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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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Great place to go with children... or without them!

In the middle of a very interesting natural area, this cave is incredibly big and surprising. After... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Óscar M
Albacete, Spain
via mobile

On a day it was 35 degrees and humid we were looking for something to do that did not involve being... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Northampton, 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
+33 4 75 38 65 10
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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 24 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
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The caves were great and we enjoyed the museum. There is a restaurant near by which does very good food. The guide at the caves was very good.

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Ok for me and the family to take the French tour which was a highly recommend. (All fluent in French)The guide took time to explain in English to a German couple,,,, very rare. One of the best caves we have visited..

Thank grandrouge
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We have visited various caves and grottes in the region, but this one has just topped our 'A' list!! We were lucky enough to have an excellent Dutch/English speaking guide who knew his subject extremely well and was both educational and amusing at the same...More

Thank Resurgam20
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