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Let yourself be surprised! Beyond the authentic and nature shows, the caves of France invite you to discover a multitude of experiences and emotions engraved. Visiting a cave is unusual, surprising, fantastic, unexpected, mysterious, fairy discoveries giving rise to strong emotions and privileged moments to share with family and friends! The caves have not finished surprising you!

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Site touristique, reconstitution de grotte, Centre de découverte Grotte Chauvet 2 ArdècheSaône-et-Loire

In the heart of Ardèche, the Grotte Chauvet 2 Ardèche, the largest decorated cave replica in the world features an extraordinary collection of paintings, drawings, and engravings reproduced from the Chauvet Cave, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.In the depths of a cave, the first artists in the history of Humanity painted a masterpiece : horses, lions, rhinos...

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Grotte de BLANOTSaône-et-Loire
Phosphatières du CLOUP D’AURALLot

In the Quercy, 300 phosphatières were mined and abandoned in the 19th century. Scientific research since then has revealed more than 170 paleontological sites containing fossils tracing the life and climates of the region over more than 30 million years. The site of the Phosphatières du Cloup d'Aural is the only one accessible by the public. It is located...

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Cavern of DARGILANLozère

Being a visitor of Dargilan you're captured by the impressive dimensions and the variety of its accentuated natural colored formations. The original entrance, discovered in 1880 by a shepherd who hunted a fox, does not annouce the importance of the rooms which await the visitor. This underground maze, revealed in 1888 by Edouard Alfred Martel and...

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Photos de la publication de La Roque Saint-Christophe Officiel. Fort et Cité Trogloditiques.

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Grottes de France - Anecat a partagé du contenu Découvrez ou redécouvrez la grotte de Villars lors de la visite approfondie le jeudi 26 Mai à...

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06/06/22 : JIGT2022 – The events

Find below the JIGT2022 events, updated regularly, for the International Day of Showaves and Subterranean World 2022 – #JIGT2022. Converging views on Subterranean World Since 2017,...

Merry christmas and happy new year !

ANECAT - Grottes de France and its members wish you a merry Christmas and happy new year ! And also, beautiful underground discoveries in France and elsewhere !

Touristic caves designed ready to welcome you!

France hold an exceptional heritage of natural spaces to discover. With 108 natural caves, France ranks 3rd in the world. The development of the underground environment for visitors aims...