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Gouffre de Padirac, Padirac

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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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  • It is truly magical and beautiful. Provide a small wool you will support her. The staff who greets us and accompanies us in the boat is very friendly. This output is suitable to all.
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  • Impossible D imagine how beautiful and spectacular came out of season but during the school holidays no reserve but C is advisable to count 1 h 30 visit should be to the family € 13,50 offerings at the top Audio guide included in the price are also of tours with a guide to find out schedules souvenir shops will restore access stairs or elevators but I Council stairs down equipment SNEAKERS and Cardigan recommends 13 degrees to make absolutely
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  • We visited the Gulf in October and outside school holidays. Thus, we were able to enjoy the places while taking our time. We were alone on the boat! The audioguides are very useful. The Boatman has confirmed to us that in the summer, there are 6 to 7 000 visitors per day and the day or we were there, they hoped to receive 200! To the extent possible of course, this kind of site worth visiting out of season... But he must still remember that Mother Nature is not equipped with the engineering and design of Disneyland and has no plans to equip the Padirac chasm for the thousands of tourist. All that is worth...
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