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Caves and chasms, Prehistoric Sites

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The Caves, Chasms and Prehistoric Sites bear witness to ancient times and the first forms of life. Discover these shelters which have known generations of men and the evolution of human life, marvel at these walls illustrated by real works of art, admire what time has built and formed.

Discover our blog article which summarizes all the caves of Périgord which are open to visitors, with information to choose the one you like the most!

Enjoy exploring the Périgord !

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Grand Roc Cave

Grand Roc Cave

Grand Roc Cave Grand Roc Cave

Les Eyzies de Tayac

SECRETS OF THE UNDERGROUND WORLD When you go to the Grand Roc Cave, you will first be surprised by the breathtaking ...

Lascaux II

Lascaux II

Lascaux II Lascaux II

Montignac

THE EMOTION OF ORIGINS Lascaux II, opened in 1983, is the first facsimile, located in Montignac on the hill ...

Prehistoric Shelters of Laugerie Basse

Prehistoric Shelters of Laugerie Basse

Prehistoric Shelters of Laugerie Basse Prehistoric Shelters of Laugerie Basse

Les Eyzies de Tayac

At the prehistoric shelters of Laugerie Basse (listed as World Heritage by Unesco), stroll under a real habitat ...

LASCAUX IV International Center for Parietal Art

LASCAUX IV International Center for Parietal Art

LASCAUX IV International Center for Parietal Art LASCAUX IV International Center for Parietal Art

Montignac

JOURNEY TO THE TIME OF CAVE ART Lascaux IV is the unique possibility of discovering the cave in its entirety! Thanks ...

Grotte du Sorcier

Grotte du Sorcier

Grotte du Sorcier Grotte du Sorcier

Saint Cirq

The Sorcerer's Cave also called Saint-Cirq is a prehistoric cave, decorated and adorned with engravings by men of ...

Abri Cro-Magnon

Abri Cro-Magnon

Abri Cro-Magnon Abri Cro-Magnon

Les Eyzies de Tayac

Visit the site of the discovery of the world's most famous prehistoric man, Cro-Magnon. On the authentic place where ...

Commarque Castle

Commarque Castle

Commarque Castle Commarque Castle

Les Eyzies de Tayac

Commarque Castle The Mysteries of the Forgotten Fortress Once upon a time in a legendary valley, there was a ...

Grotte de Bara Bahau

Grotte de Bara Bahau

Grotte de Bara Bahau Grotte de Bara Bahau

Le Bugue

The Bara-Bahau cave is a decorated cave from the Upper Palaeolithic. Located along the Vézère valley in the ...

Grotte de Villars

Grotte de Villars

Grotte de Villars Grotte de Villars

Villars

The Grotte de Villars is located near Brantôme, in Périgord Vert. This natural cavity is of geological and ...

Grotte de Beaussac

Grotte de Beaussac

Grotte de Beaussac Grotte de Beaussac

Mareuil

La Grotte de Beaussac is a cave with natural concretions. Different themes are discussed during the visit : • ...

Grottes de Maxange

Grottes de Maxange

Grottes de Maxange Grottes de Maxange

Le Buisson de Cadouin

You say to yourself : "Another cave with stalagmites and stalactites ?" Certainly, you will see. But that is not why ...

Le Régourdou

Le Régourdou

Le Régourdou Le Régourdou

Montignac

Come and discover the Régourdou site, classified as a historic monument, located 800 meters from the Lascaux caves. ...

Deposits of Castel Merle

Deposits of Castel Merle

Deposits of Castel Merle Deposits of Castel Merle

Sergeac

Located in the heart of the Vézère Valley, between Montignac-Lascaux and Les Eyzies-de-Tayac, this authentic and ...

Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac - Cathédrale de Cristal

Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac - Cathédrale de Cristal

Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac - Cathédrale de Cristal Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac - Cathédrale de Cristal

Le Bugue

Bâpté “Cathedral de cristal”, Proumeyssac is today the largest developed cave in Périgord. 2 NEW SOUNDS AND ...