We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Features Animals
Open Now: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (50)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
30 Jul 2018
“Great experience! ”
14 Jun 2018
“Lovely visit!”
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Le Pre - Bellevue, 85100 La Chapelle-Hermier, France
+33 6 11 74 70 19
Reviews (118)
Filter reviews
11 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Our two children enjoyed the 30 minute Donkey Ride. We were left and trusted to take our kids on a well thought out and signed route. Owners really pleasant and it’s only 10Euros. We will go back in the next 5 days as it was...More

Thank Dave A
Jean-François G, Propriétaire at Calins-Ca-Anes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

thank you for this message, see you soon.

Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent morning out. Took a donkey out for a 30 minute ride with our three year old and then had a drink. Excellent place, definitely recommend a visit. Lovely people and great experience!!

Thank Alice S
Jean-François G, Propriétaire at Calins-Ca-Anes, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

thank you for this message, see you soon

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Really friendly owners and minimal messing about required. Just turn up, plonk your kids on really well cared for, docile donkeys and lead them round the well marked out trails. The kids loved it and the walk down to the lake was really lovely.

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We went with our children (6&8) and they each rode a donkey for 30 minutes. Afterwards they went into the woods and found clues of how to draw a donkey, which they enjoyed too. The total cost was a reasonable €22 and the staff were...More

1  Thank 73Tonbridge
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We are staying near Lac Jaunay and read some reviews on TripAdvisor before leaving. Would definitely recommend this place, the lovely lady owner is a natural with children and immediately engaged my 6 year old son who is not even that interested in animals by...More

1  Thank ginan131
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

We have visited twice and the kids 9&7 they love it, people are friendly and you are expected to lead your donkeys around the circuit. They know where there going so can't get lost. After go down to the lake where there is a nice...More

2  Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We took our 2 boys (3 & 5) to see the donkeys and have a ride. We read the reviews before and decided to give it a go. So pleased we did! The very nice lady was so welcoming and superb with children. She immediately...More

2  Thank Feedback777
Reviewed 26 July 2015

The owners are what you can call real donkey lovers and have a great way of sharing this with whoever comes along. 2 €/adult (children free) for a simple visit, 9.5 € for a 30 min tour on donkey.

Thank gogolino
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

We visited Calins-Ca-Anes after reading the few British reviews on the site. All we can say is that we totally agree with everything said. The owner and her family were brilliant with our three year old daughter Sophia, they were warm and engaging and they...More

2  Thank Glesdledstr
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

I came across this wonderful place through searching online for family activities in the Vendee and reading the one English review on here. Our girls are 3 & 5 years old and love nothing more than spending time with cute animals. So this seemed like...More

2  Thank Leigh W
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Les Appartements de Fontenelles
244 reviews
3.46 km away
Castel Camping La Garangeoire
401 reviews
4.20 km away
Camping les Dunes
224 reviews
9.06 km away
Residence Le Clouzy
27 reviews
9.19 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all nearby restaurants
Auberge du Jaunay
156 reviews
.44 km away
Le Balata
116 reviews
3.51 km away
Le Bistrot des Frates
78 reviews
3.59 km away
Le Val D'aure
69 reviews
4.08 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 nearby attractions
Jardin des Olfacties
96 reviews
3.55 km away
Canoe Vendee
12 reviews
3.65 km away
Le Grand Defi
885 reviews
4.82 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Calins-Ca-Anes staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines