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Children's geology "Les Petits Mineurs": special children's activity in the form of a geological walk, workshops and visit to the mining site

Introduction to geology suitable for children. It is equipped with geologist hammers, that your children will collect different rocks in order to identify them and prepare their own exhibition. During this geological stroll, they will visit part of the old silver-lead mine site, notably a gallery and the Palais de la Mine (french school of mining engineer from 1802 to 1814). It will be an opportunity to discover the extraction and processing technologies of the ore exploited on site from the 17th to the 19th century: the different stages from ore to metal.

Cultural Children's geology "Les Petits Mineurs": special children's activity in the form of a geological walk, workshops and visit to the mining site Peisey-Vallandry

About

On Thursday 07 July 2022
Peisey-Vallandry (73210)
Animals not allowed

Outdoor activity, which can be postponed in case of bad weather. Children are looked after for 3 hours, supervision being provided by Chantal Harvey, Mountain Guide and Mont Blanc Savoie Heritage Guide.

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    Prices

    Group rates on request.

    Methods of payment accepted : Check, Chèques Vacances, Cash, Credit transfer

    Reception

    Open to children
    Animals not allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French
    Languages of documentation : French

    Bring warm clothing for the gallery visit, hiking shoes (or non-slippery), long pants and rain gear if necessary.
    In a small backpack, provide a flashlight and a dozen small sachets if possible (failing which, can be supplied on site).

    Dates

    From 07/07 to 25/08/2022, every Thursday.
    BOOKINGS on 06 14 94 49 76.

    Access

    Guided tour and/or with commentary Pont Baudin Nancroix 73210 Peisey-Vallandry

    Shuttles buses are free and regular from the village (3kms, shops).
    From the ski resort (4kms), you can take the télévillage (free) to reach the village.

    Information update on 04/08/2022 by Office de Tourisme de Peisey Vallandry