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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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The Celestine Cave is a natural cave located 50 km East of Bordeaux. It is the unique underground river in Gironde. Our guided tour lasts about 1 hour. We equip you with helmets and boots. Come with us on an adventure through the Cave to discover its limestone corridors and magnificient limestone formations (stalactites, stalagmites, flowstone, columns...)

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Abyss of PROUMEYSSACDordogne

Crystal Cathedral The Abyss of Proumeyssac in Dordogne, called the Cathedral of Crystal, because of its immense underground domed chasm. Containing thousands of stalactites and stalagmites has been transformed into a Cathedral of Lights. The latest in lighting technology has been used to create two new...

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Cavern of THAÏSDrôme

A singular exterior setting that hides an exceptional underground universe The guided tour of the cavern of Thaïs, located in Drôme, takes about 1 hour to fully discover it, from its formation to its occupation by Homo Sapiens 15 000 years ago. The guide will explain his daily life, which includes hunting and the making of tools made of flint, bone or...

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Aven ARMANDLozère

A Heritage Unique in the World Aven Armand in Lozère Occitanie : 400 stalagmites forest - Treasure of earth and time A dense crystal forest like a virgin forest. An effusion of stone trees that frequently reach 15 to 20 meters high. The highest with its 30 meters is the largest known stalagmite in the world. A mineral vegetation with prodigious, magical...

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Grotte préhistorique de SAREPyrénées-Atlantique

The cave where Prehistory, Traditions and Legends meet. Come and visit an exceptional natural site, dating back over 2 million years. A guided visit in sound and lights where geology, prehistory, traditions and legends meet. The visit pays homage to the great anthropologist JM Barandiaran, who devoted...

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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,...

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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...