This simple visit, lasting from 1 h 30 to 2 h, consists in the descent of the well of Clairlieu (38 m) equipped every 3 m of bearings connected between them by fixed ladders, followed by a round trip in the gallery. The presence of water and the spacing of scale bars limit the age of visitors. --- From 12 years. The visit is quite athletic (good physical condition necessary) and rather aquatic. In addition, a crossing of about 3 hours is also planned. Detailed information: https://usan.ffspeleo.fr/spip/IMG/pdf/2023_affiche_jps-jnsc.pdf Virtual Discovery:
- Simple video tour at Nature Days 2019:
- Video of the crossing:
- Discover Caving on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sp%C3%A9l%C3%A9odrome_de_Nancy
About the venue
The Nancy Speledrome is the former groundwater drainage gallery of the Hague Forest Plateau, built in the early 1900s to supply the city of Nancy with drinking water. With its gradual drying-up, its operation was abandoned in the 1930s. In a century, nature took over its rights and created superb deposits of white calcite transforming the gallery into an exceptional cave at the very gates of the ducal city.