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La Grotte de Lascaux - CLOSED

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Back in the time

Great excursion! The museum/centre is well organised, even our children had a great time learning... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2018
SvenDaans
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Mimizan, France
Gazing at the dawn of modern mankind

I first heard about the Lascaux Cave when I was 10 years old, but it finally took almost 40 years... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2017
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

Great excursion! The museum/centre is well organised, even our children had a great time learning the history.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank SvenDaans
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This is expensive and overblown. The new visitors centre is a really fine and extravagant piece of architecture, the car parking is well thought out and access is easy. The advance booking via the website would not let us book a timed entry on the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 24, 2017

I first heard about the Lascaux Cave when I was 10 years old, but it finally took almost 40 years to get there. Although at first somewhat sceptic when I learned that the original cave is no longer accessible since 1963, the replica left me...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank PatrickV2120
Reviewed June 2, 2017

The Lascaux Cave is an affirmation of our enduring humanity. About 19,000 years ago, humans anatomically exactly like us made this timeless art. We will never know the meaning of the exquisite paintings of horses, bison, stags, and those magnificent aurochs in the Hall of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Woodroad
Reviewed May 19, 2017

Many years ago I visited Lascaux 2 which was the copy of the original cave system that public access is denied because of the risk that breath will damage the thousands of year old paintings. This we enjoyed as it was educational and not overcrowded....More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

The replica caves and paintings are spectacular and the new visitor centre is very modern and impressive. But please, get the technology sorted out! Each visitor is given an interactive tablet with headphones, but in our group of 30-40 people there must have been 10...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Jean R
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

I have been to this cave several times since 1992, and things have changed. Lascaux 2 tickets can only be purchased on site at the cave replica. You cannot get them either at the tourist office in Montignac or at the International Center, now called...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Davi D
Reviewed April 23, 2017

We were very keen to visit the Lascaux caves but had had trouble booking an English tour before we got to France, however once on our Hotel wi-fi we were able to book through the French site. There are English audio-guides which know where you...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Helen H
Reviewed April 16, 2017

always wanted to see the paintings id learnt - fantastic - exact copy of original site - book an English speaking visit at the Montignac Tourism Office and just do it

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank BJH-CA
Reviewed April 11, 2017

The artworks at Grotte de Lascaux, whilst reproductions, are still amazing and very worthwhile to see, however we were a little disappointed with the administrative aspects of our visit. Arrived at 9.30am, the 11.06am English-language guided tour was sold out, the next available English-language tour...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Semitour, Responsable relations clients at La Grotte de Lascaux, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

Thank you for your review. We recommand to book in advance so you can join a visit in your own language.

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