Abri de Laugerie Basse
Prehistoric site inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage List
Welcome to the prehistoric shelters of Laugerie Basse
At the prehistoric shelters of Laugerie Basse, stroll under a veritable habitat occupied by man from the Magdalenian epoch, and which was a place of essential excavations for archaeologists. Thanks to a digital tablet, which will be your guide during the visit, Discover, why and how men have appropriated this place to inhabit it since prehistory. This fun visit will delight your children who will learn while having fun. A real leap in time! Bring back a souvenir with the Photomagnon!
The prehistoric site Low Laugerie Shelter, occupied between-15 000 and-10 000 BC, served as a reference to Prehistorians from around the world.
The numerous archaeological vestiges discovered, testify to an unparalleled cultural and aesthetic activity in the region, even in Europe. The ensemble of decorated furniture, exceptionally varied, perfectly illustrates the quality of the drawings of the "modern" men of prehistory.
The site consists of two shelters: the shelter of Marseille and the shelter called Classic.
Your visit to the low Laugerie shelter:
A new family visit tour makes you discover the richness of this place. You start with a 3d projection that addresses the main aspects of the site (geology, archaeology, way of life and symbolic expression): the opportunity to discover the objects that have made the fame of Laugerie Bass in the nearest angles. Then using a tablet, you will be invited to perform a virtual archaeological dig and to discover in situ the site thousands of years in reality augmented at 360 ° degrees.
At the edge of the Vézère, the "mineral forest" of the great Roc, the prehistoric shelters and the cliffs developed at historical times, represent a unique and indispensable set for the visitor.
A few dozen meters from The Cave of the Great Roc, Les Eyzies de Tayac, the low Laugerie shelter with a new tour circuit
Night tour of the Grand Roc cave in summer
Prehistoric shelters of Laugerie Basse - 2023
Adults (13 years and over): 9€ purchase on site / 8,70€ purchase online
Children (5 to 12 years old): €6.40 purchase on site / €6.20 purchase online
Privilege card (1 year): 21 €.
Groups (13 years old and more) : 5,90 € *
Groups (up to 12 years old) : 3,80€ ** (for groups)
Grand ROC/Laugerie Low pair ticket :
Adults (13 years and over): 12,90€ purchase on site / 12,30€ purchase online
Children (5 to 12 years old): 8,20€ purchase on site / 7,90€ purchase online
Groups (+13 years old) : 9.00
Group (up to 12 years old) : 6,20
Prehistory Pass (Lascaux/parc du Thot/Laugerie bass):
Adult (13 years and over): 32,90€ purchase on site / 31,40€ purchase online
Children (5 to 12 years old): €21.50 purchase on site / €20.50 purchase online
Groups (+13 years): 24 €.
Group (up to 12 years): €15.30
* FROM 20 persons and on reservation; Free attendant and Driver
* * School: 1 free attendant for 10 students/Adults: 1 driver and 1 free attendant
Groups: Providing a guide on reservation
Capacity: 50 people
In French (other languages, depending on the season, consult us).
Bus Parking at 50m
Dates and Times
Prehistoric Shelters of Laugerie Basse - 2023
From February 04 to April 07: from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 5pm*.
From April 08 to July 09: from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm
From July 10th to August 27th : from 10am to 7pm
From August 28 to November 05: from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm
From November 06 to December 31: from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 5pm*.
Admission 1 hour before closing time. Closed on 25 December and 1 January. *Closed on Mondays except during school holidays and public holidays.