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Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac

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Address: Audrix, 24260 Le Bugue, France
Phone Number: +33 5 53 07 27 47
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Best Caves around

We visited this on our first visit to Le Bugue. It was very atmospheric, and well crafted visit, with excellent use of lights and colour. Quite a walk down to the caves and it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

An easy walk down a gentle slope led us to the top of this amazing cave. Thereafter there were steps but nothing too strenuous which was important as i had been recovering from an ankle operation. A short musical light show precluded a wander past spectacular rock formations before a short TV program on how the cave was formed. Then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Boat tour through the caves, great tour guide, very spooky. We went a good few years ago as a group of 20 something's and we loved it. Who doesn't love a dark and dank cave!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We visited this on our first visit to Le Bugue. It was very atmospheric, and well crafted visit, with excellent use of lights and colour. Quite a walk down to the caves and it is cold and damp so be prepared and wrap up even in the height of summer. There is an excellent children's play park and café/shop facilities.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My friends and i stumbled upon this attraction after looking on TripAdvisor for something to do whilst visiting my parents villa and i am rather happy that we did. The location is beautiful, with a nice short walk giving you a chance to stretch you legs and enjoy a bit of nature and a stunning view at the end. The... More 

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United States
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32 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Amazing display of crystal formations. The descent by gondola was worth it as you have to walk back out from the bottom.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Lots of information from the guide worth going to see if you are fit and able, wouldn't advise for pushchairs small children or aged people as footing is very uneven in places. Would suggest having the earphones as we did for 2euros as the guide speaks in France only.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Hope into a gondola which brings you down to the cave with magnificent views of the stalagmites and stalactites accompanied by a lighting show. The tour is in French, however you can purchase English guided headsets. Well worth it - unfortunately no photos allowed!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We opted for the basket ride down into the cave - so glad we paid extra for the basket! Alternatively, one can walk down the stairs into the cave. On the way down, it was initially dark. The basket attendant offered information in French, but translated a few words for us here and there into English. As we got closer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The Crystal Cathedral is huge in size and well justifies its name. Simultaneous translations are available for the non-French speakers and those translations are as comprehensive as the French commentary itself – a definite plus point. The calcification is the same chemical process that is behind Mother Shipton’s Cave in Yorkshire but here, it is on a massive scale. Justifiably... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

While in Tayac for Christmas we visited this cathedral de cristal and rode down into it via the gondola chair, amaaaazing. A must do if you are there, we did the audio tour as well and were very glad we went. We then did the short forest walk behind the carpark and enjoyed the foggy wintry day even more.

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