Come and discover this Nature Escapes site, meet its donkeys and their cousins ​​(Poitevin draft horses and Poitevin mules) from their first steps to their various uses (packaging, traction, coupling). Spend an unforgettable day with us!

A bucolic place, on the edge of the forest and a stone's throw from the charming village of Dampierre-sur-Boutonne, this Echappées Nature site plunges you into the world of a typical Saintonge farm and offers you the chance to get closer to the Baudet du Poitou, the oldest breed of donkeys in France. Historical place of the preservation of this emblematic animal, the Asinerie offers fun and educational activities, free and guided tours, hikes with a pack donkey, rides in a team... All this at your own pace, in a space natural and protected 55ha. Don't forget to book your activity!

  • ACCESS
    - by A10 motorway, exit 34 (22 km) or exit 33 (28 km)
    - by RD115 and RD150 4 km from Dampierre-sur-Boutonne
    - by RD 950 (10 km from Aulnay)

    Please note that our dog friends are not accepted on the tour circuit and during activities (excluding assistance dogs and guide dogs for the blind).

    Picnic area.

    2-wheel parking

    Coach parking

    Show room

    Shop

    Toilets

    Groups

    Average length of visit : 45

    Average visit duration for groups : 45

  • Prices

    Free tour :
    Full price: 4 €
    Reduced price: €3 (6-18 years old, job seekers, people with disabilities, students)
    - 6 years old: free (outside the group)
    Group rate (from 10 people): €3
    Guided tour:
    Full price: 6 €
    Reduced price: €4 (6-18 years old, job seekers, people with disabilities, students)
    - 6 years old: free (outside the group)
    Group rate (from 10 people): €4
    Museum space and shop: free entry.

    Method(s) of payment accepted

    Cheque Bank / credit card Cash Vacation check Contactless payment

    Openings

    From 08/01 to 16/02/2024.
    Closed Saturday and Sunday.
    By reservation only.
    From 17/02 to 03/03/2024, daily from 10 a.m. to 18 p.m.
    Closed between 12 p.m. and 14 p.m.
    From 04/03 to 31/03/2024.
    Closed Saturday and Sunday.
    On reservation only.
    From 01 / 04 to 30 / 06
    Open every day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.
    Closed between 12 p.m. and 14 p.m.
    From 01 / 07 to 31 / 08
    Open every day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.
    Closed between 12 p.m. and 14 p.m.
    From 01 / 09 to 30 / 09
    Open every day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.
    Closed between 12 p.m. and 14 p.m.
    From 01/10 to 18/10/2024
    Open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.
    Closed between 12 p.m. and 14 p.m.
    From 19/10 to 03/11/2024
    Open every day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.
    Closed between 12 p.m. and 14 p.m.
    From 06 / 11 to 20 / 12
    Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 18 p.m.
    Closed Saturday and Sunday.
    On reservation only.

    Pet Friendly

    No

    Spoken languages

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