Established on a 13 ha site, the old quarries of Crazannes offer a surprising landscape made up of stone steep slopes and narrow gorges invaded by luxuriant vegetation where ivy, centipede ferns and wild clematis mingle.

Unexploited for several decades, the quarries of Crazannes today offer an unusual landscape of lost arches. Heritage of a rich past and endowed with exceptional vegetation in our region, the quarries are a fabulous place to walk.
We invite you to come and discover the history of this surprising site, from the extraction of the stone to its use, as well as its fauna and flora.

We offer:
- the free and free visit of the museum space
- Guided tour of the Quarries Trail (paying)
- the non-guided tour of the P'tit Parcours de Genny (paying)
- workshops initiation to the sculpture of a bas-relief
- monthly events from April to November (Meeting of the rocky, outing orchids, mushrooms ...)

  • Our outdoor car park is accessible via the departmental network. Then, a 300m path allows you to walk to our reception located on the rest area of ​​the A837.
    From Rochefort take the D137, after Beurlay the D18, at La Motte the D128 and before Crazannes the D119
    From Saintes take the D137, then the D119 towards Plassay
    If you come by the A837, the "Pierre de Crazannes" rest area is only accessible in the direction of Saintes > Rochefort.

    Guided tours of the Quarrymen's Trail take place at fixed times.
    Non-guided tours of Le P'tit Parcours de Genny take place during opening hours.
    Reservations are required for group visits.

    Picnic area.

    Shop

    Toilets

    Groups

    from 10 people

  • Prices

    Free for less than 6 years.
    Group rate from 10 people.
    Museum area: free admission
    Career path: adult €6, reduced or child (6 to 18 years old) €4, group €4 (from 10 people), schoolchildren €3
    Genny's little trail: adult €4, child (6 to 18 years old) €3, group €3 (from 10 people), schoolchildren €2
    Combined ticket for the 2 routes: adult €7, reduced (6 to 18 years old) €5.

    Method(s) of payment accepted

    Cheque Bank / credit card Cash Vacation check

    Openings

    From 01 / 03 to 31 / 03
    Open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 17 p.m.
    From 01 / 04 to 14 / 06
    Open every day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 17 p.m.
    Closed on Mondays.
    Exceptional openings on 01/04 and 20/05.
    From 15 / 06 to 30 / 06
    Open every day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 19 p.m.
    From 01 / 07 to 31 / 08
    Open every day from 10 a.m. to 19 p.m.
    01/09/2024
    Open every day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 19 p.m.
    From 02 / 09 to 30 / 09
    Open every day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 17 p.m.
    Closed on Mondays.
    From 01 / 10 to 03 / 11
    Open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 17 p.m.

    Pet Friendly

    Yes

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