Les Combarelles, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

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Les Combarelles, a series of caves formerly inhabited by Cro-Magnon people approximately 13,000-11,000 years ago, holds more than 600 prehistoric engravings of animals and symbols. Around the turn of last century, the galleries in the caves played a crucial role in the re-evaluation of the mental and technical capabilities of prehistoric humans. Formed by an underground river, the cave extends approximately 300 m (980 ft) long with an average width of 1 m (3.3 ft). It's open to the public, but the site only allows six people in at a time. Arrange to visit Les Combarelles and other attractions in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil using our Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil trip maker website .
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  • Family dinner on our recent trip. Joshua and DIdi were a delight. The food was fabulous and beautifully French.  more »
  • An amazing experience! The real paintings (rare to see in the world). It was beautiful, extremely interesting also from a geologic point of view and the guide was passionate, and knowleadgeable. Acces...  more »
  • We went in mid-September and had purchased our ticket that morning. We knew our tour would be in French but that was all that was available so we took it. When we got to the cave it was not pretentiou...  more »

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