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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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Mines de Bruoux Reviews
Christophe VAugust 18, 2017
Visite uniquement guidée, pensez à réserver. Découverte de l'exploitation de l'ocre, impressionnant, insoupçonné. Déambulation rafraîchissante sur 700 m de galerie. Parking n°2 accessible aux camping-... more »Guided tour only, remember to book. Discovery of the operation of ochre, impressive, unsuspected. Refreshing stroll on 700 m from Gallery. Parking n ° 2 accessible to the camper. Accepts holiday vouchers. Partnership with 5 other sites in the area for preferential rates.
Valérie VAugust 17, 2017
Impressionnant! Le guide, passionné, nous a fait découvrir les mines de façon ludique. Il a su nous expliquer tout en adaptant son discours aux enfants et en étant disponibles pour répondre aux nombre... more »Impressive! The passionate guide made us discover the mines in a playful way. He knew explain adapting his speech to children and being available to answer the many questions asked. Special mention to Marius, the miner who worked during our visit
Kerstin KAugust 16, 2017
Leider hatte ich bei den Minen keinen Internetzugang sonst hätte ich in den Bewertungen lesen können, dass man selber nach einem Tablet mit Informationen zu den Minen fragen kann. Das wurde uns leider... more »Unfortunately I had at the mines do not have Internet access otherwise I could have read in the reviews, you can ask yourself after a tablet with information about the mines. That was not offered unfortunately us at the box office, although it was clear that we are Germans. So the lead in French was then quite unsatisfactory for us. I asked then, after we have participated in the leadership, in the shop for information in English or German, and there the staff was trying very hard to provide us that answered some questions with 2 informative sites. It's a pity that there was not before. We wanted to order by phone, however, the line was always busy, or the wrong number was specified in the prospectus. Otherwise, a trip you can recommend, if one considers the above written.
Ward D'hooreAugust 12, 2017
Passionate and well-informed guide. Even for non-native speakers, the guides are comprehensive and eager to explain in English. Definitely worth a visit when interested in geology and the industrial past of the Provence area. Wheelchairs are available!
Tijmen WAugust 11, 2017
After seeing all these great reviews, we were a bit let down with the tour. Our tour was in French and we were the only non-French speaking guests, but the guide did not speak one word in English and did not involve us in any way. We lost a lot of information that we could only receive partly through the iPad (fortunately in Dutch). The tour took 40 minutes. The interior of the mine is interesting, but not spectacular. Frankly, I found the experience a bit boring and a bit too pricey.
Enrico MambrucchiApril 16, 2017
Real interesting over mine. Guide is very kind explaining everything. Definitely suggested!!
HEERYUN BINJune 27, 2016
Recommend visit. Fun guide. Ver cold inside, so take a jacket or they can borrow u one.
Vladimir RusinovJune 9, 2016
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.
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