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Spotted horses - very wide view - Grotte du Pech Merle
© Rémi Flament

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 dating back 30 years. On site, visit the Quercy prehistory museum, which presents 000 years of human occupation in the region: from Neanderthals to the Gauls.

Visit information(s):

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 mn

Language(s) of the visit:
  • Français
  • English
Further information Equipment, comfort and services:
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Shop
  • Cave and chasm
  • Archeological site
Languages) :
  • English
  • Spanish
    Chains and labels
    • Qualité Tourisme Qualité Tourisme
    • Qualité Tourisme Occitanie Sud de France Qualité Tourisme Occitanie Sud de France
family park

At the Pech-Merle cave, descend into the bowels of the Earth and go in search of 25-year-old engravings and paintings.

inspection prices
  • Adult rate (guided tour) 15€
  • Child group rate 3.5€
  • Child rate 3.5€
  • Child rate (guided tour) 8.5€
  • Adult group guided tour 12€
  • Guided tour for children 7.5€
Payment methods
  • Credit card
  • French bank and postal checks
  • French "Chèques vacances"
  • Cash
Period(s) & times

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 cave of Pech Merle is limited every 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.

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