Le Régourdou

Opening hours

Open

  • Monday 11:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Tuesday 11:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Wednesday 11:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Thursday 11:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Friday 11:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday 11:00 am - 06:00 pm

Closes at 06:00 pm

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Useful information

Province : Black Périgord

Services

  • Chèques Vacances (Holiday voucher)
  • Disable access
  • Pets welcome
  • Snack
  • English
    • UNIQUE IN DORDOGNE : THE PARK OF LIVING BROWN BEARS, THE MUSEUM

      In the valley of man in the heart of the Black Perigord, 5 mm from Lascaux IX and Lascaux II in Montignac sur Vézère, come and discover an authentic site steeped in history.
      Coming to Régourdou is to discover the extraordinary destiny of Roger Constant, the inventor of the site. Thanks to his perseverance this man passionate about prehistory uncovered after several years of research, the complete skeleton of a young neanderthal, this grave is considered to date as the oldest in Western Europe (90,000 B.P).

      An exceptional guided tour is offered on this archaeological site classified historical monument. This immersion in the time of Néandertal, will allow you to discover the life and environment of these fascinating men who deliver the first symbolic concerns of humanity.
      You will make an exciting journey to meet your ancestor, the Neanderthal man. You will discover along a guided, shaded path, the gisement, the gouffre, the parks of the bears living the museum. Visits for all audiences, adapted for young and old alike.

      In the price of the visit is included in free and open access, the search bin and mystery boxes
      Open from February to November, animations are proposed to you as well as a fun tour.

      RATES :
      • Adult 6€50
      • Child from 6 to 12 years old 3€50
      •Child 15 pers minimum 3€50
      • Adult group 15 pers minimum 5€50

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Traveller Reviews

4.3 sur 5 214 reviews

  • Maarten Smet

    2 sur 5 Reviews posted by Maarten Smet on 26/07/2020

    Friendly guide but run down and limited. I would not recommend it.

  • Tim Hundsdorfer

    1 sur 5 Reviews posted by Tim Hundsdorfer on 19/07/2020

    Keeping bears seems wrong.

  • Eun Lhersonneau

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Eun Lhersonneau on 15/10/2019

    No bears at the time

Traveller Reviews

3.5 sur 5 92 reviews

  • "Cruelty to bears!"

    1 / 5 Reviews posted by longhaulfromlondon (Teddington, United Kingdom) on 04/06/2018

    This is a small excavation with a few bits and pieces but it's also sold as a place where in keeping with the pre-historic times there are as there were then some bears. Somehow I had decent...

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  • "Visit if you are interested in it"

    2 / 5 Reviews posted by maraquan on 24/10/2017

    The site is located about 2.5 hours by bus from Bordeaux. You can see a small archaeological exavation site, small museum and two bears living in bad conditions. Small museum shop and a bar with only...

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  • "Interesting place to visit"

    4 / 5 Reviews posted by Radovan M on 07/04/2016

    Negative comments about this place are real shame from my point of view. There is very interesting history of the late owner of this place and about his quest to find entrance to Lascaux. By doing...

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Address

Le Régourdou
24290 Montignac

Contacts

Phone : 05 53 51 81 23

GPS coordinates

45° 3'17.56"N, 1° 10'43.09"E

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