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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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Get up early in the morning to join the queue for tickets!

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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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
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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8 reviews
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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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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The French invented the sound and light show and this is put to great effect in this cathedral of a cave. You have the option of descending into the cavern in a gondola (and pay extra for the privilege), or go through an access tunnel which was constructed in the 1950's, as most people do. We were given an audio... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A very interesting experience in a lovely underground cavern. Huge and spectacular, I was quite taken aback on my first sight. They put little pots and ornaments under dripping water which gives them a glittering sheen because of the limestone deposits. Nice gift shop also.

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Address: Audrix, 24260 Le Bugue, France
Phone Number: +33 5 53 07 27 47
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Dordogne  >  Le Bugue

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