This former copper and lead mine, located in a beautiful Mediterranean site, is on the top 5 of the worldwide mineralogical sites because of the wealth of its minerals. In this mine you will discover over 600 minerals as well as the work of the diggers in the 19th and 20th centuries. The scenography is an integral part of the visit and helps to understand the story of the mine.
Tip: At Easter a special event is organized for children.
Don’t miss the mine’s guided tour and the panoramic view!
Put on your helmet to explore the mine through an adventurous guided tour. Live an immersive experience with your children! The entire family will enjoy the stories and the legends that make this place unique. After the tour, you will have the opportunity to see a fantastic exhibition with minerals from all over the world. Children may take part in special workshops.
A very popular and worth-seeing site with a breathtaking view over the islands of Hyères and Toulon Bay! You might even be able to see your cruise ship if calling in La Seyne. Hiking paths are available all around the site.
Tip: Make sure to wear warm clothing even in summer as it is quite cold in the mine.