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Maisons Troglodytes des Forges

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Very impressive and lots of care

This is quite a large area of above ground and under ground historical viewing. It's lovely the way... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
suenhelen
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Welling, United Kingdom
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Set off heading for a different place, but disputes over which sat nav to follow led to us finding... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2016
William W
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Merthyr Tydfil County, United Kingdom
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Oct 11, 2016
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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10 route de la Fosse, 49700 Forges, France
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit, don’t be put off by the carpark! It feels like you haven’t arrived but you have. There are no English translations on the signage but they arent needed, the place speaks for itself, its a fascinating glimpse into another way of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Maisons_Troglo, Propriétaire at Maisons Troglodytes des Forges, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thanks a lot! We are working on a solution to offer our foreign visitors the best experience. It will come soon!

Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This attraction is owned by a young couple who bought it a couple of years ago. They are a nice couple who have to be admired for taking on this place. Their vision is to preserve the past and how "Troglodyte" living used to be....More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Maisons_Troglo, Propriétaire at Maisons Troglodytes des Forges, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2016

Hello Roger, thank you for taking the time to give your opinion on your visit. As I recall from your visit, we had a chat together at the end of your tour and I explained to you why there are no "notice boards". It is...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016

A visit to learn more about how the Troglodytes lived was high on my list of things to do and I was certainly not disappointed by this one. The owners have achived a great balance of turning it into a very interesting place to walk...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Maisons_Troglo, Propriétaire at Maisons Troglodytes des Forges, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words!

Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We returned this year after being so impressed by last year's tour. The hosts live there and run it themselves, they are multi-lingual and happy to chat about their labour of love. The place itself is mesmerising, you can stand back and imagine life hundreds...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Maisons_Troglo, Propriétaire at Maisons Troglodytes des Forges, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2016

Thank you for coming back and for your kind words. We hope to see you again next year!

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This is quite a large area of above ground and under ground historical viewing. It's lovely the way the current owners are developing the animal small holding in the style of the old times. Hens roam about and sheep are grazing nearby. The museum artefacts...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank suenhelen
Maisons_Troglo, Propriétaire at Maisons Troglodytes des Forges, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words. I agree with you, we need some English translation as we get many visitors from the UK, USA, etc... I'm currently working on it, Google is little to no help unfortunately but I will get there eventually,...More

Reviewed 25 June 2016

Set off heading for a different place, but disputes over which sat nav to follow led to us finding this place. Nice little enterprise being run by a young couple, who when engaged are chatty and helpful. Being an underground habitation, there is obviously not...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank William W
Maisons_Troglo, Propriétaire at Maisons Troglodytes des Forges, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2016

Hello! Thanks a lot. We are glad you found us by mistake. We are really touched by your kind words!

Reviewed 13 September 2014

This was the most interesting and true to life troglodyte village we visited. The young couple are currently in the process of renovating the area and what a good job they are doing. It is easy to get the grasp of how people lived in...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

People actually lived in these houses hollowed out of tuffeau (the local stone) from the 19th century until the beginning of the 90s. They farmed so there was accommodation for animals too. The site has not been too commercialized so the authenticity is plain. Also,...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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