Cave Museum Village Troglodyte Of Rochemenier Admission Ticket - Angers

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    From February to April and from September 16th to November 2018 10am to 5pm From May 1rst to September 15th 9:30am to 6pm
  • Departure Details :
    Musée Troglo, Troglodyte Village of Rochemenier

Overview

Located in Western France, between the Loire valley and the Atlantic coast, the cave dwelling village museum of Rochemenier invites you to discover an underground world. Step back in time and explore the two farms dwellings, houses carved in the rock and the numerous rooms. Understand how the houses have been carved and get immersed in the French history while visiting this authentic ancient site. Everything in the village is man made. On 1 hectare, discover two ancient troglodyte farms with their rooms and dependencies.

Inclusions

  • Entrance ticket
  • Self-guided tour with explanatory leaflet available in 18 languages
  • Guided visit at specific time and in French only

Exclusions

  • Guided visit in English
  • Food and drinks
  • Media-guide (available to rent at the ticket office for 3.50)

Know More about this tour

Explore the village of Rochmenier which consists of 250 underground rooms, excavated out of the rock and distributed over around 40 farms.
Rooms were added to meet the needs of a growing population. The oldest habitation apparently dates from the 13th century. The village gradually expanded right up to the 19th century. The dwellings are excavated from sandstone which contained sea shells. This rock is a kind of calcareous sand and was used by farmers to neutralise soil acidity. During your visit you will see part of the village consisting of two farms which were abandoned towards the beginning of the 20th century and opened to the public in 1967. The exhibits, furniture, tools and photographs describe the lifestyle of the last inhabitants.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Underground freshness. Bring your sweater.

Strollers access possible. Only the underground chapel is not accessible for strollers.

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.