Things to see and do - Blaye-les-Mines
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Blaye-les-Mines Travel guide
Blaye-les-Mines : Michelin's recommendations
Blaye-les-Mines is situated in the /icarmausin/i coal basin - an open mine which was worked from 1987 to 1997. The giant crater, 180m deep, with a diameter of 180m is painfully beautiful -considering it represents an activity that the modern world has sought to abandon, no matter what the human cost.
Tourist attractions Blaye-les-Mines : Things to see and do
Cap'Découverte is a huge leisure park dedicated to sport, shows and culture. It occupies a 650ha site surrounding St Marie's mine, an open-cast mine that was closed in 1997. It offers sports such as dry-slope skiing, water-skiing, cycling and rollers..