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Pierre et Lumiere

Beautiful intricate carvings of local places. The detail within the carvings are amazing. We spent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stafford, United Kingdom
Nice troglodyte style museum

We visited Pierre et Lumiere with our 10 yo son and all of us found it a nice experience. It is... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Maria A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful intricate carvings of local places. The detail within the carvings are amazing. We spent approximately an hour visiting here.

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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Biggest disappointment. Sold as a village and saw churches. Sold as a light show and saw a few spotlights. Not knocking the skill involved in creating the pieces, but at the price of 32euros for a family of 4, I would hope for so much...More

Thank RobertAngell101
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit the caves with the carvings after reading the flier at our campsite. The promise of underground experience of carvings and lights seemed to be a god afternoon spent. A family of 4 (over 6 years old have to pay) cost €32...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2018

We visited Pierre et Lumiere with our 10 yo son and all of us found it a nice experience. It is unbelievable that inside the caves of the troglodyte environment, there was an artist who had the inspiration to sculpture all local churches and landmarks...More

Thank Maria A
Reviewed June 18, 2018 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

Thank CoupeColonel
Reviewed June 1, 2018

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
Reviewed October 2, 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
Reviewed September 20, 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
Reviewed August 20, 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
Reviewed August 19, 2017

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

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