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First off, it is free so that’s a good start. It’s also in quite a nice part of town on the river, away from other attractions. It’s a self guided tour and it is in English and describes how France generates its hydroelectricity - there...More
Interesting insight into the use of the weir here on the river Garonne, over the centuries, but concentrating on the hydro-electricity produced here for more the 120 years. I enjoyed eating my picnic lunch on the terrace!
I stopped on my way from the airport and found the cooking to be delicious. Fresh salad, Langoustine, cheese.Entirely pleasurable. More of a bar that does great food than a restaurant. Lovely spot by the river.....great on a sunny day...and I sat on the pavement...More
We crossed the bridge away from the centre and happened across the walkway down near the dam, really powerful to hear the noise made by the water. Lovely walk which you would not get to do if you don’t cross the bridge .
We visited twice during our short stay as our 10 year old enjoyed it so much.
Really informative exhibitions and clearly preparing to expand more.
Interesting to see the new solar panels being installed.
Great fun looking for the fish
Something completely different! .....This is a free visit with exhibitions on the lets ...praise EDF...but quite interesting especially when you see the way they had to trained and the old electricals goods on display...makes you feel old!!! the underground structure makes it a nice place...More
This a completely novel sort of attraction which has the added benefit of being free! Briefly it is a working exhibition put on by the French energy company EDF explaining how they generate electricity from the the flowing river. You can see the current generating...More