In the heart of a oak forest, 30 hectares of Mediterranean vegetation, at 5 km from "Salon de Provence" and halfway between Marseille and Avignon. Far from any urban area, the Zoo of "La Barben" offers to go to meet animals from around the world.
Come with your family or friends to discover and rediscover the 600 animals. Rhinos, giraffes, elephants, tigers, reptiles, birds, a total of 120 species will delight you, surprise you and will leave you unforgettable memories.You could take the train to go to the picnic area, allow your children to play on the playground, or enjoy a gourmet break under the exotic snack hut.
Thanks to the meeting with the healers, discover the animal world, the role of zoos and means to protect many endangered species. Zoo of the Barben at 1h from lodges
Then you can finish your day with The Castle of La Barben and its thousand years of History
The Castle, built in the 11th century, was the property of the Good King René in the 15th century and of the Marquis de Forbin from the 15th century and during 5OO years.
Fitted into a recreational castle of the 17th century, it present magnificent French gardens designed by Le Nôtre. the castle of barben nearby too the Barben castle nearby too