Pech-Merle caves

Highly recommended
Situated in a secluded wooded environment, the stunning Pech-Merle Caves are as rich in wall paintings as they are in natural concretions. In an enchanting setting of stalactites, fistulous concretions and calcite pearls, visitors can admire works of art, some of which were created 30 000 years ago, including bison and mammoths drawn with black lines, a bear's head engraved in the stone, horse shapes, and not forgetting the famous "negative hands" painted using the stencil method.

Useful information

Address:

46330 Cabrerets

Phone:

+33 5 65 31 27 05

Price:

13 € (-14 years old 8 €)

Opening hours

Jul-Aug: 9.15am-5pm; Apr-Jun and early Sep - mid Nov: 9.30am-noon, 1.30pm-5pm; rest of year: telephone for timetable - closed Jan, 25 Dec

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