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Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques

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Great little place to visit, especially with dogs

This was a fun visit between visiting all of the beautiful villages in Dordogne. It used to be an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Xueying H
Walking back in time above the river!

Visited here in early November with our 6 yr old son who was really fascinated by the place. A lot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Halfway between les eyzies and montignac lascaux the roque saint christophe cliff has been occupied for 55000 years then the place was a fort and a city in the middle age here you will travel through times understanding the life of the people of the...more
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D706 | Peyzac-Le-Moustier, 24620 Peyzac-le-Moustier, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun visit between visiting all of the beautiful villages in Dordogne. It used to be an inhabited city/fort/place to live going back tens of thousands of years and as recent as the Middle Ages. It provides nice views of the river and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here in early November with our 6 yr old son who was really fascinated by the place. A lot to see and the information boards are on both French and English which mean everything is easy to understand and he could read along as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The displays were very well done, and showed how the area was used by the different areas. Some places were set up as they would have been in eons past. The views were incredible!

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Great views, very extensive, excellent information. Amazing to learn about the total history of this site. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 4 October 2018

This "museum" is a phenomenon, it's a great way to experience what it must have been like to live in the times when the vikings were raiding this countryside from the river, and how the locals configured their community to protect against this. The models...More

Thank dick h
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

The problem with visiting the Vezere Valley in France is that you are overwhelmed with historical sites to visit, from prehistoric to more recent times. One that should always make your shortlist is La Roque Saint Christophe. A magnificent site, with great interpretation, the scale...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2018

It was nice to walk around the site, but I felt that everything there was kind of staged, and not really natural. Not extremely impressed. I think if I went with kids they would probably like it. Wouldn't really go again, as there was nothing...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2018

We went with guests around the French lunchtime so it was nice and quiet. It was a fascinating experience with good explanations in both French and English around the route. This is an Unesco World Heritage Site and rightly so. Instead of glass cases with...More

Thank Anita C
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Been before but took some english guests.Not to hot and been in septembre less people and very few children so more pleasant than july or august. It gives a different view of what people think of ..cave man with very good organisation and many skils...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

It was impressive driving up and seeing the caves from below. Unfortunately, I was very pressed for time and essentially ran through the exhibit taking pictures of the exhibits and the information on the exhibits. Afterwards I had to enhance it by looking on the...More

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AncientInterests
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Response from London50 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely a car , no buses here
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26 December 2014|
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Response from Matthieu B | Property representative |
HI, I'm Matt and i work for la Roque, no you don't need any reservation, in june it stills quiet and we re open everyday from 10am to 6:30 pm, and in summer even in august a 15 minutes wait to buy ticket and start a visit is... More
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26 December 2014|
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Response from JuliePH1960 | Reviewed this property |
We went last June and late on in the day having done several other things and places first - there were 6 of us and there was no problem at all.
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