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Niaux cave

Cultural, Recreational activities, Tourist cave / Other landscaped natural sites in Niaux
  • Walk in the footsteps of the Cro-Magnons, with the emotion of an explorer and the light of a lamp: you have an appointment with a part of your history.

  • The Niaux cave is unique, and that's no false promise. The 1h45 guided tour allows you to admire, like nowhere else, the authentic paintings of our ancestors concentrated in the Salon Noir. No facsimiles here, but superb animal paintings combined with enigmatic signs that transport you to distant times for a sacred adventure.

    ATTENTION: The cave is neither equipped nor lit, and the route (2.5km in total) is hilly and must be completed in a limited time. For this reason, the visit is not...
    The Niaux cave is unique, and that's no false promise. The 1h45 guided tour allows you to admire, like nowhere else, the authentic paintings of our ancestors concentrated in the Salon Noir. No facsimiles here, but superb animal paintings combined with enigmatic signs that transport you to distant times for a sacred adventure.

    ATTENTION: The cave is neither equipped nor lit, and the route (2.5km in total) is hilly and must be completed in a limited time. For this reason, the visit is not suitable for people with motor disabilities, and is not recommended for children under 6 or people with mobility problems.
    > Walking sticks, backpacks, walking sticks, strollers, baby carriers and photos are not permitted.

    The tour of the cave is guided and lasts about 1h45.
    The cave is not equipped or lit, and the route (2.5km in total) is hilly and has to be completed in a limited amount of time. For this reason, the visit is not suitable for people with motor disabilities, and is not recommended for children under 6 years of age or for people with mobility problems.

    Online booking is compulsory.
  • Environment
    • Mountain view
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • French
  • Groups (Max capacity)
    • 25  Maximum number of people
Services
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • Toilets
  • Services
    • Booking obligatory
    • Shop
Rates
Payment methods
  • Check
  • Cash
  • Bank/credit card
  • Apple Pay
  • Online payment
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Contactless payment
  • From January 3, 2023 to January 31, 2024
  • From February 1, 2024 to January 5, 2025
  • Adult
    15 €
  • Child
    11 €
  • Large family
    45.50 €

    • Valid for two adults and two children.

  • Student
    12 €

    • For students under 26.

  • Adult
    16 €
  • Child
    12 €
  • Large family
    49.50 €

    • Valid for two adults and two children.

  • Student
    13 €

    • For students under 26.

Openings
Openings
  • From January 1, 2024 until January 7, 2024
    Closed On Monday
  • From January 8, 2024 until February 11, 2024
    Closed On Monday , On Tuesday , On Wednesday , On Thursday , On Friday
  • From February 12, 2024 until November 3, 2024
    Open Everyday
  • From November 4, 2024 until November 10, 2024
    Closed On Monday , On Tuesday , On Wednesday , On Thursday , On Friday
  • From November 11, 2024 until November 17, 2024
    Closed On Tuesday , On Wednesday , On Thursday , On Friday
  • From November 18, 2024 until December 22, 2024
    Closed On Monday , On Tuesday , On Wednesday , On Thursday , On Friday
  • From December 23, 2024 until January 5, 2025
    Closed On Wednesday
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