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Les Anes de Madame

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Address: la Boutiniere, 41250 Tour-en-Sologne, France (Formerly A Dos d'Ane)
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+33 2 54 79 27 30
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Trekking with a donkey, another way to visit the Valley of the Loire...

Trekking with a donkey, another way to visit the Valley of the Loire treasures. Les ânes de Madame offers an original way to discover Tour-en-Sologne and its chateaux. Alone, with family or friends, discover the enjoyment of riding at the pace of the donkey. Information Open all the year round Half a day or more 2 to 7 day tours possible Predefined routes according to your needs Tariff from 30 € per donkey For all ages, children from 2 years old Equipment provided. It's recommended to book your donkey tour.

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Lovely walk

Very welcoming and friendly people. They have all sorts of donkeys, with all sorts of characters. For every person a donkey to fit. They give you great advice for how to walk... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Ghent, Belgium
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Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Very welcoming and friendly people. They have all sorts of donkeys, with all sorts of characters. For every person a donkey to fit. They give you great advice for how to walk with a donkey, but also tips as what to do in the neighbourhood (castles, restaurants, walks..) It's an unique experience and children love the animals.. - Nicolas &... More 

Thank rmgln
Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Loved this and the idea. We have a 3yr old and 6yr old, each had their own donkey to avoid arguments. It was nice to be able to go for a walk for a good 3 hours whilst the children were carried. Lovely countryside and nice family time together. Thank you Sabrina (owner) for warm welcome and our donkeys's Justine... More 

Thank swanky1976
lesanesdemadame, Propriétaire at Les Anes de Madame, responded to this review

Hi. I would like to thank you for your message. I would say hello to Justine and Formidable for you. I wish to your children a goodback to-school. Regards, Sabrina More 

Berkel en Rodenrijs, The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Our kids 2 yrs, 2 yrs and 5 yrs had a great time to ride on the back of Ulysee. They loved to guide him with the rope and motivate him to walk. Normally the kids don't like to walk that much but with Ulysee the 2 hours went by very fast. Sabrina is a very friendly person. And don't... More 

Thank marjoleindeleeuw
lesanesdemadame, Propriétaire at Les Anes de Madame, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for your warm message. Ulysse says hello to your children ! Regards Sabrina More 

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Reviewed 4 April 2016

My family are from Australia - but have had the opportunity to live in Belgium for a half a year for part of my husband's job. When I started researching what would be fun to experience in Europe that we do not get the opportunity to do in Australia, I came across these donkey hikes and immediately had my heart... More 

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Lismore, Australia
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

We had a wonderful trek through the autmun woods in the Loire Valley with Noisette and Ulysses. Our two children (8 and 9) absolutely loved the trek and rated it as one of the top highlights of our month long holiday in France and the UK. The sense of freedom and beauty as we walked along with our new friends... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 20 April 2015

We did that during our holiday in the Loire and according to our kids this was the best day we had in the Loire valley. I do recommend to take the half day option since 2 hours were not enough for us to enjoy the beautiful forest and the friendly (yet sometimes stubborn, in a funny way) donkeys.

Thank Ilit111
Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2014

Walking with a donkey through the woods seemed to connect us to ancient times, we took a picnic and enjoyed the simple pleasures of life, with no web surfing or game consoles to distract from the deepness that nature offers in abundance. I would highly recommend this excursion. With our two children we shared half a day of just walking... More 

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Reviewed 19 July 2014

Sabrina and her colleague are just Soooo lovely. I highly recommend you take the donkeys for a trek. We took out two donkey with our children 3 and 6. Sabrina was amazing with the kids and spoke great English. We took out tout de tis which Sabrina told us translates to omg . This delighted my 6 yr old and... More 

1 Thank UkDarcie
Adosdane, Propriétaire at Les Anes de Madame, responded to this review

Oh my God ! Thank you for your message. I will not forget the smile of your son when I said : "your donkey called Toutatis, it is a french expression like oh my god" ! And the second donkey call Boutchou. Thanks again for your message and hope to see you again. Regards, Sabrina - A DOS D'ANE More 

Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

We had a wonderful experience with Sabrina and the donkeys. Our kids (4 & 9) were so excited and loved riding Noisette and Ulysses. It was a fun adventure to head off with a map and the donkeys. Sabrina was excellent at explaining how to handle the donkeys so we felt comfortable on our own...but they were such lovely, gentle... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 September 2013 via mobile

This was a lovely experience which our two boys -6&4 loved . However as adults this was a very enjoyable time for us leading the kids on donkeys through a beautiful forest.the personalities of the donkeys and what we had to do was explained well by sabrina and everything she told us was true about them.we took the 2 hour... More 

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