LA FORÊT FOSSILE - Champclauson - Cévennes
Champclauson, 30110 LA GRAND-COMBE
Phone: 33 (0)4 66 60 34 65
Fax: 33 (0)4 66 54 91 33
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Open from 01/04/2013 to 02/11/2013
Sundays and bank holidays from 14:00 to 17:00
Easter and All Saints’ Day holidays: every day from 14:00 to 16:00, except on Saturdays
July and August: every day from 14:00 to 17:30
Groups (15 people min.) and schools all year round (reservation required)
Last admission for the train: 45 min before closing time
Discover a unique geological site in France: the fossil forest.
You will find fossil tree trunks and plants in their natural environment: the cliff of a former opencast coal mining.
Several stages for the visit:
museum with fossil plants and tree trunks
panorama of the landscape 300 million years ago and today
video of the story of a fossil tree trunk
train ride to the fossil forest through a mediterranean forest and mining relics
paleontology workshop for kids with fossil tree trunks, dinosaur skulls and skeleton
Visit on your own: 1h30 to 2h00.
Videos and exhibition.
Shady snack, souvenirs, picinic area.
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Tourism and Handicap certification: suitable for people with mobility impairment, hearing impairment, visually impaired and mental disability
Children (2-6): €3.30 / (6-12): €5.30
Groups (15 to 30 people): €4 to €5.30