A cave with authentic prehistoric drawings. Paintings or engravings the figures show mammoths, horses, bison, human hands and silhouettes. The lines play with the relief and the color of the rock. It is an authentic masterpiece of European prehistoric art.
In 2022, Pech Merle celebrates the centenary of the discovery of paintings. Discover the cave with new tour formulas, visit the new prehistory museum and take part in the centenary events and festivities!
Reservation strongly recommended all year round on www.pechmerle.com Visit in English for groups by reservation. Visit in English for families: booking on our website. Children's group rate: no mention of age because this rate is applied to school groups including young students. The free visit of the cave does not exist.
Duration of visit: 60 mnLanguage(s) of the visit:
- Cave and chasm
- Archeological site
- Chains and labels
- Qualité Tourisme
- Qualité Tourisme Occitanie Sud de France
At the Pech-Merle cave, descend into the bowels of the Earth and go in search of 25-year-old engravings and paintings.
- Adult rate (guided tour) €14
- Child rate €3.5
- Child rate (guided tour) €8.5
- Adult group guided tour €11
- Guided tour for children €7.5
- Credit card
- French bank and postal checks
- French "Chèques vacances"
The times are those of the sale of tickets, subject to the availability of places: PLEASE NOTE: for the protection of the cave, the number of visitors to the Pech Merle cave is limited each day. It is possible to book and pay for tickets in advance, on our website. No reservation by email. Booking is strongly recommended all year round, several days in advance. The schedule of the guided tour is specified when purchasing the tickets.