Troglodyte cellars

A visit to the troglodyte cellars of Terre de Rose
  • Public

    Family visit, for all ages

  • Opening

    Open daily, from April to October

  • Duration of the visit

    The visit lasts 1h15

Our site offers you the tourist visit of one of the typical peculiarities of the region: the troglodytes of plain.

 


Like troglodytes of hillsides, such as one can find in Saumur on the borders of the Loire, the troglodytes of plains are not as visible.

Indeed, their peculiarity is that the stone, here the falun, is extracted vertically and not horizontally as one can do it for the tufa. To access it, you have to go underground ...

On our site Terre de rose, you will find three different troglodyte rooms:

  • A room with an explanatory video on falun extraction,
  • a specialized room on troglodyte cellars,
  • and finally, a room where you will find a fouace oven.



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A visit to the troglodyte cellars of Terre de Rose

A visit to the troglodyte cellars of Terre de Rose

A historical, technical and cultural visit in the troglodyte cellars of Terre de Rose in Doué-la-Fontaine