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La Ferme Marine

#5 of 18 things to do in Cancale Features Animals
L Aurore, 35260 Cancale, France
+33 2 99 89 69 99
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If you want to learn a lot about oysters you have to go here. Very interesting visit with an expert... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jan B
via mobile
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There is an interesting museum visit with plenty of different species of sea shells to view, this... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Colby, United Kingdom
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L Aurore, 35260 Cancale, France
+33 2 99 89 69 99
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to learn a lot about oysters you have to go here. Very interesting visit with an expert guide. Introduction, film, tour and tasting - all in 45 minutes. Perfect!

Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for you enthousiasm. We are glad you had a good time in La Ferme Marine!

Reviewed 5 June 2017

There is an interesting museum visit with plenty of different species of sea shells to view, this was followed by a talk in French, we missed the English day ! and film followed by a visit to the processing plant and an oyster tasting (...More

Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Many thank for your message. We are pleased to notice that you enjoyed the tour and the seashells museum. Our daily tours in english are from july to mid september. Thank you for your understanding! Regards

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

Management response:Responded 14 April 2017

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

Reviewed 18 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.

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).

Reviewed 20 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

Reviewed 11 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

Reviewed 30 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

Reviewed 27 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!

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

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