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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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Cathedral Caves

Visiting the Dordogne region, you can't not visit some caves which are so much what the area is renowned for. We decided to go to Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac as it offered the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I visited this with my family whilst on holiday in this lovely area of the Dordogne in France. The cavern is a natural wonder containing a magnificent array of different types and shapes of stalagtites and mites. The trip underground is in in timed guided parties with a French guide and English audio guide. The presentation is amazing with music... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Visiting the Dordogne region, you can't not visit some caves which are so much what the area is renowned for. We decided to go to Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac as it offered the opportunity to enter the caves from a hanging basket directly into the caves, in the similar manner the first visitors came down. The entire visit was in... More 

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Montreuil, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Wow! Great experience to go undergroung in The Gouffre de Proumeyssac, called in the Middle Age "the hole of hell".

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Be warned, unless you are there early in the queue you probably will not get tickets. Very popular and worth it!

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Recreation of experience of first discoverers of this enormous cavern in an aerial basket (2012 version!) with suitable lights and mood music was a fittng introduction to this Cathedral of Crystal. Even though we visited this site some 10 years ago, it was still a most enjoyable experience.

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Not a big fan of guided tours. But you have to here. It's quite nice, but I'm not such a cave fan. Ah well. It wasn't bad.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Great wear warm clothes as it is quite cold but very interesting to see the real cro-magnon drawings and scratching there a a number of them worthwhile .

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a well-presented attraction with Son et Lumiere. However there is just one large space and I have seen far better in Europe, e.g. The caves at Hans sur Lesse in Belgium.

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Nice privet style gardens, nice walk along cliff edge with lovely views. Passed a couple of hours walking around and had a lovely lunch with great views

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

A truly fascinating cave. It is worth taking the cable car ride (more expensive, but you drop from the roof of the cave to the floor during the music and light show. Quite spectacular. Also worth going early if you can. There were only about 11 people there when we went, but there can be up to sixty which would... More 

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