Palmyre
Your visit will be loved by all ages, you can spend a lovely day at the Zoo as a couple or with your family or friends. Camping Le Nauzan Beach is ideally located at just a few minutes from the Zoo, La Palmyre at 11km, the fastest route is the D25, or you can take the coastal road and enjoy the scenery.
How to get to the La Palmyre Zoo in Royan from the campsite ?
The Zoo is one of the most beautiful in France and even still, one of the most beautiful of Europe. It is open the whole year round. You will find more than 115 different species and all in a lovely pine forest 18 hectare with more than 1.600 mammals, reptiles and birds, all of 115 different species together. With their policies for the conservation of endangered species, the animals are well cared for and supported in the park. There are about 200 to 300 registered births per year.
La Palmyre, a must-see park during your holidays in Royan
During a walk through the zoo, you will visit the cheetahs, tigers, lions, snow leopards, Asian elephants, giraffes, white rhinos, wildebeest, zebras, impalas, hippos, gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans, gibbons, capuchin monkeys, red pandas , maki catta, wild dogs, wolves, lynx, kangaroos, foxes, ostriches, lions, bears, otters, penguins, flamingos, storks, pelicans, macaws, hornbills, spectacled caimans, green iguanas, boa constrictor, tortoises, anyway too many to mention.
If you are visiting between Easter and All Saints, you can watch the shows with sea lions and parrots, great entertainment for your children.
For further information : www.zoo-palmyre.fr