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Aven d'Orgnac Grand Site de France (Grotte et Cite de la Prehistoire)

Place Robert de Joly, 7150 Orgnac-l'Aven, France
+33 4 75 38 65 10
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Always a winner

I've been 4 plus times to this Grotte, we live in the dept. and always bring visitors... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marseille, France
Stunning but no English Guide

This is our second time here. It's a great day out with both the caves and the museum. Weren't so... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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The Cave and the Cité de la Préhistoire - Aven d' Orgnac in Ardèche - 30 mn from Vallon Pont-d'Arc and the Chauvet Cave (Unesco since June 2014). The Aven d'Orgnac has the label Grand Site de France, label of sustainable tourism rewarding the most beautiful French landscapes.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Place Robert de Joly, 7150 Orgnac-l'Aven, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been 4 plus times to this Grotte, we live in the dept. and always bring visitors here. William was the best guide they had, I think he's private tours only now, but he brought the cave alive in a way none of the other...More

Thank charlietrash
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This is our second time here. It's a great day out with both the caves and the museum. Weren't so lucky with the guide this time. He spoke no English and they don't have an audio tour in English. Tip - call ahead to book...More

1  Thank mikeyskay
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Just wow - I couldn't believe the natural beauty that was right below our feet. An experience like no other with a fantastic friendly and enchanting guide. Recommend to everyone.

1  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

In the middle of a very interesting natural area, this cave is incredibly big and surprising. After a short stair, you will enter a huge room where you can feel the temperature diference with the outside... try to book in advance in order to avoid...More

1  Thank Óscar M
Reviewed 12 June 2017

On a day it was 35 degrees and humid we were looking for something to do that did not involve being out in the sun so we took a trip here. What a great place, the first chamber you go in is just huge and...More

Thank OldPinDog
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We were blown away by the first sight of the cave after the initial descent, it is like walking into another world. Our guide Quentin spoke very good English and was helpful, funny and knowledgeable and nothing was too much for him. Our party included...More

Thank 520nickl
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I love visiting cave systems, there is something so awe-inspiring when you stand in enormous caverns wondering if this is what prompted man to try and emulate it in cathedrals above the surface. Our guide was so amusing that day he really should have considered...More

Thank LondonIrishlass
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We went to see the caves on the last day before they closed for Winter. What a fantastic place. Made even better by the fact there was only us and the guide in the caves for the whole tour. We combined it with the Museum....More

Thank mikeyskay
Reviewed 16 September 2016

great must see visit, the caves are amazing we went with our party and the french guide was amusing informative and a well guided tour

Thank G32529
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A great way of spending a couple of hours - the caves are magnificent, a sight to behold. Wear a cardigan or light jumper as it's so much cooler in the cave than outside. although not so much as to be uncomfortable. The compulsory guided...More

Thank ralphblack
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