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Prehisto'site du CAIRN

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A good half day

Came with 9 and 7 y.o. enough activity to mask the complete lack of 'official' english. The cave... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Great Demonstrations

We really enjoyed our visit here, spending longer than planned. there are many demonstrations at... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2015
Barton Mills, United Kingdom
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  • Terrible1%
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“dig”(2 reviews)
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Rue de la Courolle, 85440 Saint-Hilaire-la-Foret, France
+33 2 51 33 38 38
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

We visited in the first week of October half term and from the positive reviews expected it to be an educational participative day out. Their website does a great job of promotion, but in our experience the reality was far different. The attraction was open...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mandy J
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We spent about half an hour here. The site is small so the demonstrations are essential. Our french is rudimentary so we could understand most of what was being said, but it was all very basic. There are small mock-ups of prehistoric (and native looking)...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Came with 9 and 7 y.o. enough activity to mask the complete lack of 'official' english. The cave men and women were very good one to one in english explaining but 20 minutes of french explanations of hunting was nearly too much. The make a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank chasandrach
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We really enjoyed our visit here, spending longer than planned. there are many demonstrations at set times throughout the day, including hunting, flint knapping, fire lighting, moving a menhir and making pottery. One guide spoke good English so would take the time to explain what...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank 736alanc
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Very interesting visit from an extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. A bit long-winded and preachy at times but the practical demonstrations of napping flint, making fire, spear throwing and shifting a menhir were great fun. My granddaughter loved it. One word of warning the visit...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Jonathan N
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