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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Tours are once daily - but except for July-August the tours are only in French. When we reached the farm we where advised about this schedule and that we can see the farming by ourselves at the low tide. But we found a better source...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank julo972
Véronique A, Responsable relations clients at La Ferme Marine, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Dear visitor, Please stop writing wrong informations on trip advisor! Sorry but you didn't read well our web-site. It's has been 30 years that we make tours in french at 3.00 pm. Tours in English are only from july to mid-september at 2.00pm Moreover we...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018

Interesting oyster farm around 20 mins walk from Cancale “main strip”/bus station. Its a nice walk along the coast until you reach this oyster farm. The place itself is quite simple - consisting of a museum of sea shells, then visitors a shown a video...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SaboChabo
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

As Cancale is an epicentre for oyster production and you can buy them anywhere in Cancale you might have a few questions like "how are they grown", "what does the numbering mean" and "what are the differences between the types". All these questions and a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank thomasc393
Reviewed August 3, 2017

interesting explanation about one of the most known products of Bretagne. we got an explanation and got one 'huitre'

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kristel M
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

If you want to learn a lot about oysters you have to go here. Very interesting visit with an expert guide. Introduction, film, tour and tasting - all in 45 minutes. Perfect!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Management response:Responded July 13, 2017

Thank you very much for you enthousiasm. We are glad you had a good time in La Ferme Marine!

Reviewed June 4, 2017

There is an interesting museum visit with plenty of different species of sea shells to view, this was followed by a talk in French, we missed the English day ! and film followed by a visit to the processing plant and an oyster tasting (...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Management response:Responded July 13, 2017

Many thank for your message. We are pleased to notice that you enjoyed the tour and the seashells museum. Our daily tours in english are from july to mid september. Thank you for your understanding! Regards

Reviewed April 10, 2017

We found this tour really interesting. We were welcomed by a charming man, Eduard, who spoke excellent English. We had a 15 minute film presentation on the history and growing of oysters which was fascinating. This was followed by a tour of the premises, a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank jude9999_10
Management response:Responded April 14, 2017

Many thanks, We are glad you enjoyed the tour. Keep tasting oysters, it's healthy! :)

Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

The children really wanted to visit this place having seen the oyster beds. The tour was really interesting and the collection of shells was fabulous. Tour guide spoke excellent English.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Pliocene
Reviewed February 14, 2016

We visited here in April before the busy tourist season. It was so interesting to learn all about the oyster growing, harvesting, processing and selling process. We followed our tour with a feast of every imaginable shellfish, plus sea bass and cuttlefish (not our fav).

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed August 19, 2015

Very interesting visit. So we heard they export their Oysters even as far as to Dubai! They should be consumed within 4 days. Their top season is the Christmas - New Year period. We were astonished how many oysters they deliver. I don't remember the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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