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Amazing: a living metaphor for European industry. Don't miss it!

You can explore this factory-lined "valley" on foot or get eloquent glimpses from the road. The... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2015
Xeni25
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Geneva, Switzerland
A fascinating insight into the past

Start by taking the free bus from the town centre that runs every hour. Walk down to the valley to... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2013
Danielle E
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Slimbridge, United Kingdom
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15 Apr 2015
“Amazing: a living metaphor for European industry. Don't miss it!”
30 Aug 2013
“A fascinating insight into the past”
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Reviewed 15 April 2015

You can explore this factory-lined "valley" on foot or get eloquent glimpses from the road. The road is lined with abandoned once-proud old mills, ateliers, auberges, and old houses. Trees grow inside the crumbling brick-walled factories, and out their windows. Makes you wonder what people...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 30 August 2013

Start by taking the free bus from the town centre that runs every hour. Walk down to the valley to visit one of the mills where knife blades were made and the conditions experienced, others are now derelict but just as interesting - the scenery...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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