Les Mysteres de Farges, Saint-Nectaire

(4.3/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
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 travel itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Bellonte farm is a must visit if you're in the area. The family history, milking the cows, the Saint - Nectaire manufacturing are a unique moment. Large and small are are feasted as well visually as gustatively. The cheese is excellent.
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  • Interesting visit to the cellars of Saint Nectaire (explanations on the production and conservation of the cheese, and the history of these caves) slide Saint Nectaire historical photo. Games of lights and sounds, and lots of details
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  • We discovered this place last year. Visit informative and surprising. We did not expect it. This year we did discover friends who like us have been impressed. The more this is the tasting of St Nectaire which is really excellent. Be sure to complete your visit to the farm bellonte after. Thanks to the staff for hospitality and explanations. Kudos to you all, continued as a car, you have understood everything.
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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!
  • playful, interesting visit with a thread, it is possible to visit the farm until the time of the visit. Accessible to children. I recommend.
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  • We went with 2 children: 6 years and 10 years. Interesting site, 1st cave with explanations of the nice guide, nice cheese tasting. For what is the 2nd cave, explanations in video and pictures on the history of farges not very accessible for the age of the children, even us as only adults we unhooked. so also for the quality of the image, need more darkness? We see that the owners wished imager with a turntable, but we have too much before his interest. .. For the last cave, fortunately we get more to project ourselves into places with the bread oven, etc... It's too bad that we do not have a guide which explains rather than a recorded voice. By the end of the visit, still a projection (the child of 6 years is more responsive at all), this time this return back more playful and very original photographs in 3D. Quite expensive for a family. The site is all the same to discover
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  • Beautiful reminds this place loaded with history history
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  • See absolutely small too well typical cheese
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