Visit the Naturospace Butterfly House in Honfleur

During your stay at the Hotel Normandy Barrière de Deauville, go for a getaway to the charming town of Honfleur. Besides its museums, artistic heritage and picturesque alleys, the Naturospace is also worth the trip. It is one of the many touristic attractions nearby Deauville. Don’t limit your visit to Deauville; the port of Honfleur also has its own assets...
 
The Naturospace, butterflies, birds and tropical plants
 
Embark on a one-hour visit to this huge butterfly greenhouse. Play with a variety of exotic plants from around the world. Orchids, bougainvillea, palm trees, vanilla, pineapple and other epiphytes give you a first-hand insight into distant tropical forests. In this 82°F environment, thousands of butterflies live comfortably throughout the year. They flutter around in total freedom to the delight of visitors. One hundred species of butterflies and birds from South America, South-East Asia and Africa will keep you company for a total change of scenery.
For foreign visitors, there are tours in English and French.
 
The birth of butterflies
 
Temporary exhibitions are also organized at Naturospace. They allow you to discover the hidden side of this magnificent natural setting, for example the lives of butterfly farmers in Malaysia or Guyana. Do not miss the hatching room, the nursery for these lovely insects. You can attend hatching pupae and the butterflies’ first flight. Made for nature lovers...
 
Le Naturospace d’Honfleur
Boulevard Charles V, 14600 Honfleur
Tel.: 02 31 81 77 00
http://www.naturospace.com
Open daily from February to November from 10:00 am 1:00 pm and from 2:00 to 5:30 pm. From 1 April to 30 September: open daily from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and 2:00 to 7:00 pm.
In July and August, open for individuals daily from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm without interruption