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Grottes de Betharram features five stories of caves that you can access by foot, boat, or train. Discovered in 1810, this was one of the first grottos open to the public and later was the first to use electric illumination. Travel along a 2.8 km (1.7 mi) route to see the whole cavern. If you leave the grottos by boat, you'll float into the river Gave de Pau. Use our Saint-Pe-de-Bigorre trip maker tool to visit Grottes de Betharram on your trip to Saint-Pe-de-Bigorre, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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Grottes de Betharram Reviews
Une merveille de la nature. Un incontournable! Accessible et époustouflant, et abordable ce site nous amène dans un autre univers. La seule chose... les toilettes turcs a l accueil ne devrait pas être... more »A wonder of nature. A must! Breathtaking, accessible, and affordable this site brings us into another world. The only thing... the Turkish toilet has the staff should not be!
Très belle visite et site magnifique. Le guide a beaucoup d'humour. Seul bémol : la boutique et les souvenirs très vieillots. more »Very nice and beautiful site. The guide has a lot of humor. Only downside: the shop and very old memories.
Les grottes sont magnifiques et bien aménagées pour profiter entièrement des salles et couloirs creusés. Le guide bien sympathique et très clair dans ses explications lorsqu'on lui pose des questions.... more »The caves are beautiful and well appointed to take full advantage of the empty corridors and rooms. The guide very nice and very clear in his explanations when asked questions. To do!
The cave is huge! It felt like we were in there forever but our tiredness may have been due to the 45 minute cue we had to stand in. It was a bit of a cueing mission, cue for the bus, cue for the ticket, cue for the boat. The boat ride was short and deeply unspectacular but the train was fun! It is a spectacular cave in terms of size and the three young children got plenty of room to run as the tour progresses quite quickly. The ticket office and the gift shop are straight out of the 1920's.
It's a great place for groups of friends, couples and families. The tour takes about 1,5 hours and offers a great cave experience. You cannot enter alone, you have to join a tour. Afterwards one can also enjoy a beautiful café.
Brilliant and impressive half day tour. The your gets better and better and deeper and deeper, ending with a short miners train ride bringing you out to a large cafe and souvenir shop. Don't worry, there is no pressure to buy a coffee or souvenir, but most of us did because we were so happy with the underground experience.
Very nice.. Big cave whit Good lighting... The toilet by the entries is dirty. But the caves are very beautyfull.
A great cave exploration adventure, lead by very friendly guides. Personnalized explanations are available in multiple languages, allowing the full experience for non-french speakers.
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