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Paleosite, Saint-Cesaire

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Learn all about Neanderthals and the prehistoric ages by going for a visit to the Paleosite. The park area covers almost 10 hectares (24.7 acres) of land, while the covered area spreads across 2000 sq meters (21527.8 sq feet) of the site land. The theme park offers visitors a close look at the prehistoric world and the prehistoric lifestyle. Imagine taking a journey back in time, traveling 15 billion years back and living with Neanderthals. You can also do some shopping here, as the gift shop sells a huge collection of various memorabilia and archaeological items. Make Paleosite a part of your Saint-Cesaire vacation plans using our Saint-Cesaire travel itinerary planner.
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  • I was surprised at the extent of the site, which is based around a Neolithic grave site, and the range of indoor and outdoor activities on offer. The interior part of the exhibition is quite high-tech...  more »
  • We have been to this prehistoric site and museum a number of times. It's a great set up, educational and the kids as well as the adults love it. Lots of recreations, exhibits, animations and hands on ...  more »
  • I've visited Paleosite with my family. This was very nice and I really like introducing movies and face morphs. On a sidenote too few English instructions.  more »
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  • Out very nice especially for children. Reconstruction of prehistoric villages. Signs games and animations such as a fire or throw Javelin.
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  • Super visit, inside and out. Beautiful set scenes, animations all hours, size of flint, lighting of a fire, use of an atlatl for hunting, visit of the archaeological site, modeling, makeup...
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  • Very nice to see even when we don't like the prehistory. The staff is professional and friendly.
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  • Discover absolutely. Great host and very interesting to see Museum. A beautiful day.
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  • Very nice to visit, we learn things but more simple explanations for non connoisseurs would be to add
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