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Gouffre D'Esparros

Interesting tour of the Cave of Esparros. Please be aware that the video and the tour itself is all... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Jane M
Anchorage, Alaska
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Wonderful cave system- not so wonderful guide!

This is an absolute must. It is really beautiful and well lit. I loved that it was quite simple... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Le Courtalet, 65130 Esparros, France
+33 5 62 39 11 80
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Interesting tour of the Cave of Esparros. Please be aware that the video and the tour itself is all in French. They do give you an English narration before you go through tve cave, but unless you have a photographic memory it doesn't do much...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

This is an absolute must. It is really beautiful and well lit. I loved that it was quite simple, letting the fabulous formations speak for themselves. Having said that, our guide was in desperate need of some disability awareness training! I have two prolapsed disks...More

Thank Mallyfam
Reviewed June 23, 2018

We had the pleasure of visiting this Gouffre in a quiet time, so we could appreciate the silence and the enormity of the interior. The caverns inside are huge but it is the small and delicate crystal formations that make this attraction different to others...More

Thank coupleontourasia
Reviewed March 20, 2016

Escape the rain and discover the beauty of the Gouffre d’Esparros. The tunnels and galleries are covered in crystal formations and there are some impressive stalactites & stalagmites. The visit is animated with lights and music and by a tour guide who explains (in French)...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2015

Bit chilly in the caves. All in French with no handy signs in English. If your not into geology forget it.

1  Thank Dave G
Reviewed June 5, 2014

Really worth the trip - even the scenery taking you to the caverns is exceptional. The staff were really helpful and informative. They do have English tour guides but we went along with the french group and were able to discern the general information. Amazing...More

Thank theivesfamily
Reviewed August 16, 2012

Beautiful cave full of chrystal "flowers". Guided one hour tours start each hour. Local guide was really motivated and professional. As you move through the cave, the tour is followed by musical and light effects. The best part was when he led us to the...More

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