Grottes du Cornadore, Saint-Nectaire

(2.6/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
Grottes du Cornadore feature Roman baths that have been in use since the 1st century. Each room gets warmer as you move through the caves: from the tepidarium (warm room) to the (caldarium) (hot room). You can still view the two perfectly preserved bathtubs from the 1st century. Large cave room have hanging stalagmites, pools, hot tubs, and baths with mineralized water that is rich in carbon dioxide. The cave shows you 2,000 years of hydrotherapy. This attraction is great for families with older children, and dogs are allowed. Put Grottes du Cornadore into our Saint-Nectaire vacation generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We were guided by a person who has been able to challenge us on the history of this cave on the ally water use. In Committee, the visit is more than pleasant. Thanks again to Ornella!
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  • Unexpected visit of Roman baths! Mandatory helmet use for adults can be bumping in tight places, wear waterproof shoes because you can put the feet in some puddles... the guide is very nice, gives good explanations, and answered questions. We ended up explanations of petrification. Our 3 year old son loved it.
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  • The guide was lovely and answered all of our questions. The cave is not very large, but you learn a lot of things. Everyone liked the visit.
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  • ➕ friendly guide ➖ excessive fee to see 3 poor rooms which 1 outdoor big doubt on the historical part and some forum confirm me my doubts. A real tourist grabs don't stop, disgusted to do have like that.
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  • Interesting to know how the Romans used this cave but without geological interest. We visited large and beautiful us
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  • Small caves but a visit that gave the e fun some information that I don't connessai not! A must see!
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  • Helpful but not much to see the cave is my meaning without interest and the Roman ruins at imagine
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  • Great visit, but very low ceiling
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