Falconry an equestrian exhibitions are available through July and August at Le Moulin de la Courade at La Couronne (not far from the Chocolate Making). No reservation is required but you must consult the website at https://equivol.fr/ for the times.
Alternatively a 2.5 hour introductory course on Falconry is available at Le Pont, Lessac. This must be booked in advance at https://equivol.fr/ as places are limited.
If you are an animal lover this park is a MUST SEE – whether you have children or not. Not a fence in sight – streams and rivulets very cleverly separate all species of primate (including humans) where required Continue reading Vallée des singes (Monkey Valley)
This small aquarium is situated in an old underground reservoir in the centre of Limoges. Easy to find by following the ring road. Good selection of marine and freshwater fish from piranhas to shark, and Nemo and Dorey for the kids. Continue reading Limoges Aquarium
A great couple of hours to spend walking around this animal park. The animals are exceptionally friendly and chatty. Great day out for the kids. We used to visit regularly when ours were little. Good use of a cloudy day.
The big lakes of the Haute Charente possess nature reserves and some dedicated bird-watching facilities. Fishing licenses are available from the local offices of tourism (or by arrangement with the owners).
This is a great half-day outing to a zoo with reptiles as well as typical predators (mongoose, meerkat and they also have a family of otters). Closes for lunch, though, so suggest a lunch-over at Montmorillion.