Kaolune Carrière Saint Georges

  • English
    • The tourist site called Kaolune , in connection with its lunar decor, nestled in the Saintongeaise forest, gives you access to the Saint-Georges quarry. This is a former kaolin mining quarry. It is a high quality clay, whose industry provided a living for the inhabitants of this part of Haute Saintonge during the 20th century. Since the shutdown of this operation, nature has resumed its rights, transforming the quarry into an unusual space: a canyon dug by man, forming a lake with turquoise waters, overhung by the forest ...

      Find out more : To complete your visit to this natural space, we recommend that you go to the Maison du Kaolin , in Montguyon.

      Another nearby lake which also offers sumptuous scenery : Lake Guizengeard (fr)

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Kaolune Carrière Saint Georges

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Le, 17270 Le Fouilloux

GPS coordinates

45° 11'23.31"N, 0° 7'33.11"W

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