Gouffre de Padirac and Caves

The Lot offers a lots of caves to visit (Padirac, Lacave...) located not far from the Camping la Plage.

Disover the most popular caves below. You can also visit the Gouffre de cabouy, the Valleys of Ouysse and Alzou or the resurgence of Saint-Sauveur and its turquoise water. You can find more information on the Dordogne Valley website.
Gouffre de Padirac



Gouffre de Padirac

(27 minutes / 23 kms)

The biggest and most famous chasm of Europe (75m deep, 33m wide) with its trip in a small boat along the underground river, 103m below ground level.
Visit: 1h30, with 40min guided visit.

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Cave of Cougnac



Cave of Cougnac

(45 minutes / 35 kms)

Discover the prodigious mineral vegetation surrounding authentic prehistoric paintings, the oldest paintings open to the public and one of the most beautiful ceiling in France.
Its gallery is listed historical monument since 1954.
Visit: 1h15

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Lascaux Cave



Lascaux Cave

(55 minutes / 50 kms)

Lascaux is on of the most importante decorated caves of the Paleolithic era by the number and the quality of the paintings. The copy of Lascaux was achieved and opened in december 2016 within the Internalional Parietal Art Center of Montignac.
The new imagery technologies are used to discover this beautiful replica.
Visit: 2h30

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Cave of Wonders



Cave of Wonders

(16 minutes / 13 kms)

The prehistory cave of Wonders in Rocamadour is a cave decorated from the Paleolithic era, which offers cistalline concretions and parietal patterns.
Visit: 45 minutes

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Caves of Lacave



Caves of Lacave

(11 minutes / 6 kms)

Access the heart of the cave from a small train and let the 1.6km long underground cave system guid you through its 12 enchanting rooms, its waterfalls, stalactites and stalagmites.
Visit: 1h20

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Caves of Presque



Caves of Presque

(32 minutes / 28 kms)

The caves of Presque, found in 1825, offer a beautiful cathedral of concretions of various shapes and tints, with its monumental stalagmites of 8 to 10meters.
Visit: 40 minutes

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Cave of Pech Merle in Cabrerets



Cave of Pech Merle in Cabrerets

(1h06 minutes / 63 kms)

This center of Parietal art displays mineral concretions, prehistory paintings of animals and humans over 1km of gallery and 7 rooms.
Visit: 1h00

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