The Village of the Turtles

A Gonfaron, in Provence, in a natural and unspoiled, the Village of the turtles is a place where you study, you welcome and protect the turtles, especially the Hermann’s breed, endangered species in France.

In a wonderful landscape, with a vegetation of oak, chestnut and lavender, are accepted about 2,500 turtles, which are kept, bred and released into nature.

The path winds through walkways and shady paths, which will take you to discover the exotic, aquatic and prehistoric turtles. Since 2000, in fact, an audiovisual journey will make you rediscover the turtles become extinct and the era of the dinosaurs.

To reach Gonfaron and the turtle village, via the A8 motorway, take the exit Toulon-Le Luc and proceed towards Toulon. At Gonfaron exit, proceed to Les Mayons.

Open year round from 09 to 19 in summer and from 09 to 18 in winter

Quartier Les Planes
83590 Gonfaron
Tel :. 0033 4 94 78 26 41

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