In the Ariège Pyrenees, in Luzenac, the stone is talc ...
This summer, a visit to the Talc quarry in Trimouns is not possible, but meet Frédérique at the Luzenac Information Point from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 15 p.m. to 00 p.m.
You will also be able to discover a model of the Quarry, the shop, a video and some photos presenting the different stages of Talc extraction.
Due to the reception conditions imposed by national protocol, we are not able to organize visits to the talc quarry this year.
Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to seeing you in 2022.
Overlooking the Ariège Valley, an immense circus awaits your eyes: the talc quarry of Trimouns, one of the largest in the world. At an altitude of 1800 m, on giant bleachers, men work. With huge machines, they discover, extract, sort and transport talc, the softest and softest rock on our earth. In front of them, the chain of the Pyrenees unrolls its snow-capped peaks.
South of Ariège, on the border with Andorra, are the Ariège Pyrenees. Between mountainous landscapes and activities, there are many [...]