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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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Very impressed by this amazing experience. A modern visitors centre welcomes you and explains... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2015
via mobile

Wow! These were the words that came from my mouth and the mouth of my 6 year old upon entering the... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2015
Vicenza, Italy
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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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  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Place Robert de Joly, 7150 Orgnac-l'Aven, France
+33 4 75 38 65 10
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Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Very impressed by this amazing experience. A modern visitors centre welcomes you and explains clearly how the caves were formed, which our kids found interesting. We joined an English tour and the guide was superb, very knowledgable and passionate about the site. The caves themselves...More

Thank bigbadvolvo
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Wow! These were the words that came from my mouth and the mouth of my 6 year old upon entering the cave. He asks to go back every day. The light show at the end was beautiful. What I hadn't planned on was enjoying the...More

Thank Markyg1
Reviewed 28 July 2015

L'aven d'Orgnac is one of the most beautiful caves I've ever seen. Moreover, the guide was a real storyteller: fun and interesting. I really had the feeling I learned something. This is a real must see attraction for young and old (well, you still need...More

Thank Pieter M
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Great tour in the caves, alot to look at, but I wouldnt recommend it for young kids (<8yr) as there is alot of walking and dark 'scary' places. The musee is magnificent, a must see!! one thing... to be a five star thing they should...More

Thank Mvholle
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

These caves are a must see when in the area, they are enormous with beautiful formations at every turn! The standard tour takes an hour, but you can also do a three hour extended visit and even an eight hour expedition. Our tour guide was...More

Reviewed 17 July 2015

Great site to view. Really nice overview and a nice museum to complete the overview. Parking spots just in front. A nice positive point is that the exit aftrr a nice hour walk in the Grotte you entrr the durface again with an elevator...

Thank CeeEst
Reviewed 10 July 2015

My children (6 & 9) and I had a great experience visiting this beautiful, huge and impressive cave. I was pleasantly surprised that all staff working in the cave and museum spoke perfect english. There were different timings for english and french spoken cave tours....More

1  Thank Gerjola
Reviewed 23 June 2015

This is a huge cave system near the famous Chauvet prehistoric Caverne du Pont de l'Arc (the first priority). Orgnac was never inhabited, but the natural beauty of the caves is outstanding. The guided tour lasts over an hour, and involves descending 700+ steps (with...More

Thank hibou22
Reviewed 21 June 2015

The excellent visit to this site already started at the ticket desk. The friendly lady kindly told us an English tour of the cave started in about 5 minutes and asked which country we came from. To our surprise the guide to the cave was...More

1  Thank An-Bert-Belgium
Reviewed 13 June 2015

The "aven" is really impressive due to its huge volume. It is hard to take good pictures because you cannot use the flash. The guided tour (mandatory) is ok. The last part is the best. Surprise !

Thank Florian Z
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