Zoo de la Flèche claims to be the oldest zoo in France and currently hosts over 1,200 animals from 130 species (including 25 endangered species), originating from five continents and spread over 15 hectares. More than just an entertainment, the zoo aims to protect the animals as well as sensitize and educate visitors to the 21st century challenges our natural environment faces. The zoo offers three different shows: “Marine World”, which features seals, “Lords of the Skies” and its prey birds, as well as the “Parrot Jungle” show.
The zoo is mostly famous for its five epic sleepover safari experiences with polar bears, arctic wolves, lemurs, white tigers, and grizzly bears.
Zoo de la Flèche in located on Le Tertre Rouge street in La Flèche, central France. Opening hours vary throughout the year. Entry costs €21 per adult and €17 per child aged between 3 and 12 years old. The zoo is not accessible by public transit; it can be reached in 45 minutes from nearby Angers via routes A11, D323, and D306. It can also be reached from Le Mans in one hour via routes D323 and D104.