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TrogloNature Unesco World Heritage

Trip to Saumur

Troglodyte park in Saumur

As a family, come and enjoy a day in the Pierre et Lumière troglodyte site: a real underground world in which you will explore the troglodyte galleries to discover the emblematic monuments of the Val-de-Loire: from Anjou to Touraine, passing through Saumurois.

Family activity near Saumur

Between discovery, heritage, and troglodyte caves, Pierre et Lumière will offer you superb memories of this family outing, which will appeal to children and adults alike.

Impressive sculptures made from several hundred tons of stone. Activity to do with family, couple or friends: admire a subtle luminous staging revealing the beauty of the volumes and the smallest details of our sculptures: castles, churches, towns and villages.

At the end of this family activity, the children will have the experience of becoming real stone sculptors. Equipped with a tufa stone, tools and wise advice, it will be their turn to shape their works in this characteristic rock of Saumur Val-de-Loire: tufa.

Extend your family outing

Pierre et Lumière is one of the 3 Saumur TrogloNature sites. It is located in Saumur St Hilaire St Florent, 100 meters from the Museum Mushroom and Puygirault gardens.

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    At Saumur St Hilaire St Florent, follow the direction of Gennes.
    Pierre et Lumière is located 1 km from the exit of St Hilaire St Florent.

    By car

    Since theA11 towards Saumur  A85
    Public chat A85 exit N ° 3 direction Saumur,
    Public chat A87 exit N ° 26 direction Saumur

    From Saumur follow Gennes Saint-Hilaire-Saint-Florent D751

    By train

    Railway station Saumur right bank

  • Amenities

    Large shaded car park, site accessible to disabled people and people with reduced mobility.

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    Large capacity, guided tours in French and English. "Family" course

    dogs not allowedDogs are not allowed on the site.

  • Opening

    Pierre et Lumière is open every day from the beginning of February to mid-November.

  • Schedules

    February, March, October, November 10:00 to 18:00
    April to September 10:00 to 19:00
    Christmas vacation 14:00 to 18:00
  • Prices

        Solo Stone and Light Mushroom Museum Duo
    or Puygirault Gardens
    Trio Ticket
    Visit of the 3 sites
    Individual Adult €9,00 €15,00 €20,00
    Kids
    (6-17 years old)
    €7,00 €12,00 €15,00
    Family  4 people
    (2 adults and 2 children)
    €30,00 €50,00 €60,00
    5 people and +
    (2 adults and 3 children and more)
    €35,00 €55,00 €65,00
    Réduction tribes (> 5 pers.), students
    PMR, Unemployed, Cezam...
    €8,00 €14,00 €18,00
    Guided group
     Adults €7,50 €13,00 €16,00
    Childhood €6,00 €9,00 €12,00

    ANNUAL PASS 1 SITE: 25 € ANNUAL PASS 3 SITES: 55 €

    With our entry offers solo, duo et trio, take advantage of your visits as you wish and with no time limits.

  • Duration

    For the visit of Pierre et Lumière 1h00
    For the “duo” visit 3h00
    For the visit of the 3 sites 4h30

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How to get here

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The Loire by bike Tripadvisor Traveler's Choice 2020 world heritage at unesco

TrogloNature Tourisme in Saumurois 3 tourist sites in one place

Stone and Light

  • Route de Gennes - 49400 Saumur
  • 02 41 50 70 04

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mushroom museum in Saumur The Puygirault Maine et Loire gardens


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