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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


Tariff details

Tariffs 2020 :

Adult (13 years old and +) : 8,60 €.
Child (5 to 12 years old) : 6,10 €.
Privilege Card (1 year): €20

Groups (13 years old and +): 5,70 € *
Groups (up to 12 years old): €3.60 * *

Grand ROC/Laugerie Low pair ticket :

Adult 11,70€ (adult)
Child 7,50€.

Groups (+13 years old) : 8,60€.
Group (up to 12 years old): €5.90

Prehistory Pass (Lascaux/parc du Thot/Laugerie bass):

Adult (13 + years old): €29.90
Child (5 to 12 years old): €19.50

Groups (+ 13 years old): €22.90
Group (up to 12 years old): €14.50

* 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

Duration: 1h

Capacity: 50 people
In French (other languages, depending on the season, consult us).
Bus Parking at 50m

Dates and Times

From 19 May to 6 July: 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm

From 7 July to 31 August: 10am to 7.30pm

From 28 August to 7 November: 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm

From 8 November to 2 January 2022: 10am to 12.20pm and 2pm to 5pm *

Closed on Mondays except during school holidays and public holidays


Adresse :
Route de Périgueux,24620 les eyzies
Black Périgord
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