Educational farm of the Parc de Figuerolles
Martigues - Family recreation
Created in 1989 on the land of the former Domaine Deverville, it allows children to raise awareness of nature and to know the pets of their region.
Animations and demonstrations are organized throughout the year by a warm and passionate team: donkey rides, Easter egg hunt, transhumance week, sheep Shearling, exhibitions, tales and shows, demonstrations of herd dogs (bi-annual).
The communal staff is at your disposal for any information.Guided tours of groups on reservation.
The number of animals on 1 January 2018:
-About 100 poultry (ducks, geese, peaceches, Guinea fowl and hens), 20 sheep, 10 goats, 4 donkeys, 4 horses including 1 draught horse, 2 heifers, 2 miniature pigs, 1 Mule, Guinea pigs, rabbits.
- Public car park
Information provided by OT Martigues
Ferme pédagogique du Parc de Figuerolles
Avenue Du Grand Parc
- 04 42 49 11 42
04 42 45 49 77
Where to stay
3* boutique hotel with a premier location just 3 minutes from the city centre. 31 fully-equipped rooms (1 with disabled access) with unique decoration. Free parking. Arrival possible 24/7 thanks to the automatic key dispenser and credit card payment. Reception open from 6am to 9pm. Meals for…
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Things to do
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Saint Mitre les Remparts
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