Pech Merle Cave

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The Pech Merle Cave

The Pech Merle Cave

Come and see authentic prehistoric paintings which are over 20,000 years old ! Exceptional works of art are conserved on the walls of the Pech Merle cave. Hundreds of representations adorn the cave : mammoths, bison, horses, aurochs… These figures are in their original natural setting : a breathtaking site with a fascinating geological history.

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The Prehistory Museum

The Prehistory Museum

A visit to the museum is an indispensable complement to a visit of the cave providing more information about the Pech Merle paintings, the main representations in other painted caves in Quercy closed to the public, and 350,000 years of regional prehistory.

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News

  • Esprit Lot

    Journée d'accueil pour les membres du réseau "Esprit Lot" Visite du village de Cabrerets  

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  • La grotte du Pech Merle est ouverte en février et mars

    La grotte du Pech Merle est ouverte en février et mars

    Pendant le mois de janvier, la grotte se repose et ne reçoit aucun visiteur. Durant l’hiver, et même s’il fait...

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Location of the Pech Merle cave in Cabrerets (Lot)

Location

The Pech Merle cave is located in the commune of Cabrerets, in the Lot département, in the south west of France

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