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Grand Roc Cave

An exceptional gem of concretions in the Dordogne

Welcome to the Grand Roc Cave

Discovered by Jean Maury on 29 April 1924, The caves of the Great Roc were arranged and opened for the visit in 1927. They open at half the height of an impressive cliff overlooking the Vézère valley in Les Eyzies.

In this place, the spectator amazed circulates in a veritable mineral forest composed of an incredible variety and density of crystallizations rarely equalled in the other caves.
Calcite flows line the soil in places. Of the ceiling hang from sometimes fine stalactites, sometimes imposing and translucent. From the ground leave stalagmites sometimes joining together to create columns. We also admire a lot of eccentrics and draperies highlighted by a light that intensifies the colours of the concretions. A few tens of meters, Visit the Shelters of Laugerie low.
Take advantage of the low Laugerie shelters a few meters away to allow the children to enrich their visit through workshops "animals and prehistoric hunting" and "Cro-Magnon architect".

Nocturnal visits of the cave to the Storm lamp: In the footsteps of Jean Maury 

Every Monday in July-August of 20h30 To 22:00

To know the history of prehistory in Périgord, following the footsteps of Jean Maury. Discover the Cave of the great Roc from a different angle, plunge into the darkness in the conditions close to the discovery with the help of storm lamps and live a time out of time.


Price details

Grand Roc Cave Tickets - 2020

Adults 8,10 € per adult
Children (5 to 12 years old) : 5,60 €.
Children (-5 years old): Free

Groups * (20 people):
Adults and schoolchildren over 12 years old** : 6,40 €.
School-aged 12: €3.70

Grand Roc / Laugerie Basse Twin Ticket - 2020

Adult : 11,70 €.
Child (5 to 12 years old) : 7,50 €.
Children (-5 years old): Free

Groups * (20 people):
Adults and schoolchildren** over 12 years old : 8,60 €.
School-aged 12: €5.90

* FROM 20 persons and on reservation; Free attendant and Driver
* * School: 1 free attendant for 10 students/Adults: 1 driver and 1 free attendant

For Laugerie Basse: self-guided tour with digital tablet (guide only on request at the time of booking)

For the cave: guided tour

Duration: 30min
Capacity: 25 pers
In French and English (other languages, depending on the season, consult us)
Bus Parking at 50m

Prehistory and geology pass (Grand Roc/Laugerie Basse/Lascaux/Parc du Thot): adults + 13 years old 35,00 €, children up to 12 years old 22,90 €.

Dates and Times

The Grand Roc cave has been adapted to ensure visits in the best conditions of safety and in compliance with health measures. Your safety and that of our staff remain our priority. Wearing a mask is obligatory from the age of 10 and you can buy one on site if necessary. We invite you to buy your tickets online and to read the visitor's charter before your arrival.

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Groups welcome on request, please contact us



Black Périgord
Route de Perigueux, 24620 les Eyzies
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