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A lovely old man from underground

This is a charming little place to visit. There is ample parking outside and lovely clean toilets... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2016
suenhelen
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welling
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A cool visit in the summer !

This is more than one expects, as it's so much more than a mushroom museum. Tours are in both... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2016
Longchap
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Maine et Loire, France
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“A cool visit in the summer !”
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1 rue du Chateau, 49260 Le Puy-Notre-Dame, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this cave and yes the man who shows you around is a character and seems very nice But we had a mix of French and English speaking and he didn’t really have any enthusiasm for the English translation so we pretty much could understand...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2016

This is more than one expects, as it's so much more than a mushroom museum. Tours are in both French and English and you'll not only discover the process of underground mushroom production, but also stone working and see how whole families lived, as well...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a charming little place to visit. There is ample parking outside and lovely clean toilets if you need. It has a welcoming lady at the front desk who is very engaging in chatting about the local area and the visit you are about...More

Thank suenhelen
Reviewed June 14, 2016

We wanted to visit a place where we could learn how mushrooms are grown in the troglodyte caves. Since this included a tour we decided to go here. We were greeted by a wonderful French man who walked us through the process of how he...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

A lovely visit to the caves. Interesting to find out how they are grown. We bought some to take back with us and they were delicious....even got some more from Super u later that week!

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Reviewed August 11, 2014

We visited this underground Champignon farm in order to learn about a rural tradition of the Loire area. We received a very interesting guided tour from the owner and explanations about the cultivation of Champignons, which, due to the pressures of globalization, may becoming a...More

2  Thank Tw0Travellers2014
Reviewed July 8, 2014

You don't get much for €5.50 these days but a tour of the caves where Champignons de Paris are grown on a vast scale is one of them. The site is not easy to find and the opening hours are a bit random but once...More

3  Thank Adrian W
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