Quite hard to find but well worth the search We arrived half an hour before tour and it seemed deserted but guide arrived promptly and was excellent and the tour really interesting Learnt a great deal about mushrooms and exploring the caves was a real...More
Les Caves Champignonnieres des Roches
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There is so much more to this tour than just mushrooms. Take the tour, you will not be disappointed!
Arranged a group visit in advance and we were allocated an English speaking guide who was enthusiastic and passionate about the history and commercial use of the caves. Allowed to taste a freshly grown mushroom which was unlike a supermarket version. The stone carvings provided...More
We didn’t expect to find this tourist attraction but we’re glad we did ! For 12 EUR you can explore the underground galleries of Tuffeaux stone and learn about a novel approach to mushroom cultivation. The quarries started 2000 years ago around 5 BC and...More
The caves had been recommended to us so we went to have a look. Despite the opening times being clearly displayed we had a good wait, until someone turned up and things started to happen. There was plenty of seating and we did crosswords but...More
Really worth a visit. It’s not only about champignons, but also about the former quarry. Take a jumper, temperature is 12 degrees Celsius and humidity is high. Passionate guide, we never got bored.
We enjoyed this visit but there was a lot of talking. We were given a summary sheet to read in English beforehand but there was obviously a lot more shared on the tour which we struggled to understand. The way that the shiitake mushrooms grow...More
Interesting experience how modern technology using ancient caves for profit and excitement. Very creative!
Special arrangement needs to be made for an English speaking guide, but we tagged along with the French speaking group and got a small portion of the explanation. the French would laugh an dwe missed it, but still got to see the growing areas. The...More
We had a fantastic time on his tour learning about mushrooms and seeing how they grow. Also the underground sculpting is amazing and beautiful art! Great on a hot day!!