Les Mysteres de Farges, Saint-Nectaire

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Cave Nature / Park
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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  • We visited Les Mysteres de Farges when we were visiting family in Clermont Ferrand. What a wonderful experience. Watching the 3D photography from early in the twentieth century, learning about the his...  more »
  • One of the family owners gave us detailed info on the caves. Very interesting and very helpful lady. Well conceived videos to watch, and good facilities on site.  more »
  • We visited La Ferme Bellonte whilst on a coach tour of the Auvergne region. This farm produces a beautiful cows milk cheese known as Saint Nectaire- we'd been eating it every breakfast time at the Bri...  more »
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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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  • Very interesting. Because access difficult. Damage that the visit not to face not with a guide.
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  • Great tour. Very interesting to know the region.
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  • Interesting tour where we discover the cheese making process. We wanted to buy from the St-Nectaire but there is more!
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