Visit an underground former slate quarry in the heart of Normandy, between Caen and Vire.

The Souterroscope des Ardoisières is a unique site located in Calvados: underground, you will discover the former slate quarry, hollowed out in the 19th century in Caumont l'Éventé, in the heart of the Normandy Bocage.

The quarry is illuminated as you make your way through your visit, offering you a fascinating view of its various subterranean galleries. A sound and light show highlights the site's groundwater layer.

Giant screen videos and a mineral exhibition complete your visit.

At ground level, 2 hectares of leisure area accessible to disabled visitors.

Underground temperature: 12° (bring warm clothing).

Restaurant, souvenir shop.

Guided tour in French or English lasts: 1 hour.



Base rate - full rate adult : 9,95€
Child rate : 4,90€ until 12 years
Gratuities : until 3 years
Other group rate : between 4,00€ and 8,00€ until 12 years

Mean(s) of payments : Carte bleue, Debit cards, Postal or bank cheques, Holiday vouchers, Cash, Eurocard - Mastercard, Visa


With the family : yes

Pets allowed : yes


Start date : 01/01/2019 - End date : 31/08/2019
Monday10:00 to 18:00
Tuesday10:00 to 18:00
Wednesday10:00 to 18:00
Thursday10:00 to 18:00
Friday10:00 to 18:00
Saturday10:00 to 18:00
Sunday10:00 to 18:00

Labels & order

Quality labels : Qualité Tourisme

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