Category : Dordogne Caves and Shelters

Getting Tickets for Font de Gaume 2016

Getting Tickets for Font de Gaume 2016

Font de Gaume 2016 Latest ticket Info Visitors from around the world visit Les Eyzies de Tayac, with the main goal being a visit to Font de Gaume....

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Venus of Laussel

Venus of Laussel

The Venus of Laussel is a limestone bas relief of a nude woman displaying the horn of a wisent in one hand, while she gestures toward her swollen...

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La Roque St Christophe

La Roque St Christophe

Halfway between les Eyzies and Montignac-Lascaux, in the  Vézère Valley rises the high cliff of La Roque St Christophe. This wall of limestone...

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History of the Lascaux Caves

History of the Lascaux Caves

The Lascaux Caves in the Dordogne region of southwest France contain some of the oldest and finest prehistoric art in the world. The cave paintings,...

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Rouffignac

Rouffignac

The cave of Rouffignac is unique in many ways. First, it is about three miles from the Vèzére River, all the others are much closer. Secondly it is...

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Les Combarelles

Les Combarelles

On the left bank of the Beune River, a group of caves are located at the opening of the small Combarelles Valley. The entrance to the Les Combarelles...

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Prehistoric cave paintings of Lascaux

Prehistoric cave paintings of Lascaux

Lascaux is the setting of a complex of caves in southwestern France famous for its cave paintings. The original caves are located near the village of...

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La Roque Gageac

La Roque Gageac

It is believed that the site of La Roque Gageac has been inhabited since Prehistoric times, and developed particularly during the Gallo-Roman period....

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Cap Blanc

Cap Blanc

Update 2013 Properly piecing together a rare early human skull (12,000 to 15,000 years old!) is a difficult task, but Robert Martin and JP Brown are...

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Font de Gaume

Font de Gaume

Located in Les Eyzies, on the Sarlat road, Font de Gaume Cave is a showpiece of Magdalenian engravings and paintings from around 14 000 BC. The...

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