Cerza safari park observatories

Lisieux
Normandy
Attractions and places of interest
Zoos and Aquaria

A definite hit with parents and children, there's no need to go to Africa to go on safari with the Cerza safari park eco-friendly lodges! Set beside a serene lake and the beautiful bird sanctuary, the lodges offer fantastic views across the 'Asian Valleys' where you can spot Indian rhinos, antelopes and dwarf kangaroos. As of 2010, new triangular observatory accommodation also overlooks the Siamang gibbons, Indian rhinos, gazelles and antelopes.

Nearby attractions

Set in an orchard, this group of typical Norman buildings includes a press, distillery, wine store, workshop and 16thC manor where you can taste and buy various types of Calvados, cider and pommeau.

Surrounded by water, this medieval château has been miraculously preserved in its original state. Protected by a group of fortifications, the church and wooden farm buildings are re-grouped in the beautiful courtyard.

A stunning combination of rural Normandy style and a manor house, this listed historical monument was built in 1907 by the architect Picherau for Henri de Rothschild who called it the Ferme de Coteau, the hillside farm.

Deauville is famous for horse racing with one of France's largest racehorse training centres and 50% of the winners in French horse races and equestrian sports were born, bred and trained in the region.

Places to visit nearby

Lisieux in Normandy sits at the heart of the beautiful Pays d'Auge countryside and is the second most visited pilgrimage site in France.

Deauville in Normandy is a glamorous town on the Côte Fleurie ('flowery coast'), famous for horse racing and its international cultural festivals.

Trouville in Normandy is both a charming seaside resort and a picturesque fishing village all in one!