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

Place Robert de Joly, 7150 Orgnac-l'Aven, France
+33 4 75 38 65 10
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I love visiting cave systems, there is something so awe-inspiring when you stand in enormous... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2017
Late Autumn Visit

We went to see the caves on the last day before they closed for Winter. What a fantastic place... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2016
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Place Robert de Joly, 7150 Orgnac-l'Aven, France
+33 4 75 38 65 10
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Reviewed January 2, 2017

I love visiting cave systems, there is something so awe-inspiring when you stand in enormous caverns wondering if this is what prompted man to try and emulate it in cathedrals above the surface. Our guide was so amusing that day he really should have considered...More

Thank LondonIrishlass
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

We went to see the caves on the last day before they closed for Winter. What a fantastic place. Made even better by the fact there was only us and the guide in the caves for the whole tour. We combined it with the Museum....More

Thank mikeyskay
Reviewed September 16, 2016

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

Thank G32529
Reviewed August 28, 2016

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...More

Thank ralphblack
Reviewed August 27, 2016

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.

Thank Laura G
Reviewed August 27, 2016 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..

Thank grandrouge
Reviewed August 27, 2016

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...More

Thank Resurgam20
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Reports do n't do the caves justice. The sheer scale and grandeur of the caves is amazing. There are limited English tours, the rest are in French. The tours are all timed so you may have to wait if the weather is bad as lots...More

Thank calmac259100
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...More

Thank Joanne Q
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...More

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Rick N
Is het handig om hier met een kind van bijna 2 naar toe te gaan? Met een buggy?
August 27, 2016|
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Response from Marco K | Reviewed this property |
Niet geschikt voor buggy, je moet de trappen af naar beneden, gaat daarmee vrij diep de grond in. Terug naar boven is met de lift.
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Est il possible de visiter ce site accompagné d'un animal ?
August 19, 2015|
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Response from Djazzy69 | Reviewed this property |
non c'est impossible , j'ai été obligé de laisser le mien à l'hôtel .. sauf chien guide aveugle... Dans le coin avec le Chien vous avez La MAdeleine et un peu plus loin la grotte de la salamandre
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