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La Ferme Marine

Address: 35260 Cancale, France
Phone Number: +33 (0)2 99 89 69 99
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Ranked #11 of 11 Attractions in Cancale
Type: Farms, Factory Tours, Ranch & Farm
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Type: Farms, Factory Tours, Ranch & Farm
Hours:
Mon - Fri 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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English first
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
30 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We've been meaning to visit every year but somehow times have never matched until today when we enjoyed an excellent tour and talk. It's a tough job working on the oyster beds and I hadn't realised just how much work goes into producing them. The visit takes about an hour but is well worth the time. Tours in English, Dutch... More 

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

The French master the art of making the simple and trivial seem wold class. This is also the case with oister farming. It is nevertheless interesting. No free samples though!

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Odessa, Ukraine
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83 reviews 83 reviews
42 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

It's the first time that I saw such a farm.It was esoecially interesting to see the water arriving and covering it

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Barcelona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

Interesting place if you like to know everything about oysters. Great boutique to buy souvenirs at any prices!!!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

A small but very informative and interesting museum. A short and concise video introduction to the history. A guided walk in the packaging plant. All you need to know to understand this fascinating place.

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Vancouver BC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

My wife and I love oysters and decided that a visit to an oyster farm would be fun and informative and that we would enjoy the opportunity to taste the difference between the two main types of oysters grown in the area: plates and cruises. The tour (for which admission for the two of us was 15 euros) was only... More 

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Portugal
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011

This is a very interesting tour bioth for adults and children. There guided tours in french and in english at this oyster farm during summer, the tour starts with a film about oysters, their biology and gastronomic history and it is followed by a visit to the facilities where they are brought in from see, sorted, "trained", packed. Nice guides... More 

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