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Mines de Bruoux, Gargas
(4.4/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
This is a specialty museum that attracts many visitors from around the world. Mines de Bruouxis a mining site, which is open for the public. Initially, ochre was extracted by digging into the cliffs, through pickaxes. This museum encloses an ancient mining site that displays the entire history behind ochre processing. Indeed a spectacular tourist destination where you can find the best of history combined with nature. Mines de Bruoux is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Apt Edition.
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  • Nice to do! Very informative as we learn what that was the industry of ochre with a friendly guide not devoid of humor, making it a very pleasant visit! It is not the time past!
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  • very good experience on the eve of their weekend halloween special (so with some decorations already in place) visit informative and dynamic we see not the time pass.
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  • A very nice visit in small groups. From good careers in very good condition, a beautiful tour through the ages. Allows you to discover the origin of the ochre land trade. Beautiful colors
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  • Recommend visit. Fun guide. Ver cold inside, so take a jacket or they can borrow u one.
  • Interesting tour. It was in French, but we were given a tablet with information and guide was kind enough to repeat missing parts in English just for two of us.
  • Must do after Roussilon
  • The visit is superb! Did you ochre was used mostly to do the rubber? And that's why the elastics or nipples are ochre colors? Me neither! And it's just one of the things I discovered during this day. Our guide was great, we had fun.
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  • Recommended. Unfortunately photography is not allowed. Me is something of incomprehensible! What Heaven am you want to achieve with it? That buying expensive slides or photos? Welcome in the 21st century, operators of the mines love tour!
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