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Gouffre de Padirac, Padirac

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#1 of 412 in Parks in Occitanie
Cave Landmark Must See
Grab comfortable shoes and a warm sweater to explore Gouffre de Padirac, a 33-m (108-ft) wide natural chasm that's 13 C (55 F) all year long. After you descend 103 m (994 ft) using the elevator, lifts, and staircases, you'll board a boat on the the subterranean river for a 500 m (1,640 ft) ride. At Rain Lake, resume your tour of the Great Caves on foot, past formations wrought by a millennia of erosion from flowing water. The caves and surrounding parks are family friendly, with children's activities, a picnic site, a restaurant, a park, and a gift shop. To avoid long lines, book advanced tickets online for admission, the tour, and elevator access. Arrange your visit to Gouffre de Padirac and discover more family-friendly attractions in Padirac using our Padirac online trip maker .
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  • Very beautiful piece of nature. We take full eyes all along the way. Provide warm clothing 13 ° C underground summer and winter. This has been our best outing last summer. Children are still stuck!
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  • Visit essential if you're in the area. It is worth entering this magnificent cave, is a cathedral.
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  • This place is awesome! Exuberant nature. Pardirac is a cave to 130 m depth and your input is a huge crater. As we go down the surprises abound. Once at the bottom, there is a boat and, then, is so dazzling! Only 2, 5 km are open to the public but the total course has 23 km until the reappearance of the river. No
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