Foissac Prehistoric Cave

Interesting
Situated between the Aveyron Gorges and the Lot valley, the Grotte de Foissac was discovered in 1965. A section of its long galleries is now open to visitors, offering the fascinating sight of beautiful concretions and traces of human habitation. Discoveries made here include traces of burnt wood, tools, ceramics and human bones, plus the moving image of a child's footprint which dates back 40 centuries.

Useful information

Address:

Cap Tête, 12260 Foissac

Phone:

+33 5 65 64 60 52

Price:

9.50 € (-12 years old 7.50 €)

Opening hours

Jul-Aug: 10am-6pm; Jun and Sep: 10am-11.30am, 2pm-6pm; Apr-May and Oct: daily except Sat 2pm-5pm; rest of year: by prior arrangement - closed some Bank Hols

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