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Pierre et Lumiere, Saumur

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The stunning, white miniatures of the Loire’s most remarkable châteaux at Pierre et Lumiere are the product of a collaboration between Yann Bouchard and Phillipe Cormand. Bouchard felt such affection for the buildings of the Loire that he asked Cormand to render them on a smaller scale from the same type of stone used to build the originals, tuffeau limestone. You’ll see the sculptures displayed in muted lighting that accentuates the delicate craftsmanship of the artists. Plan your visit to Pierre et Lumiere and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Saumur trip itinerary builder.
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  • Visit very beautiful stone nicely lit. Fun tour with children through games book. Very nice by a young woman. The kids loved power if try has the size of stone after the visit
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  • provide a small wool in summer because the site is troglodyte is another way to discover the architectural heritage in Anjou and the work of the stone in miniature.
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  • An interesting visit that shows what can be done with a little imagination and a lot of skill. But I would not waste my money buying a "duel" ticket for a visit to the Museé de champignon  more »
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  • Good for an hours wander round. Could be dog friendly though. No reason why not.
  • The sculptor who created this site is a genius. Reproductions of monuments are incredible
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  • Exciting tour and sculptures reflecting exceptional work
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  • Great tour to do, impressive sculpture and good!
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  • You're beautiful Museum. Impressive sculptures. Workshop sculpture for children possible
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