Visits, activites and prices

Visits

All tours around the farm are available in English (guided tours, self-guided visits and Safaris). Booking may be required in advance.

The Baudets du Poitou will share all their secrets with you!

Guided tours

Here, you are welcomed into the world of the Baudets, where you can approach and stroke the donkeys (and foals, depending on the season) and where our guide will explain the protective measures put into place to ensure the conservation of this breed.

Duration : 1 hour

Cost : full price 6 €, concessions 3 €, free for children under 6

Start times may vary according to bookings, so please contact us in advance to confirm the time and day of your intended visit.

Guided tours

Self-guided tours

Take your time discovering the different equine breeds that originate in the Poitou area as well as what goes on behind the scenes at the Nature Centre. Visit the museum and stroll around the outdoor pathways.  There is a fun learning quiz available at the reception for children.

Duration : about 45 minutes

Cost : full price 3 €, concessions 2 €, free for children under 6.

Available every day from April to September, from 10 a.m. – 12 a.m. and from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
By reservation only during off season.

Nature Safaris

An alternative way to explore the Nature Centre : by carriage ! Available by reservation only.

Duration : about 45 minutes

Cost : adults 10 €, 8 € for children aged 4-18, free for children under 4.

Please be aware that our canine friends are not allowed on the tours or other activities (except guide-dogs).

Activities

All activities are available in English.

Booking is required in advance.

Carriage ride

An unusual ride at the leisurely pace of a Poitou draught horse or mule.  You are given the opportunity to explore the farm and its surroundings from a different perspective and at a different tempo, in tune with nature and in time with the horse.

Duration : 30 minutes

Cost: 5 € per person, 10 € for carriage ride and guided tour.

Picnic with a donkey

An original way to travel in harmony with nature and an uncommon companion: a Baudet du Poitou donkey!  He will carry your packed lunch (not provided) whilst you peruse the footpaths on an easily accessible round trip of 3 kilometres, accompanied by a guide.

Duration : 2 hours 30 minutes (from 11.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.)

Cost : 30 € per family/group

Picnic with a donkey

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NEW 2021 : 1h to take care ok the donkeys

In small family groups, spend an hour with our big-eared friends. Grooming, feeding, cuddling … The program will adapt over the course of the meetings.

Calendar: contact us.

Available by reservation only

Cost : € 4 / person, free for children under 4

1h to take care of the donkeys

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