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Pierre et Lumiere

Route de Gennes | St Hilaire St Florent, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 50 70 04
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Not bad, but not a must see

While the carving is well executed I was left a little underwhelmed by this very widely advertised... read more

Reviewed yesterday
CoupeColonel
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Saumur, France
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Worth a visit

Worth a visit as the sculptures carved out of the solid rock in the caves represent some of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephen W
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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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Route de Gennes | St Hilaire St Florent, Saumur, France
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"cave walls"
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"loire valley"
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"visited this museum"
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"interesting visit"
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"carvings"
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"stone"
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"lighting"
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"carved"
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"recreated"
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"labor"
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"jumper"
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"caves"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While the carving is well executed I was left a little underwhelmed by this very widely advertised site. The cool of the caves is welcome on a hot day, but unless you have visited the real thing (which we had in most cases) you cannot...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit as the sculptures carved out of the solid rock in the caves represent some of the must see places in this wonderful area of the Loire valley.

Thank Stephen W
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Very well presented carvings of some well known and some less well known churches and other local buildings of note. A pleasant interlude if in Saumur as quite close. Continue along the Loire towards Angers to see some lovely villages and views.

Thank MalvernMoneyman
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This was a very pleasant visit on a combined ticket with the Mushroom Museum 300 metres away. The carvings are really beautiful. We took our time and were in around half an hour. If you have older kids, they are given a wee block of...More

Thank LynnAnderson2011
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

great experience with loads of information in English as well - we bought our ticket when we visited the mushroom caves nextdoor. The young girl in the ticket office was very helpful and interested in where we were from.

Thank Jane S
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Enjoyed the visit would go again. Very impressed with work undertaken in the local stone. Lighting very well done

Thank JanetG2103
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

The person carved local stones and recreated local architectural beauties. I really enjoyed the lighting provided to the works. It gives life and a special mood to these beauties. Amazing really!

Thank jeanjacquespsaute
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

A fabulous experience most helpful young man in reception who spoke perfect English an excellent overview of churches and chateaus in the Loire valley by a brilliant stone carver .... worth a second visit ... we will be back

Thank JudyPartridge
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing sculptures in caves. The detail and effort taken is mind blowing. Wonderful visit! Inspiring.

Thank Dawn A
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderfully different- stone carvings some on blocks some directly into the cave walls of the various churches and chateau around the area. They state take an hour to visit but I'd be surprised you would need that long. But still definitely worth going. Combine with...More

Thank Pootlemum
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