Cave of the Grand Roc

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From the terrace at the entrance to the cave (discovered by J Maury in 1924), there is a fine view of the Vézère Valley. After 40m of narrow tunnels, there is an extraordinary profusion of stalactites and stalagmites of coral-like beauty (note the "Victory of Samothrace") and a wide variety of other geological curiosities, plus crystalline formations (triangles, loops and spirals). Unfortunately a protective grille has been deemed necessary, which mars the viewing experience a little...

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Address:

D 47, 24620 Les Eyzies-de-Tayac

Phone:

+33 5 53 06 92 70

Price:

7.50 € (-12 years old 5 €)

Opening hours

Jul-Aug: 10am-7pm; early Apr - end Jun and early Sep - early Nov: 10am-1pm, 2pm-6pm; early Feb - early Apr and Nov-Dec: daily except Mon (except school hols) 10am-12.30pm, 2pm-5pm - closed 1 Jan, 25 Dec

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