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Grotte de Lombrives Admission Ticket

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    Visit: Grotte de Lombrives, Route Nationale 20, 09400 Ussat France

    After a walk of 1.4 kilometers (which you can also do in a small train) your guide will accompany you in "the lair of the giants". Each step takes you from galleries to galleries to discover the formation of concretions, the shaping of an exceptional karstic network.

    Place of burial for men of the Bronze Age, known to Greeks and Romans, place of refuge (Cathars, Protestants ...), Lombrives has always been frequented by men, who left there more than 114 enigmatic symbols and 3,600 names. The oldest date from the sixteenth century as that of the future Henry IV, King of France. This is an opportunity to share key periods of our history (the Bronze Age, Catharism, hunt for Protestants, Henry of Navarre, mythology ....).

    You cross the sacred cathedral with exceptional acoustics. A unique room where artists perform in concert, some visitors meditate, gather, sing. The visit continues at the top of the steps: beautiful concretions, including the Mammoth, the Tomb of Pyrene (mother goddess of the Pyrenees in mythology), the Witch, the Virgin, ...

    Lombrives is a sacred place where the Cathars would have left their spiritual treasure, but it is also a place conducive to meditation.
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    Departure Point
    Grotte de Lombrives
    Duration
    2h
    Inclusions
    • Entry/Admission - Grotte de Lombrives
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    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please make sure you wear some comfortable shoes, walking shoes highly recommended
    • Jumper recommended as it could chilly in the cave
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 18 August 2019

    We had high hopes for these caves, based on other reviews; unfortunately the actual experience didn't live up to the promise. We arrived at the caves at around 2.30pm, bought our tickets (44 Euros for 2 adults and 2 kids) and were subsequently advised that...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Rachel E
    Reviewed 11 August 2019

    OK it is a very large network of caves but not particularly interesting. As a tourist attraction they really should cater better for English speakers. Extensive explanations in French, quite a bit of Dutch but just a few sentences for us Brits. For such historic...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 904julianh
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    • Duration: 2h
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