Les Mysteres de Farges, Saint-Nectaire

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Enter the five caves at Les Mysteres de Farges, complete with ancient cliff dwellings and carvings that are more than 1,000 years old. The volcanic mud caves have been used for seven generations as cheese maturing cellars. Some of the further portions of the caves were dug out during the Middle Ages and used to make cheese and house sheep. Put Les Mysteres de Farges into our Saint-Nectaire road trip app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Saint-Nectaire.
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  • We have read the leaflet and we expected something else. The tour is interesting and not teach us many things including on Saint Nectaire. The part about the 3D picture teaches us that existed in the 19th century but we have trouble making the connection with the place where we are. It is discovered at the end. The sound and light was a little disappointing. Finally Saint Nectaire farm is really good
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  • The visit to the caves after the lunch at the barn of Alphonse, teaches how you history quite amazing inhabitants of Farges, related of course to the St-Nectaire cheese but also a pioneer in the 3D photo.
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  • The staff is very nice. The first part on the conservation of the cheese is interesting. But I found more interest-free and pretty rough... I have not found this very exciting visit... sorry...
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  • If you're found of history, of Saint-Nectaire cheese or even of -light- geology this museum will fulfill your expectations! The guides are nice and always ready to explain. the visit ends with rare 3D pictures of the region in the 19th century. A must-seen in the region. The shop has also very nice local products. And finally, the village itself is worth to see, in the middle of the mountains. I loved it!
  • Back on the past of life d formerly of local heritage. Visit unusual and very interesting. Friendly staff. J enjoyed.
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  • Visit very interesting cave dwelling, cellar ripening, a story is told to us.
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  • Very good address. We enjoyed a delicious Phonsounette and enjoyed the service and pleasant surroundings.
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  • Very interesting tour on the history of the caves. Really beautiful old pictures in 3D projection.
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