Grotte du Mas d'Azil, Le Mas-d'Azil

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  • Superb tour guide passionate, children are excited and adults too! A very good time!
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  • Improvised by the way stop by the, so that to do why not take a look. Nice visit, a guide to the top, interesting and beautiful to see. Between the cave and the 'Museum' we're having a good time. But the price is a bit high for my taste, which explains the note of 3 instead of 4. For many visiting, the cave has nothing more than another (from a general point of view). But very good time anyway!
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  • It is a cave that have to be walking. We have been on a couple of occasions and it is always spectacular. If you go with the car you expect not crossing it with the road. You have to walk and listen the river while it impresses you. There is a part of the cave that are paying, and well, the truth is we recommend other caves in the area much better (Groutte of Niaux, one of the best caves in the world with stunning cave paintings). My opinion is that not need to pay to see the cave, but if you need to cross it walking. You'll be surprised.
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  • Interesting guided tour in the cave (it's a dry one so no stalactites) but some part of it are average and just about making it last longer (actors talking about their theory about how developed were the first inhabitants = anyonelse found that boring?). Still, the most impressive part of the cave is free to see and driving in it is pretty cool. Walk around from the outside gives you also some nice view on the area.
  • Not a lot of parking spaces. A very nice view on the Grotte, nice to walk thru. I didnt do the guided tour inside the Grotte. After an hour we were done, because there just wasnt a lot to do.
  • An amazing, huge cavern with a river running through it. Used by people since the stone ages there are a lot of interesting things to see, but unfortunately only by going on a tour. I felt the guide really rushed through and didn't get enough time to explore or soak up the atmosphere. Ticket price includes entry to the museum, but the museum was shut!
  • Great tourism site. Enjoyed the visit.
  • We enjoyed the tour - the guide did a great job of explaining the sights in both French and English to a mixed crowd. Very interesting discussion of the different human and animal remains, and the distinct cultures of the people that lived there. Surprising additions to the cave: opera music and light show, random space dog, modern art chandelier exhibits, and imagined conversations between archaeologists.
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