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Asphalt Mines

Site de la Presta, Travers 2105, Switzerland
+41 32 864 90 64
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A bit of history

Odd to know that waking in London most of the asphalt came from here, did not find that... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2016
Roland S
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Wonderful experience

One kilometer of the underground mines is open to the public. We've enjoyed every meter of the... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
BURGWIN
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Melbourne, Australia
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16 Sep 2016
“Wonderful experience”
8 Sep 2016
“a 1km walk into the mountain to learn all there is to know about asphalt”
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Site de la Presta, Travers 2105, Switzerland
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Odd to know that waking in London most of the asphalt came from here, did not find that interesting inside ,just another mines , perhaps a bit safer then a coal mine,More

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Odile_Roulet, Responsable relations clients at Asphalt Mines, responded to this review

Dear Roland, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. We were extremely disappointed to read your review and learn that we had not lived up to your expectations. We have been honoured to receive many comments from guests about our...More

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

One kilometer of the underground mines is open to the public. We've enjoyed every meter of the guided tour: We've learned how the detonation experts worked, how water was pumped out of the deep tunnels and how the asphalt was transported to the surface using...More

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Odile_Roulet, Responsable relations clients at Asphalt Mines, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your lovely review about your recent visit! We are thrilled to learn that you had a wonderful time discovering the Asphalt Mines and found our local specialities (ham cooked in asphalt and absinthe) fantastic. We very much appreciate...More

Reviewed 9 September 2016

Make sure you dress warm or use one of the provided mine jackets as it is chilly inside. A nice history lesson to learn how asphalt is made and where it goes to. It is a guided tour in multiple languages so call to find...More

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Odile_Roulet, Responsable relations clients at Asphalt Mines, responded to this review

Dear Marc, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a nice review about your recent visit of the Asphalt Mines and for sharing some useful advice on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to learn that you had a great experience with us and...More

Reviewed 19 May 2016

We enjoyed an excellent guided tour of the no longer working mine. The guide was very helpful and the explanations were very clear. Having been in mines before, this was deluxe as I could stand up in all the corridors. There is also a restaurant...More

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Odile_Roulet, Responsable relations clients at Asphalt Mines, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for taking the time to share this wonderful review on TripAdvisor following your recent experience with us. It fills us with great pride that you had a fantastic time in the Asphalt Mines and we will be sharing your kind words...More

Reviewed 2 July 2014

what a story and how impressive it is to consider what these mountains gave to the industrial development. After this visit it is highly recommended to have a walk in the "Gorges de l'Areuse". Enjoy itMore

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Odile_Roulet, Responsable relations clients at Asphalt Mines, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us your lovely review on TripAdvisor. We're so glad that you enjoyed your visit in the Asphalt Mines, because it is a great pleasure for us to be able to share our cultural...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2016
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