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Le Mystere des Faluns - Les Perrieres

7 Rue d'Anjou | Doué-la-Fontaine, 49700, Doue-la-Fontaine, France
+33 2 41 59 71 29
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Awesome!

We never expected how fun and magical, interesting and informative this place would be. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jimmianne
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Montsoreau, France
via mobile
High quality gem - real artistry

We visited as a family of four with 3yo and 7yo children and took a self-guided tour having... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Benjamory
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London
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“sound effects” (2 reviews)
“films” (2 reviews)
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7 Rue d'Anjou | Doué-la-Fontaine, 49700, Doue-la-Fontaine, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We never expected how fun and magical, interesting and informative this place would be. The exhibits were creatively done and very entertaining. It was an unforgettable experience, A unique adventure.More

Thank Jimmianne
MysteredesFaluns, Gérant at Le Mystere des Faluns - Les Perrieres, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jimmianne, Thank you for sharing your experience with Trip Advisor Community. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit. The Mystère des Faluns is a real artistic proposal, with lights and sound that bring you 11 million year ago. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

We visited as a family of four with 3yo and 7yo children and took a self-guided tour having followed the explanation in French at reception (she would have given it again in English but we declined). The first large cavern had a short animation explaining...More

Thank Benjamory
MysteredesFaluns, Gérant at Le Mystere des Faluns - Les Perrieres, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Dear Benjamory, Thank you for sharing your experience with Trip Advisor Community. The cave dwelling are really huge and equiped of artistic achievement. In fact, children like the lights, sounds and animations. We are pleased to see that you enjoyed your visite. The team of...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Visited as an extended family of six aged from 9-72! What a surprise! A quick explanation at the reception from a helpful guide with good English that helped us understand the background. A mysterious walk through caves with films, beautifully lit and carefully presented. We...More

Thank Jo J
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We enjoyed the self-guided tour through caverns created by stone quarries. We had a friendly welcome at the reception desk. The tour provided an excellent explanation of fossils and history, plus an artistic audio-visual presentation.

Thank CatonsvilleGeorge
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

You learn about how people mined the tick and takes you back in time to 11 million years ago and explains how the Rick was formed. Really does not matter if you don't speak french as the videos on the Rick are set to music...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you feel like a change from visiting the chateaux, this is a great visit. This huge cathedral like old quarries make you travel back millions of years in time, when Europe was covered by water and the local stone Tuffeau was created. A wonderful...More

Thank NSDTRontheroad
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

When you have soms time to spare, you have to visit this place! Perhaps not to exiting for kids but you get explained hoe the limestone was created and how it was excavated by the stoneman.Above all you get a fascinating tour with lights projection...More

Thank Ingrid1309
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This trip into the caves was preceded by a short presentation in French as you would expect, however the staff went out of their way to translate into English for us. You can visit unaccompanied which is great. One of our party was using a...More

Thank n1772
Reviewed 28 July 2016

2The height of the caves is quite something & the story of how they were dug out by quarrying farmers is interesting. The authorities have added light and sound effects to add "mystery" to various areas and give an idea of the geological and scientific...More

Thank Eppie6
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Decided to head underground on a hot day, followed by a spot of lunch. Chose le Mystère and found it quite different and enjoyable. Very pleasant welcome and explanation of the visit and the mix of background to the quarry activity and the presentation of...More

Thank Chris H
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