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A 17 hectare (42 acre) park, La Colline aux Oiseaux opened in 1994 atop a former landfill. The park's elements include a large rose garden, a boxwood maze, and a miniature garden map of Normandy. An animal park features ducks, goats, donkeys, and peacocks. Stroll through the various gardens, and consider bringing a picnic. Use our Caen online trip maker to visit La Colline aux Oiseaux on your trip to Caen, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
La Colline aux Oiseaux Reviews
Beautiful and interesting park. Great for kids. There are some animals to see (goats, cows, ducks and peacocks) I wouldn’t go especially for the animals but they’re a nice bonus! The park has well... more »
We visited on a cold and gloomy day in November, but even then found this to be a delightful park. We spent about 1 1/2 hours there and did not have time to see everything. In addition to the... more »
A very pleasant experience here . A lovely place to discover .
A beautiful garden near the Mémorial de Caen museum. There's a large free parking lot nearby. A beautiful place to take a break and go for a walk. There's a restaurant nearby outside the gardens which I have reviewed separately.
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