Culture and heritage

Caves and avens

Caves and avens

Caves, avens and underground world of Ardèche

During your holidays in southern Ardèche, do not fail to visit its wonderful sites...

Chauvet Cave 2

Discovered in 1994, the Chauvet Cave, which revolutionized the history of art and mentalities, has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its replica, the Chauvet Cave 2, opened in 2015, finally allows the public to discover the first great masterpiece of

The exclusively guided visit of the Chauvet Cave 2 invites you to a journey to the origins of art, to an immersion in Prehistory.

Visit the website.

Aven d’Orgnac

One of Europe’s finest caves guided tour will reveal to you huge chambers, age-old concretions and delicate crystallizations, on the same site is the prehistoric Forum
Visit the website.

Grotte de Saint Marcel

Located at the heart of the Natural Reserve of the Ardèche canyon, the Saint Marcel cave, with 57 km of network, is one of the largest in France, you will discover outstanding chambers and galleries: the Cathedral and the Cascade de Gours, a waterfall of calcites’s basins wich are unique in Europe
Visit the website.

the South flavors


near by

For the
groups / events