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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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 ...

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 TIMES OF CAVE ART Lascaux IV is the unique opportunity to discover the cave in its entirety! Thanks ...

Grand Roc Cave

Grand Roc Cave

Grand Roc Cave Grand Roc Cave

Les Eyzies de Tayac

SECRETS OF THE UNDERGROUND WORLD By going to the Grotte du Grand Roc, you will first be surprised by the ...

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 ...

Cro-Magnon shelter

Cro-Magnon shelter

Cro-Magnon shelter Cro-Magnon shelter

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 ...

Sorcerer's Cave

Sorcerer's Cave

Sorcerer's Cave Sorcerer's Cave

Saint Cirq

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

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 ...

The Village of the Madeleine

The Village of the Madeleine

The Village of the Madeleine The Village of the Madeleine

Tursac

DISCOVER THE TROGLODYTIC VILLAGE OF LA MADELEINE IN THE VÉZÈRE VALLEY A prehistoric and medieval getaway near Les ...

The Proumeyssac chasm - Crystal Cathedral

The Proumeyssac chasm - Crystal Cathedral

The Proumeyssac chasm - Crystal Cathedral The Proumeyssac chasm - Crystal Cathedral

Le Bugue

DISCOVER THE MAGIC OF THE GOUFFRE DE PROUMEYSSAC IN AUDRIX, IN THE HEART OF THE BLACK PERIGORD The largest developed ...

Le Bimbillou Parc

Le Bimbillou Parc

Le Bimbillou Parc Le Bimbillou Parc

Brantôme

Bimbillou Parc: Explore the caves and troglodytic cavities in the heart of Brantôme Situated on the banks of the ...

Bara-Bahau cave

Bara-Bahau cave

Bara-Bahau cave Bara-Bahau cave

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 : • ...

Caves of Maxange

Caves of Maxange

Caves of Maxange Caves of Maxange

Le Buisson de Cadouin

You say to yourself: “Another cave with stalagmites and stalactites? Certainly, you will see some. But that's not ...