Le Mystère des Faluns

Le Mystère des Faluns

Site des Perrières
7 rue d’Anjou
Doué-la-Fontaine
49700 Doué-en-Anjou

Le Mystère des Faluns : enjoy a fascinating adventure in the world of Falun

The site is a real treasure of the patrimony. Listed as a remarkable environmental site. This place consists of underground galleries 15 to 20 meters high. « Falun », local shelly sand, was deposites by the sea about 10 million years ago and then hollowed out by man during the 18th and 19th centuries. After being used as a mushroom farm, dwellings and then renovated into a tourist site during the 1980’s, including exceptional accomodations, the site now bursts of life thanks to the magical scene created by Lucie Lom, Le Mystère des Faluns.

Le Mystère des Faluns, is an artistic walk in wonderful underground galleries at « Les Perrières »…and a journey throught the geological and human history of this site. During your walk in the galleries dug by the quarrymen, you will discover some old last world. From cave to cave, the wall of faluns will tell you his history, so be careful…

Light projections on the rock, sound productions, meeting with jellyfishes, a shark…Each scenes inspired by science, will help you to explore an important stage in the history of « Les Perrières ». The magical sound and light effect of Le Mystère des Faluns, offers both a sensorial and a poetic experience and full of poetry. 

The experience is abour one hour long, and accessible for all publics.

After your visit

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