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The must see cave dwelling site

Located in Western France, between the Loire valley and the Atlantic coast, the cave dwelling village museum invites you to discover the underground visitable of the village.
Rochemenier Village Museum invites you on a journey in the footsteps of our ancestors.

Since 1967, the museum has presented two old underground farms, out of the 40 located in the village.

A unique underground lifestyle in the Loire valley!

Cave dwelling house

An underground life since the Middle Ages

Project yourself back in time thanks to photos, everyday objects and work tools created with great ingenuity as well as visual and sound ambiances.

From the Middle Ages until the 1960s, men have invaded these cavities.

Over 1000 years of history and evolution of troglodyte habitat!

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Guided visit

Guided visit

Let us tell you for 30 minutes the main information that you need to know about the troglodytic village.

Animation and wine tasting

Animation and wine tasting

45 min to discover and taste 3 typical cuvées of the Loire Valley!

Plan of visit on smartphone

The plan of visit on your smartphone

In an eco-responsible tourism approach, visit information can now be downloaded to mobile devices using a QR code.