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Address: La Gateliere, 49520 Noyant-la-Gravoyere, France
Phone Number: +33 2 41 94 39 69
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Sat - Sun 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Under ground mine

Make sure you have a jacket with you. Tours are in French but they will provide English booklet. Tour guide will go above and beyond to make sure you get the point. We happened to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 May 2016
Elly028
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Toronto, Canada
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Willenhall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Really interesting and informative. Fascinating insight into a past life working in a slate mine. Not for the claustrophobic! Our French guide was excellent explaining everything e could in English although he said his English was limited he did an amazing job.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Make sure you have a jacket with you. Tours are in French but they will provide English booklet. Tour guide will go above and beyond to make sure you get the point. We happened to be I. The area so we stopped by. They might have English tours in busy season.

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

After paying at reception, you then are given safety hats and go in a lift approximately 130metres underground with other visitors and a tour guide. You then take a train ride around the mine, getting out of the train a few times to look around. It's quite interesting down there and bigger than I expected. The tour lasted aprox 1... More 

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Pouance, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2012

. Once you get off the main road to Noyant le Gavoyére it is well signed but they need to put a large sign (in both direction) on the main auto-route between Angers & Rennes. There is plenty to see in the surrounding patrk, including a demonstration of splitting slate to make tiles. There is a game to play in... More 

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