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Grand Site Aven d'Orgnac

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Located in a beautiful region, this place is gorgeous. The guided tour has the advantage of being... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Geneva, Switzerland
It's really deep!

Single language tours means a much better experience for all visitors. Though you only get to see a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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...more
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La Grotte & Cite de la Prehistoire, 07150 Orgnac-l'Aven, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This cave is huge!! Visiting this cave makes you fall from one surprise into another. Enormous chambers, massive stalagmites and on and on. Well-spoken English guiding. Not to mis when in the region

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in a beautiful region, this place is gorgeous. The guided tour has the advantage of being adapted to children as adults. A magnificent demonstration of the wonders that our planet can create.

Thank Marianne_Emma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Single language tours means a much better experience for all visitors. Though you only get to see a small part of the whole cave system it is still very big. Looking at one point up where you've come from to down where you are to...More

Thank Melissa_WTruro
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Caves are excellent, as was the English language guide who took us through them. Plenty of shade around the site for a picnic. The museum of prehistory is less interesting and can be easily skipped.

Thank Fraser W
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

It was the first time for my wife and kids (7 and 11 years old) to go into a cave. The tour guide was very passionate, spoke English very well and paid extra attention to the kids. A beautiful cave that I would recommend to...More

Thank Remco A
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This area has a lot to offer. A stroll in the woods, where you can see where and how they found the big cave. The tour guide we had for the cave visit was a very good and entertaining mediator. Afterwards we were at the...More

1  Thank Hoeg-Daimar
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Jaw dropping huge, and the massive stalactites and stalagmites slow down your sense of time. Yes there are 700 steps but they are spread across the descent into three large caves. The lighting is atmospheric and our English speaking guide added a lot of info...More

1  Thank mrcodnchips
Reviewed 14 May 2018

The Grotte et Cite de la Prehistoire is an amzing cave which offers spectacular sites of stalagtite stalagmite and monolites. It has the feel of Gothic churches and works of Gaudi absolutely breathtaking...

Thank francien2015
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Really exceptional experience down in the cave. It is absolutely gorgeous, spectacular, and super well equipped. Perfect for the whole family.

Thank Steph_3806
Reviewed 16 December 2017

This is a beautiful caving system. Unfortunately due to the time of year we were unable to book the Underground Ramble, so I opted for the descent instead. It was pretty amazing. My friend chose not to do the descent, but it is timed well...More

2  Thank maggiemaeCanada
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6 May 2018|
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Hi, You don't need to book in advance. It's not a difficult visit but you should know that there are 700 steps to walk down into the depths of the cave. But there are elevators to go up, back to the surface. Have a nice... More
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