Seasonal hours

April 1 – September 30:

10:00 am – 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
July 1 – August 31:

9:30 am – 7:00 pm
October 1 - vacances de la toussaint:

10:00 am – 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm


ROCAMADOUR

Grotte Préhistorique des Merveilles

Discovered in 1920 and named a national historical monument in 1925, the Grotte Préhistorique des Merveilles in Rocamadour remains one of the few original prehistoric caves still open to the public. Dated to over 20,000 years old, the cave’s paintings of the local flora, outlines of human hands, horses, stags, and bears bring to life man’s colonization of Europe. Here the Cro-Magnon the crachis technique, blowing black manganese oxide and red iron hydroxide dye on the walls of the cave with a straw or a hollow bone. The cave is located just next to Rocamadour’s office of tourism and panorama lookout over the old city. Guided tours run approximately 45 minutes. Photography is permitted. Rates: Adults €6;  Adolescents from 13 to 18 years €4.50; Children from 5 to 11 years €4; under 4 free.

Contact


Tél : 05 65 33 67 92

contact@grottedesmerveilles.com
 
Location


L'Hospitalet

46500 Rocamadour

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