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Grotte de la Cocaliere

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cave to see

We visited a lot of caves. this one especially was still quite active. There is underground water... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2016
Ilse S
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Scherpenheuvel, Belgium
Fun underground

We visited here on a miserable day, as did many others. Luckily, they limit the amount of people... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2016
Sian L
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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Sep 2, 2016
“Beautiful and interesting”
Aug 29, 2016
“Not recommended if you have mobility problems”
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Come with your family to discover one of the most beautiful caves in France. We offer guided tours and you'll spend one hour in the cave and you will see underground basins, "diamond stones", a cave pearl and a pyramid. Finally, you will come back...more
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30500 Courry, France
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Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Best guided tour I ever experienced.......for all the family but maybe a bit awkward for small children that need a pushchair as there are a lot of steps. Definitely take a Cardigan as it can get cold whilst in there 14° and Wear shoes that...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 29, 2016

The start of the tour is a descent of 250 steps which would be a horrific experience for anyone with mobility problems and for that reason I think it should be make clear to visitors before commencing the tour that this lies ahead of them....More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Val R
Reviewed August 28, 2016

We went there with our 6 year old daughter. The place is beautiful, great views but you need a tripod to take photos, no flash allowed. The guide spoke only French, so read about the cave beforehand.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 23, 2016

We visited a lot of caves. this one especially was still quite active. There is underground water which makes this cave different from the others. a little tourist train takes you back to the entrance. Where the train drops you off a little hiking trail...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Ilse S
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We visited here on a miserable day, as did many others. Luckily, they limit the amount of people per group who descend the steps into the grotto/cave and we didn't have to wait too long before it was our turn.. Lots of weird and wonderful...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Sian L
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Very interesting to wander through. The guide left a little to be desired but the space was really stunning with some unique features. A bit of a climb down (250 steps) but then a train brings you back up.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Sho D
Reviewed December 17, 2015

Very good, the only problem for us English was the guide only spoke in french. You are allowed to take photos but with no flash, contrary to what is stated on the guide leaflet.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Paul B
Reviewed September 9, 2015

If you can, book your tickets online, as there are very long queues. Remember to take warm clothes and be prepared to walk down a lot of stairs. Once at the bottom, it is nice to simply walk ahead and take in the sights. There...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

From the outside, all you can see is a ticket office and small door. You could never imagine the amazing cave that's underneath the ground. As other people have said, do take a jacket, and close toed shoes are probably a good idea as well....More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank kendradm
Reviewed August 30, 2015

This was just unbelievable. Couldn't believe how all this was created. We brought the kids and they were interested from beginning to end. It was all just enchanting.

Date of experience: August 2015
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