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Incredible Phosphate pits
1 April 2019
Incredible ‘Phosphate pits’, chasms open to the sky and more than 80 feet deep
The incredible Phosphate pits named “Phosphatières du Cloup d’Aural” in the municipality of Bach in the Lot welcome you from April 1st to November 3rd 2019 in guided tours without reservation
From 1 April to 30 June: visits at 3pm and 4.30pm
From 1 July to 31 August: continuously from 10am to 5pm (a visit on the hour every hour)
From 1 September to 3 November: Visits at 3pm and 4.30pm
Go down to the heart of the Phosphatières du Lot to discover the secrets of its formation and the presence of fossils, admire the flora and understand the history of mining. And 5 theme trails for fun and learning with family.
Choose weather appropriate clothing and footwear. (average summer temperature in the chasm, 15°C)