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Grotte de Tourtoirac, Perigueux

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Discovered in 1995, Grotte de Tourtoirac showcases a 3 km (1.8 mi) cave that was opened to the public in 2010 after extensive exploration. Take a tour on the 300 m (984 ft) path, which is lit and handicapped accessible. As you walk, examine the cave's natural rock formations--fistulas, massive columns, jellyfish, draperies, and more. To visit Grotte de Tourtoirac on your holiday in Perigueux, and find out what else Perigueux has to offer, use our Perigueux tour planner.
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  • Cave of high quality visit, family with children at an early age, no problem.
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  • nothing exceptional apart from the tragic history of the discovery, cave c... l bag so go compulsory return. the famous led lighting was probably broken bars there are some tens of years but more so far. hurry and anti-child guide. disappointed with this site.
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  • Discovered by speleologists who rebounded an underground river which flows into a beautiful source of the beautiful village of Tourtoirac. Visit the Abbey... This having no natural access, a well has been dug on the set. The cavity has beautiful volumes, beautiful concretions and the small river which flows at the bottom. No prehistoric presence. I went with a child of 7 years... too young a bit boring for him. If you have the time, on the way back visit the village cemetery and look for the Royal Tombs of the family of George of Touneins. King of Araucania and Patagonia...
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  • Nice Cave - first time seen by us - it is hard to get there if you dont know where exacly it is - the guide tour have hard accent in english (not easy to understand)
  • Very interesting visit. Beauty of naturally created forms. Show sound and light. Exceptional: access for persons with reduced mobility. Nice guide which provides useful explanations.
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  • Very nice and accessible to all.
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  • What a beautiful place! We appreciate the 13 degree by this heat wave, and the lift that takes us 25 meters underground!
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  • Very beautiful cave to see if you're in the area
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