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

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Cave Nature / Park
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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  • We enjoyed the tour although we could not understand a word of French as no provision is made. Heaven help you if you wonder over to the adjoining party, you are quickly sent back to your own party 't...  more »
  • We took the first tour of a cool rainy day at 1030 AM in a small group of about 10 people. Our guide was very good. She was clearly interested in the cave's geology and was quite imaginative in expres...  more »
  • 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...  more »
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  • Amazing sense of history
  • Interesting and sometimes beautiful
  • Very touching to see these drawings made 28000 years ago in an amazing cave. .. then walk around to the camp of archeologists and go to the discovery of the cave to the bald mice. .. emotions guaranteed for the big and the small
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  • Fascinating visit! At 28 million years old caves, it can't refuse...
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  • Interesting and endow a rich history, this place is very nice to visit in the summer.
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