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The Mas d'Azil cave, a true geological curiosity ! Its archaeological fame makes this one of the major sites of the Midi Pyrenees. The immensity of the cavities, the magical play of light and the very soul of the place are some of the aspects the...more
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D119, Avenue de la Grotte, 09290 Le Mas-d'Azil, France
Driving from the village of Le Mas d'Azul, Google maps sent us on a side track up the hillside above the cave ... we had to do a U turn, and met another family with the same problem too. But once we came back down...More
Lovely day out. There's a great cafe sitting outside the opening that we sat in for an hour or so in the sun. The cavern itself is quite impressive, and there also some really interesting glass blowing shops on the otherwise which are well worth...More
Astonishingly large cavern you can drive through in the car! A walkway allows you to do this on foot as well and there is an interesting visitor centre with guided tours (most though are in French so read the leaflet they will give you in...More
Easy to find out times of visits with a dime click on the internet; you can even pre reserve a tour, so this should mean you don't miss out if it gets busy. The only English language visit seems to take place at 4:15pm every...More
We didn't get to visit the cave or museum. Arrived at 10.45 for 11.15 tour but it was already full. Decided to see the museum instead but that is only open from 4.30pm to 6pm. Beware potential visitors, your cave tour ticket gives you entrance...More
The sheer size and majesty of the place is what comes to mind at first, thinking about the age and the volume of water needed to cut this channel stretches the imagination. Its also a little disorienting coming from midday sunlight into the gloom of...More
I don’t live far from here, so I have seen this many times. We always take visitors to see it and they are always astounded by the sheer size and beauty of this natural cave.
I drive through the last time in a convertible car,...More