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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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Amazing work worth a look

Spent a good hour or more wondering round here, you do need a coat it's very cold in the caves. We... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2016
Zita6773
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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brilliantly quirky!

really clever-beautiful sand carvings/creations-very artistic and an interesting visit-some good... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2016
Fiona H
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Route de Gennes | St Hilaire St Florent, Saumur, France
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Spent a good hour or more wondering round here, you do need a coat it's very cold in the caves. We bought tickets for here and for the mushroom place on a special offer. I think it was €14 each. The time and effort without...More

Thank Zita6773
Reviewed 14 July 2016

really clever-beautiful sand carvings/creations-very artistic and an interesting visit-some good tallent shown in these creations

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Combination Ticket available with the Mushroom Museum, but this time I skipped that and just revisited this attraction. Brilliant as ever, and the details in the exhibits just has to be seen to be appreciated, staff in the shop very friendly and chatty if you...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 7 April 2016

There are about two dozen sculptures of local churches and cityscapes. They are beautifully done and it's a nice walk. I am fairly well versed in French history, but didn't recognize half the town names let alone the buildings shown. So for me a bit...More

Thank jennyamy
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Get the combo ticket with the Musee du Champignon - both take you deep into tufa caves. You will be surprised and delighted with the extraordinary work of one man. His recreations of several Loire villages are a real treat to visit. Have a warm...More

Thank misticana
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Wonderful amazing place. The sculptor took 3 years to carve all this sculpters out of the Rock Such intricate detail Worth every penny and you can combine with a visit to the mushroom caves just up the road on one ticket

Thank Tania D
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

This place has to be truly unique anywhere in the world and for that reason alone it has to be worth a visit. It is utterly eccentric and even if churches carved out of rock aren't quite your thing you have to doth your cap...More

1  Thank BerkshireStokie
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Whimsical and unexpected. We enjoyed it and took many pictures. Its always a good idea to leave in time for spontaneous outings.

Thank mewlaine
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Not knowing what was being exhibited the visit was rewarding. The skill of the stone masons in developing the sculptures, the skilful manner in which they are illuminated, makes this a worthwhile visit whilst on this side of the Loire.

Thank happycamperBrion_49_
Reviewed 23 May 2015

If you have never visited this area of France before then I would recommend a visit here first. There is a map that shows you where the sculptures get there inspiration from. These are the places that are all well worth a visit on your...More

2  Thank Stephen W
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