Fontaines Pétrifiantes de Saint-Nectaire
In an underground universe, you discover a decoration objects factory in limestone. The geology space and the cave in which spout out the thermo-mineral sources will make you discover their volcanic origin, while the workshops will allow you to bore the secrecies of a rare trade of art preserved here since 2 centuries.
La Fontaine Pétrifiante and its waterfall of 14m will reveal you the physicochemical principle of the layer of sediment, and the ingeniousness of the man in the design of this tool to carry out objects of excellence.
Individual : 6 € / adult, 3 € / children (from 7 to 15 years and Free under 7)
Group (reservations 3 weeks in advance and from 20 people) : 5 € / adult, 2,50 € / children
Everyday (9:30 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 18:00).
Closed mondays of March and October January except school holidays and bank holidays.