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The monument is open.

The Abri of Cap-Blanc, the Caves of Font-de-Gaume and Combarelles are open.

The number of visitors is nevertheless limited to 30 people per visit for Cap-Blanc, 13 people per visit for Font-de-Gaume and 7 people per visit for Combarelles.

Online reservations are required.

You will be safe

  • The presentation of a health pass will be mandatory to access the monument for anyone older than 12 years old and two months.
  • Please note that facial mask is compulsory.
  • Hydro-alcoholic gel will be at your disposal.

Opening hours

Visit suitable for children from 7 years old.

Abri of Cap-Blanc

19/05/2021 to 15/09/2021
10 am - 6 pm
Closed on Saturdays

16/09/2021 to 14/05/2022
10 am - 12.30 pm / 2 pm - 17.30 pm
Closed on Saturdays

15/05/2022 to 15/09/2022
10 am - 6 pm
Closed on Saturdays

Also closed on 01/01, 01/05 and 25/12.

Caves of Font-de-Gaume and Combarelles

19/05/2021 to 15/09/2021
9.30 am - 17.30 pm
Closed on Saturdays

16/09/2021 to 14/05/2022
9.30 am - 12.30 pm / 2 pm - 17.30 pm
Closed on Saturdays

15/05/2022 to 15/09/2022
9.30 am - 17.30 pm
Closed on Saturdays

Also closed on 01/01, 01/05 and 25/12.

Price

Rate - Adult / Abri of Cap-Blanc : 8€

Rate - Adult / Cave of Font-de-Gaume : 11.50€

Rate - Adult / Cave of Combarelles : 11.50€

GRATUITÉ

Moins de 18 ans (en famille et hors groupes scolaires)

18-25 ans (ressortissants des pays de l’Union Européenne et résidents réguliers non-européens sur le territoire français)

Personne handicapée et son accompagnateur

Demandeur d’emploi (sur présentation d’une attestation de moins de 6 mois)

Pass éducation (en cours de validité)

Voir les conditions de gratuité

Le 1er dimanche du mois, de novembre à mai inclus, pour tous, à l'Abri de Cap-Blanc.

Le 1er dimanche du mois, de novembre à mars inclus, pour tous, aux Grottes de Font-de-Gaume et des Combarelles.

Only the Abri of Cap-Blanc, the caves of Font-de-Gaume and Combarelles are open.

The number of visitors is nevertheless limited to 30 people per visit for Cap-Blanc, 13 people per visit for Font-de-Gaume and 7 people per visit for Combarelles.

Online reservations are required.

Visit suitable for children from 7 years old.

Access

Vézère Sites préhistoriques de la Vallée de la Vézère
1 rue du Musée
24620 Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sirueil
Ph. : (33) 05 53 06 86 00Fax : (33) 05 53 35 26 18
GPS coordinatesLatitude : 44.9361Longitude : 1.0136Plan your route

ADRESSE

Centre des monuments nationaux

Sites préhistoriques de la Vallée de la Vézère

Accueil-Billetterie de la Grotte de Font-de-Gaume

4 avenue des Grottes

24620 Les Eyzies

Tél. : 05 53 06 86 00

COORDONNÉES GPS

Latitude : 44.9370

Longitude : 1.0267

Abri de Cap-Blanc

D48

24620 Marquay

Tél. : +33 (0)5 53 59 60 30

COORDONNÉES GPS

Latitude : 44.9457

Longitude : 1.0970

  

EN VOITURE

Accès Accueil-Billetterie de la Grotte de Font-de-Gaume : aux Eyzies, suivre route de Sarlat, sur la D47.

Accès Abri de Cap-Blanc : depuis Les Eyzies ou Sarlat, sur la D47, suivre la D48 direction Tamniès / Abri de Cap-Blanc.

EN TRAIN

Ligne Paris-Limoges-Périgueux-Agen. Durée du trajet depuis Périgueux : 30 min

Distances depuis la Gare SNCF des Eyzies : environ 2 km pour la Grotte de Font-de-Gaume, 3,5 km pour la Grotte des Combarelles et environ 9 km pour l'Abri de Cap-Blanc.

Services and offers

Cave of Font-de-Gaume

  • Guided tour only, group of 13 people per visit.
  • Online booking only.
  • Visit suitable for children from 7 years old.
  • Sales desk, bookstore-boutique at the Cave of Font-de-Gaume.
  • Closed on Saturdays and 01/01, 01/05 and 25/12.

Cave of Combarelles

  • Guided tour only, group of 7 people per visit.
  • Online booking only.
  • Visit suitable for children from 7 years old.
  • Sales desk, bookstore-boutique at the Cave of Font-de-Gaume.
  • Closed on Saturdays and 01/01, 01/05 and 25/12.

Abri of Cap-Blanc

  • Guided tour only, group of 30 people per visit.
  • Online booking only.
  • Visit suitable for children from 7 years old.
  • Bookstore-boutique at the Abri of Cap-Blanc.
  • Closed on Saturdays and 01/01, 01/05 and 25/12.

Visit conditions

  • Only the Abri of Cap-Blanc, the caves of Font-de-Gaume and Combarelles are open.
  • Limited access.
  • Online reservations only.
  • Count around 1 hour of presence on each monument.
  • All visitors must wear a mask once inside the monuments (from 6 years old).
  • In reason of Vigipirate plan, no bags are allowed in monuments.
  • No dogs allowed.
  • Photographs and films prohibited.
  • Particularities of the cave of Font-de-Gaume :
    • Temperature of the cave: about 14°c. Provide suitable clothing.
    • Access to the cave by climbing a steep and narrow path of about 400 m.
    • In the cave: winding and narrow tour. Twilight. 
  • Particularities of the cave of Combarelles :
    • Temperature of the cave: about 12°c. Provide suitable clothing.
    • In the cave: visit circuit with narrow and low passages. Twilight. 
  • Particularities of the Abri de Cap-Blanc : 
    • Temperature of the shelter: from 15 to 18 ° C. Provide suitable clothing.
    • Access from the car park via a winding forest path of about 200 m, downward slope of about 11.5%.
    • Reception hall: ramp> 15%.

    Contact

    Caves of Font-de-Gaume and Combarelles

    Phone number : +33 (0)5 53 06 86 00

    Abri of Cap-Blanc

    Phone number : +33 (05) 53 59 60 30

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