Grotte du Mas-d'Azil

Interesting
A famous prehistoric milestone in the scientific world, Le Mas d'Azil is also one of the most spectacular natural sites in the Ariège: 420m long and 50m wide. The visit starts with the flint gallery, which adjoins the magnificent "Salle du Temple". In other galleries you can find out about the geology of the cave and life in the Magdalenian era. Animal bones hint at the Pyrenean wildlife present in prehistoric times.

Useful information

Address:

Avenue de la Grotte, 09290 Le Mas-d'Azil

Phone:

+33 5 61 69 97 71

Price:

9 € (-18 years old 5.50 €)

Opening hours

Jul-Aug: 9.30am-8pm; Apr-Jun and Sep: 10am-noon, 1pm-6pm; rest of year: telephone for timetable