Accommodation Parc Animalier Zoo de Beauval

Appart'Hôtel La Roche-Posay - Vienne (86)
Fleur Terres de France


ZooParc de Beauval, located in the Loir-et-Cher region of France, is one of Europe’s most renowned zoos. Founded in 1980 by Françoise Delord, Beauval has become a major centre for wildlife conservation, attracting millions of visitors every year.

History and Development

Beauval Zoo began life as a refuge for wild birds. Over the years, it has grown into a 40-hectare zoological park, home to over 35,000 animals of 800 different species. This huge success is due to the zoo’s ongoing commitment to conservation and education.

photography of a wild bird

Attractions and Exhibitions

Beauval stands out for its innovative facilities and carefully designed natural habitats. Its star attractions include:

  • The Gorilla and Chimpanzee Greenhouse: a spacious habitat for these great apes.
  • The Hippopotamus Reserve: the first of its kind in France, offering an underwater view.
  • The Land of Lions: a vast area for observing lions in an environment close to their natural habitat.
  • The Equatorial Dome: an immersive experience in a tropical ecosystem.
photography of a panda

Conservation Programmes

Conservation Beauval is actively involved in conservation, participating in breeding programmes for endangered species and supporting conservation projects around the world. The zoo is particularly renowned for its efforts to breed the giant panda and the white tiger.

Education and awareness

Zoo de Beauval plays a key role in environmental education. It offers educational programmes for schools, organises guided tours and workshops, and raises public awareness of conservation issues.

Future projects

Beauval continues to innovate and expand. Ambitious projects are underway to improve existing facilities and introduce new species, while continuing to promote conservation and education.

photography of an iguana


The ZooParc de Beauval is an outstanding example of commitment to the preservation of biodiversity. By combining conservation, research and education, it continues to play an essential role in protecting endangered species and raising public awareness of the importance of nature.

photography of a large cat

Plan your stay at the “appart’hôtel la roche posay” and enjoy the unique experience of Beauval zoo.