Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure, Arcy-sur-Cure

Categories: Caves, Nature & Parks
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4.4/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web
Traverse down into the bowels of the earth in the caves at Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure, containing some of the oldest known stone paintings in the world. Pass between columns, giant rooms with stalactites, and underground lakes to view ancient cave paintings over 30,000 years old. Explore the many rooms with their narrow passages, many of which are accessible by wheelchair. Put Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure into our Arcy-sur-Cure holiday planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • A visit of an hour with a great teaching guide. Cave paintings of mammoths discovered fairly recently under concretions of calcite. Visit
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  • As caves go, I have seen more beautiful examples. But, this cave has some of the earliest examples of art known at present. That alone makes the visit worthwhile. Drawings have been found and carbon-d...  read more »
  • We visited these caves whilst staying in the lovely little village of Arcy-sur-Cure. The caves were excellent and well worth the small cost and time. The cave paintings were excellent and the guide ex...  read more »
  • An interesting visit with a very good guide: a long journey in Nice rooms and some remarkable rock paintings. Pity that the site was partly damaged over time (using as a career, disappearance of a large part of the paintings).
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  • Excellent visit, a beautiful place with a guide to the top!
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  • Rewarding visit to a place that has been victim of human stupidity, but fortunately saved by science. To see for lovers of prehistory and history with a guide who makes me want to learn more and very friendly.
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  • Cave to visit not to Miss
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  • Well everything is still in good condition
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