Grotte de Rouffignac, Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac

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#4 of 16 in Nature in Dordogne
One of the most extensive underground cave systems in the area, Grotte de Rouffignac spans about 8 km (5 mi). Some of its 250 etchings and drawings date back more than 15,000 years. Reach the cave via a train system that takes you about 1.6 km (1 mi) into its depths. This guided tour covers the cave's history and former inhabitants. Only 550 people are allowed into the cave each day, so plan accordingly. Add Grotte de Rouffignac to your Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Rouffignac-Saint-Cernin-de-Reilhac trip builder tool .
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  • Exciting visit to meet our artists ancestors always cryptic and misunderstood... a underground train ride to do absolutely
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  • We loved this stop on our Backroads Bike Tour. This was a bit off the beaten track and seemed very non touristy. Loved it!  more »
  • Go early and ride a train into the Cro Magnon past. The artists mostly drew outlines of the ice age animals - Mammoths, Ibexs, Horses and Rhinos. What is amazing is that the artists drew these large o...  more »

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