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La Ferme Marine

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L Aurore, 35260 Cancale, France
+33 2 99 89 69 99
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Interesting visit to see the oyster farm, with a tasting at the end

Interesting oyster farm around 20 mins walk from Cancale “main strip”/bus station. Its a nice walk... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
SaboChabo
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Hong Kong, China
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As Cancale is an epicentre for oyster production and you can buy them anywhere in Cancale you might... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Thomas C
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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L Aurore, 35260 Cancale, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting oyster farm around 20 mins walk from Cancale “main strip”/bus station. Its a nice walk along the coast until you reach this oyster farm. The place itself is quite simple - consisting of a museum of sea shells, then visitors a shown a video...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

As Cancale is an epicentre for oyster production and you can buy them anywhere in Cancale you might have a few questions like "how are they grown", "what does the numbering mean" and "what are the differences between the types". All these questions and a...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

interesting explanation about one of the most known products of Bretagne. we got an explanation and got one 'huitre'

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 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!

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Management response:Responded 13 July 2017

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

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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

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Management response:Responded 13 July 2017

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

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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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Management response:Responded 14 April 2017

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

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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.

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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).

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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

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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

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