La Sablière, embark on a guided tour filled with history
The guided tour lasts about 50 minutes to discover an artistic expression place with falun sculptures.
You will be able to discover a historical site by its extraction of falun and a magical place with contemporary sculptures highlighted.
The rose accompanies you throughout a guided tour in the underground galleries of falun dug for several millennia for several millennia until our time. You discover a complete exhibition of fossils, from the temporary underground refuge to the troglodytic dwelling cave dwellings, an old underground bistro as well as the the highlight of the show "La Sablière", a large gallery dug by the hand of man. Finally, discover a more contemporary part reserved for artists or works that are thus created with the wire of time. This tour will plunge you into the history of this amazing site.
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What is a lowland cave house?
A lowland troglodytic house, or cave dwelling as it was called in the past, consists of a central courtyard, or Carrie, from which the stone or sand was extracted.
One descended into the courtyard by a descent, called a courdoire or courdouére.
Around this courtyard, the main element of a troglodytic house on the plain, are the different elements dug into the falun (limestone deposited by the sea during the Miocene period): the dwelling, which is situated in such a way as to receive the sun, and then the other rooms dug according to need: for the pigs, the cows, workshops for storing tools, for the wine press, for storing the barrels, etc...