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Maison de la Truffe et du Tricastin

Maison de la Truffe

In 1986 the Tricastin region, proud to be truffle producing opened the Maison de la Truffe et du Tricastin.

Behind the ancient cathedral and in the heart of the village of St. Paul Trois Chateaux, under the splendid vaults ceiling of a bourgeois house, the Maison de la Truffe et du Tricastin is at once a symbol and the image of a region that holds onto its traditions.

Here you will fully enter into the mysterious and fascinating world surrounding the truffle, found predominantly in the Tricastin region.

The Maison has seven rooms, more than 50 display cases, numerous photos, drawings an objects, thorough documentation, as well as scientific references. This makes the permanent display one of the best about truffles, which the local population is very proud of.


" A video film punctuates the visit in final, about one hour of discovery
and listening in the heart of this mushroom that is the Truffle. "

Opening hours: " Sliding times according to the seasons, to contact the House of the Truffle and the Tricastin for more information. "

Entry fee:
- Adults: 4 €
- Children: 2 €
- Group: 3.50 € (10 p.)

Address :
Maison de la Truffe et du Tricastin
26130 Saint Paul Trois Châteaux
Drôme Provençale

Tél. 04 75 96 61 29 - Fax 04 75 96 74 61
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Tricastin Wine Growers Cave

Caveau du Tricastin

Wines with the appellation Coteaux du Tricastin, come from the same family, but a family with many individual characteristics, and which make up the re-known of this wine-producing region. You will be able to taste the wine growers products, savor the cool of the stones in the old building, and buy the wines at slightly more than you would at the domain.

Permanent and fee exhibit on the Tricastin wines
From antiquity to the present.


Special events:
- 3rd Sunday in January: Truffle Mass at Richerenches
- Every Saturday from November-March: the Truffle market at Richerenches
- 2nd Sunday in February: Truffle festival at St. Paul Trois Chateaux

Les Week-End Truffes

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