La Grotte des Demoiselles, Saint-Bauzille-de-Putois

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La Grotte des Demoiselles has served as, among other things, a hiding place and refuge for people from various walks of life. Exploring the cave was quite perilous until the 20th century, when it was outfitted with concrete stairs, walkways, sturdy railings, and extensive lighting. The name, which also has been "fairies' grotto," comes from a legend about a young shepherd who followed his lamb into the cave until he fell into a vast chamber known as the cathedral. Just before losing consciousness, he reportedly saw a vision of young ladies dancing and singing around him. When he awoke, he was outside the cave with his lamb. A visit to La Grotte des Demoiselles represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Saint-Bauzille-de-Putois trip itinerary website to plot your vacation.
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  • Don't miss out if you're in the area. It's beautiful, breathtaking. Even the children are amazed.
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  • A beautiful cave. Contrary to a review I read, our guide was perfect. Thanks to him we learned a lot about the cave and the characters that make it history.
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  • we visited this cave which is located on the heights of the THAURAC with our little children, what a magical sight!! attention is quite steep and sometimes a little slippery, difficult for people with reduced mobility But what a bonhuer to discover or rediscover this natural masterpiece to recommend of course!
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  • Most impressive cave I've ever been in and I've seen plenty. The cathedral Hall is very impressive. Would have liked the guided tour to move a bit slower so I could soak it up a bit more. There are chairs on several places but there was no time. The guides English was non existand as is normal in France. Don't doubt, just go and visit.
  • Astonishing and amazing cave. Worth a trip.
  • Stunning. Wear trainers.
  • Great place to visit and spectacular views! I do recommend it in summer ;)
  • A real Marvel. First you "climb" by train to rack, amazing, and then you take this same little train to "come down" after the visit. A first small caves and then the moment with a "whaouh" when you cross the "door". I won't say anything else, go see. And if you have the opportunity, a Christmas mass is celebrated there. It's pretty overwhelming. Drinks and snacks on site.
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