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Aven d'Orgnac Grand Site de France (Grotte et Cite de la Prehistoire)

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Address: Place Robert de Joly, 7150 Orgnac-l'Aven, France
Phone Number: +33 4 75 38 65 10
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The Cave and the Cité de la Préhistoire - Aven d' Orgnac in Ardèche - 30 mn...

The Cave and the Cité de la Préhistoire - Aven d' Orgnac in Ardèche - 30 mn from Vallon Pont-d'Arc and the Chauvet Cave (Unesco since June 2014). The Aven d'Orgnac has the label Grand Site de France, label of sustainable tourism rewarding the most beautiful French landscapes.

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great must see visit

great must see visit, the caves are amazing we went with our party and the french guide was amusing informative and a well guided tour

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great must see visit, the caves are amazing we went with our party and the french guide was amusing informative and a well guided tour

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great way of spending a couple of hours - the caves are magnificent, a sight to behold. Wear a cardigan or light jumper as it's so much cooler in the cave than outside. although not so much as to be uncomfortable. The compulsory guided tour is in french or english - we took a french tour as we couldn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The caves were great and we enjoyed the museum. There is a restaurant near by which does very good food. The guide at the caves was very good.

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Saint-Brieuc, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok for me and the family to take the French tour which was a highly recommend. (All fluent in French)The guide took time to explain in English to a German couple,,,, very rare. One of the best caves we have visited..

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited various caves and grottes in the region, but this one has just topped our 'A' list!! We were lucky enough to have an excellent Dutch/English speaking guide who knew his subject extremely well and was both educational and amusing at the same time - the sign of a good subliminal 'educator' in our opinion!!! There are over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

We loved the caves. We arrived in time for an English tour and our guide was great. The caves were brilliant and the tour was very interesting. There were plenty of children too. You need to take a warm jacket - it's 11 degrees down there. The museum was also very interesting for adults and children alike. There was plenty... More 

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Danmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

You have to descend 700 steps to reach the last wonderful Cave. The guide was fantastic. He was very good to take care of the children gathering them in front of nature's beautiful forms and telling them about the origins of the cave, and he did not forget the adults

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Scherpenheuvel, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We did the tour in english (smaller group so closer with the guide). the guide was very enthousiastic and guided us down in the cave - it was well worth it. At the end there is light show and then you go back up with a elevator. Coming out the elevator go left and follow the trail up to the... More 

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Ternat, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful site, enough parking space, even the public toilets were clean. It are 220 steps down to the cave, but what you see there is amazing, the most beautiful cave I have ever visited. Room after room the most beautiful formations show up. We received a very detailed explanation from the guide. At the end of the visit... More 

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Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We took 4 adults and 3 children on the tour of the cavern. It was amazing. So much larger than any cave experience like this we've been to in the United States. It was massive. We just kept walking further and further down. All of the natural formations were beautiful. The tour guide did a great job of telling the... More 

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