Les Mysteres de Farges, Saint-Nectaire
(4.2/5 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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  • We discovered the history of the family, through numerous old pictures, of the small film, light, models, inside the cellars where you can see the saint nectaire. to do. Big plus for their cheese a real treat, we ate it to drip with us and really that's the best we have eat. CONGRATULATIONS TO YOUR FAMILY
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  • Very interesting tour, in 2 steps! We start by visiting the Farges mysteries with the discoveries of the caves of troglodytes, (caves of ripening of cheese) and then the visit of the farm and the cheese. Staff is nice and very well-meaning public, (ready access to caves jacket). A big congratulations for having your family business in this way! Good continuation!
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  • The history of the old life in these cave houses that sheltered people as well as animals and are also used for the refining of St Nectaire cheese. Very nice black & white photos in 3 D of Mr. VIGINEIX and older than 100 years price little be a bit excessive for the time to visit!
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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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