Abri de Cap Blanc, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

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A prehistoric rock shelter and World Heritage Site, Abri de Cap Blanc features animal sculptures dating from the Magdalenian era. Discovered in 1908, the shelter was first excavated in 1909--leading to the discovery of horse sculptures considered prehistoric masterpieces. Classified as a historical monument since 1910, the site also houses a museum nearby, devoted to the lives of the Cro-Magnon occupants. You can take a guided tour to learn more about the native people and the area's use. A visit to Abri de Cap Blanc represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • One of the very few sites in the world where you can see prehistoric carvings of horses in bas-relief, so skilfully carried out some 15,000 years ago. Guided tour only. A wonderful experience.  more »
  • After visiting the caves of Rouffignac, Font de Gaume and Les Combarelles I must admit that I was tired and nonplussed of this visit. Nevertheless the site is of utmost importance due to the size and ...  more »
  • One of the three most important caves of She-Eyzies-de-Tayac. Its special feature is that there are some beautiful reliefs of bison and horses about 25,000 years ago. Attention that at particular times tickets sell out. Guided tour.
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