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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
Véronique A, Responsable relations clients at La Ferme Marine, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018
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
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
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
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!
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
Management response:Responded April 14, 2017
We are glad you enjoyed the tour.
Keep tasting oysters, it's healthy! :)
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).
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