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Le Gouffre de Proumeyssac

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Address: Lieu Dit Proumeyssac, 24260 Audrix, France
Phone Number: +33 5 53 07 27 47
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What an amazing sight. We did the walking tour and saw the Cage being lowered. Looked amazing. Wish we had done that, but probably not a good idea with a small baby. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 27, 2016
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This was an excellent visit for a wet and gloomy day outside. We thought we may as well go for the whole experience - descend into the cave in the nacelle (a small cage, which would be tight for its 11 maximum occupants!), although you can walk down for about 9 euros less. The nacelle gives you a good view... More 

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Bourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing sight. We did the walking tour and saw the Cage being lowered. Looked amazing. Wish we had done that, but probably not a good idea with a small baby. The tour was in French, however the tour guide did speak English. For an extra €0.90 you can get an audio tour which was brilliant. Our 8 and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Great day out (11 year old and 8 year old). Well-run, informative stalactite/stalagmite chamber experience, and - with an imaginative but short son-et-lumiere - quite-spectacular. Digital audio guide definitely worth the Euro 0.9 extra. There was even a salle picque nique, which seemed eminently fair. Plus bits and pieces of a playground too, to keep younger kids occupied for a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic place to visit. We visited with our two boys (6 & 9), and all of us were impressed. A magnificent natural wonder and a very well run attraction. Well priced and the audio tour was excellent and very informative. Some areas could be difficult to get through if you have back or mobility problems but this is... More 

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Thank Leslie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

After having picked up around a dozen leaflets about various caves local to our campsite we chose this due to proximity and nothing else - it was a very good choice. We paid for the walking tour which was reasonably priced - we had to wait only 10 minutes for our allocated start time. We paid 90c for the translation... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

There are a number of such locations to visit in this are. We picked this one by chance. On arrival you see two prices. One for a walking visit, one using the lift. If you are of a weak disposition, do not take the latter!. You will descend in an open sided lift suspended in mid air on cables. Not... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

I'm glad we visited. I'm quite claustrophobic but found it fine. Wish we had got the English translator. You go in a group and have a French guide. Each stop the guide talked for some time. It would have been far more interesting especially for the kids if we'd had the headset. It is spectacular. We had to wait 40... More 

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Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

We have spent one morning In here. You can watch 4 special structures made by nature in 65.000.000 years. Outside there is a nice play ground area for children.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

This is a must see if you are in the area. It was a great experience which was very well done, not just another cave with a few lights. We descend into the cavern via an illuminated path and finally reached a balcony. At this point the cavern is in total darkness then the show behind. Slowly the cavern are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

The Gouffre is pretty nice and the park around it is really nice. I didn't give it five points because when you're in there, you're basically a herded sheep. There were two or three groups going on at once and it was a bit annoying waiting for the groups to get their lecture. But the cave is pretty impressive...

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