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.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

A Cupulatta

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: route Nationale 193, 20000 Ucciani, Corsica, France
Phone Number: +33 4 95 52 82 34
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 196 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Tortoise Time

We went to the tortoise sanctuary, as a tour with P & O cruises on the Oceana. The itinerary stated there were over 130 different species, although a map of Ajaccio stated there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 October 2016
tonyb16
,
Maidstone
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

196 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 13: English reviews
Maidstone
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We went to the tortoise sanctuary, as a tour with P & O cruises on the Oceana. The itinerary stated there were over 130 different species, although a map of Ajaccio stated there were over 300 species. Our tour was to last a total of 3.75 hours from the port, including also a hours visit to Porticco. We assumed P... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank tonyb16
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
68 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This place is a bit out of the way but good value. I think you would not spend more than a couple of hours here. There are a huge range of different species here and some information given in English. Good for children. Entrance was about €12 per person.

Helpful?
Thank paulac32
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Very interesting not only for children, also adults can be amused by this place. A lot of turtles from around the world. Even from Galapagos and Seychelles ! What i liked the most was the turtle nursery and "obstetrics ward" where i saw turtle coming out from an egg!!! AMAZING!!! (+)nice and friendly staff (+)some "showers" for the visitors (great... More 

Helpful?
Thank Myca M
Calvi, France
Level Contributor
35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Spent around one hour and a half there. It is more impressive than the flyer tells you,you get to see a lot of turtles and there are some very impressive specimens. There is also a nice area at the entrance where you can get something to eat or drink.

Helpful?
Thank Alexandra Elena T
Launceston, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Had read about this place in our DK guidebook but decided not to visit as it wrongly stated that it was situated in the hamlet of Carbuccia, which is only accessible by narrow minor roads. We were therefore delighted on our way south along the N193 from Corté to Ajaccio to discover it is right beside the main road on... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank moseyingabout
Stuttgart, Germany
Level Contributor
23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

very nice place for kids and adults. You can see all kinds of turtles, big, small, young old. And you also lear about hteir live and surroundings, where they come from. It is lovely made and worth going. Only the prize is quite high, even kids above 12 pay adult prices (as everywhere in Corsica)

Helpful?
1 Thank thomas20150909
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

What a spectacular place. We stayed in St. Florent so it was a 2.5 hour drive away but well worth it. A great selection of tortoises in beautiful surroundings. A nice little shop on the way out too. Very friendly staff. We spent about 3.5 hours there and it could've easily been longer! Nice place to take a picnic too!

Helpful?
1 Thank Sianny1985
Tolmin, Slovenia
Level Contributor
568 reviews
360 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

This turtle ZOO is a wonderful place for seeing and exploring turtles. There are so many species of turtles I haven't seen them before. But there is also a nice place to relax and enjoy.

Helpful?
1 Thank Soccca
Swannanoa, North Carolina
Level Contributor
133 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

We approached this driving north on the N193 and went straight past it. The signage was not very good or we might have found it easily. Our DK guide book said that it was up in a local village. Having spent nearly two hours driving though winding tiny roads, we gave up for the night and went to a hotel.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Paul E
St. Petersburg, Florida
Level Contributor
203 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2013

As a turtle owner and a huge turtle/tortois lover I could not miss this place during my visit to Corse. My only regret was that I could only stay about 1hr because I had to take a taxi there and the driver was waiting for me at the parking lot. Otherwise I could have stayed all day adoring all those... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank sydneytheturtle

Travellers who viewed A Cupulatta also viewed

 
Porto-Vecchio, Corse-du-Sud
Zonza, Corse-du-Sud
 

Been to A Cupulatta? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of A Cupulatta and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Canterbury, United Kingdom
7 months ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from A Cupulatta staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?