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La Ferme Marine

#6 of 18 things to do in Cancale Features Animals
L Aurore, 35260 Cancale, France
+33 2 99 89 69 99
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Fascinating insight into raising of oysters with a "dégustation "

We found this tour really interesting. We were welcomed by a charming man, Eduard, who spoke... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
jude9999_10
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Diss, United Kingdom
Really interesting visit

The children really wanted to visit this place having seen the oyster beds. The tour was really... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Pliocene
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United Kingdom
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“oyster beds” (3 reviews)
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L Aurore, 35260 Cancale, France
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+33 2 99 89 69 99
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We found this tour really interesting. We were welcomed by a charming man, Eduard, who spoke excellent English. We had a 15 minute film presentation on the history and growing of oysters which was fascinating. This was followed by a tour of the premises, a...More

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Many thanks, We are glad you enjoyed the tour. Keep tasting oysters, it's healthy! :)

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The children really wanted to visit this place having seen the oyster beds. The tour was really interesting and the collection of shells was fabulous. Tour guide spoke excellent English.

Thank Pliocene
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We visited here in April before the busy tourist season. It was so interesting to learn all about the oyster growing, harvesting, processing and selling process. We followed our tour with a feast of every imaginable shellfish, plus sea bass and cuttlefish (not our fav).

1  Thank Deb S
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Very interesting visit. So we heard they export their Oysters even as far as to Dubai! They should be consumed within 4 days. Their top season is the Christmas - New Year period. We were astonished how many oysters they deliver. I don't remember the...More

Thank ebbandflood
Reviewed 10 August 2015

In just one hour visitors get a very informative explanation, video and visit of an active oyster company. Our guide was very enthusiastic and explained everything very well. There are tours in French, English and German, see website for details. There was no commercial intent,...More

Thank Tineke_9
Reviewed 29 July 2014

We've been meaning to visit every year but somehow times have never matched until today when we enjoyed an excellent tour and talk. It's a tough job working on the oyster beds and I hadn't realised just how much work goes into producing them. The...More

2  Thank Dogberry1258
Reviewed 26 July 2013

The French master the art of making the simple and trivial seem wold class. This is also the case with oister farming. It is nevertheless interesting. No free samples though!

Thank Bo E
Reviewed 8 December 2012 via mobile

It's the first time that I saw such a farm.It was esoecially interesting to see the water arriving and covering it

Thank Dermenjy
Reviewed 7 September 2012

Interesting place if you like to know everything about oysters. Great boutique to buy souvenirs at any prices!!!

Thank Judith C
Reviewed 1 September 2012

A small but very informative and interesting museum. A short and concise video introduction to the history. A guided walk in the packaging plant. All you need to know to understand this fascinating place.

1  Thank Michael E
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