Geological formations in the Pech Merle cave in Cabrerets
Geological formations in the Pech Merle cave in Cabrerets
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Painting of spotted horses in the Grotte du Pech Merle
Painting of spotted horses in the Grotte du Pech Merle
Cave of Pech Merle
Aurochs on the walls of the Pech Merle cave in Cabrerets
Aurochs on the walls of the Pech Merle cave in Cabrerets
R. Flament - Cave of Pech Merle
in the Célé Valley
Unmissable visit to the Lot, the Grotte du Pech Merle: witness to the artistic soul of our ancestors more than 25 years ago, informs, enriches, learns, but above all it moves with its history and its exceptional natural heritage. 000 hour visit, through 1 rooms, over a 7 km visit, you will go from discovery to wonder! 

An impressive collection of paintings

Spotted horses - Grotte du Pech Merle
Spotted horses - Grotte du Pech Merle
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She still has secrets to reveal, but already shares so much thanks to the passion of her guides. They will know how to make you understand that you admire one of the most beautiful artistic expressions of prehistory (among the oldest in Europe), exceptionally preserved! Bisons, mammoths, horses, aurochs, negative hands, ... Here more than 70 animals and no less than 800 motifs adorn this parietal masterpiece!

Aurochs on the walls of the Pech Merle cave in Cabrerets
Aurochs on the walls of the Pech Merle cave in Cabrerets
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A creation of nature 

Pech Merle is also the art of nature: shaped by water and time, the cave creates its own works.

Record room in the Pech Merle cave in Cabrerets
Record room in the Pech Merle cave in Cabrerets
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Drop after drop, century after century, water has created a magical world shapes and colors in the cave. Your eyes will marvel at the columns, draperies, stalactites and stalagmites, ... that the guides will explain to you.

have fun, as with clouds, to reinvent their shapes and interpretations.

Once the amazement of the discovery of concretions has passed, you will again be captivated by seeing and learning the secrets of the formation of these jewels: the spinning tops and cave pearls! 

Pearls and spinning tops (geological formations) in the Pech Merle cave
Pearls and spinning tops (geological formations) in the Pech Merle cave
R. Flament - Cave of Pech Merle
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