Location : In the countryside
Province : Black Périgord
We did both this and Lascaux IV. I preferred this cave but have to give Lascaux IV a 5* rating too. Visit both if you can and make your own mind up. For me this was a more intimate experience being closer to the original cave in its portrayal and with the benefit of a smaller group and a very knowledgeable guide.
Excellent guided tour of Lascaux ll. Kids enjoyed it and couldn't believe it is a copy of the original cave. The guide was really engaging and spoke amazing English. Highly recommended - but be sure to book to get a place.
Very interesting. The guide told a lot about the caves and the people who made the paintings. Still, a lot is simply unknown. Although the cave is a copy, it is still impressive to be in it, you can almost feel the presence of the ancient people that were there some 10,000 years ago.
I'm so glad I went to Lascaux II. With the opening of IV, II may be playing out the string. It is getting a bit tatty around the edges, physically, but it still was just wonderful. A couple days...Read the full review
Lascaux II is a replica of the original cave with complete copies of the original drawings. As you can no longer enter the original cave, this is the next best thing & is truly spectacular. Our guide...Read the full review
I admit that the young kids in the family didnt appreciated the astonishing wall paitings and were amused more of the dark cave, but for my husband and me it was a remarkable experience and even an...Read the full review