Grottes de Maxange

Opening hours

Closed

  • Monday 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Tuesday 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Wednesday 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Thursday 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Friday 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Saturday 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Sunday 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Opens April 2 at 02:00 pm

Closing

  • from October 31, 2021 to April 1, 2022

Opening hours subject to change depending on the health context

Useful information

Location : In the countryside

Province : Black Périgord

Services

  • Bar
  • Children playground
  • Credit card accepted
  • English spoken
  • Entertainment
  • Groups
  • Parking
  • Terrasse
  • English
    • You say to yourself : "Another cave with stalagmites and stalactites ?" Certainly, you will see. But that is not why Maxange has been recognized as unique in the world. Do you know the eccentrics ? These are limestone formations that go in every possible and unimaginable direction. Visible in only a few caves in the world and in small quantities, it is by the thousands that you will discover them in Maxange. 30 minutes from Sarlat, do not miss this masterpiece of nature in this cave discovered less than 20 years ago. An experienced guide will take you into the mysteries of this unique site, easy to access, classified as a national heritage, 2 stars in the Michelin Guide.


      A visit you will not forget !

      SOME INFORMATION :
      Guided tours
      Visit duration : 40-45 minutes
      Departure times on our website
      Cave temperature 13°C
      Photos allowed without Flash
      Films not allowed
      Dogs allowed if worn and quiet

      OPENING HOURS OPENING TIMES :
      April May June September : 10 a.m. 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. 6 p.m.
      July August : 9.30 a.m. 7 p.m.
      October 2 p.m. 5 p.m.

      ON SITE :
      Free parking
      Children's games
      Souvenir shop specializing in minerals
      Bar with shaded terrace
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Traveller Reviews Grottes de Maxange

4.4 sur 5 130 reviews

  • Michael B

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Michael B on 07/08/2021

    Nice discovery of this cave. Interesting peculiarities to discover.

  • Dominique Fleury

    4 sur 5 Reviews posted by Dominique Fleury on 28/07/2021

    Very nice cave business with children very good guide

  • Laurent Pouts

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Laurent Pouts on 17/08/2021

    Superb, unique, very well explained, THE cave to do in the region ....

Traveller Reviews Grottes de Maxange

4.5 sur 5 483 reviews

  • "Caves of Maxange"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Lowleytheworm (Cynwyd, United Kingdom) on 18/07/2020

    Lovely cave where we took our somewhat reluctant 7 and 11 year old boys. They loved it with spectacular stalactites and unusually shaped formations in vast quantities. Well worth the time to visit

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  • "Interesting cave with lots of natural formations"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by LoveChicago (Chicago, IL) on 25/09/2019

    I really enjoyed visiting this cave, unlike the other caves in this region that are famous for man made art, this cave is art my mother nature. There are the more traditional stalactites and...

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  • "Périgord exentriques"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Londoner_W12 (London, United Kingdom) on 31/08/2019

    Les Grottes de Maxange is a wonderful way to cool off on a hot summer day. The caves are full of stalactites called exentriques - so called because instead of growing vertically, they grow in all...

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Address

Grottes de Maxange
24480 Le Buisson-de-Cadouin

GPS coordinates

44° 50'12.31"N, 0° 55'1.49"E

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