Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine, Carcassonne

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Cavern features like draperies, waterfalls, and columns come to life at Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine, one of the world's largest caves open to tourists. The crystallization in the cave is varied: calcite, aragonite, and a range of colored metal oxides exist here, some of which create the famous red rooms. Also admire the iron oxide-colored rooms of bright ocher with trays and disks hanging from the ceiling, as well as the underground river carved into blue marble. Work out when and for how long to visit Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine and other Carcassonne attractions using our handy Carcassonne day trip planning website.
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  • Beautiful caves which are beautifully arranged so that one can really enjoy the visit. Especially the bridge that takes you into the middle. The lighting is lovely and one can fully enjoy the natural....  more
    Beautiful caves which are beautifully arranged so that one can really enjoy the visit. Especially the bridge that takes you into the middle. The lighting is lovely and one can fully enjoy the natural....  more »
  • Stunning place. Amazing what nature can do. We are looking forward to doing their more in depth tours when we can get a baby sitter. 
    Stunning place. Amazing what nature can do. We are looking forward to doing their more in depth tours when we can get a baby sitter.  more »
  • In the depths of the Black Mountain, over thousands of years water carved out an immense cavern which is deeper than the Eiffel Tower is high with stalagtytes and other beautiful geological... 
    In the depths of the Black Mountain, over thousands of years water carved out an immense cavern which is deeper than the Eiffel Tower is high with stalagtytes and other beautiful geological...  more »
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  • Spectacular views. Very knowledgeable tour guide. Maybe needs other languages possibilities. We had a great afternoon there.
  • The place was amazing. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and the people upfront were quick and nice. Beautiful place. A must see
  • These caves are pretty impressive. We just did the normal tour but you can do adventure tours offering a lot more activities
  • Spectacular cave system, scary glass viewing platform, not usually worried by these, but the platform moves!!
  • Impressive huge cave, with remarkable unique geology and some advantageous activities

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