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Grotte des Canalettes

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A welcome break from the heat and a good attraction

Visited during the hot summer of 2018 and the constant internal temperature of 14 degrees was a... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Rhodesey123
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A magical experience

I’d never seen caves like this before. I can only imagine what other wonders lie see within the... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
scottsanderson
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THE CAVES OF LES CANALETTES: A MAGICAL DAY OUT! The caves of Les Grandes Canalettes are located at a mere 300 metres from the UNESCO World Heritage medieval town of Villefranche-de-Conflent in the département of Pyrénées-Orientales, and at the foot...more
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Route de Vernet les Bains, 66500 Villefranche-de-Conflent, France
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Visited during the hot summer of 2018 and the constant internal temperature of 14 degrees was a welcome relief from the 36 degrees outside. Caves are an out and back walking tour with various feature pointed out via boards or signs on the specific piece....More

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Grottes66, Gérant at Grotte des Canalettes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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Au nom de toute l'équipe des Grottes des Canalettes, un grand merci pour avoir pris le temps, de mettre cette...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I’d never seen caves like this before. I can only imagine what other wonders lie see within the Earth. Thank you so much !

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Grottes66, Gérant at Grotte des Canalettes, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank your very much for your message and note. A best regard...

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Visited here with three young kids (all under 5). A fantastic cave experience - one of the best run caves and most interesting cave system I've been to. Friendly staff and extensive areas to explore. Well worth the visit.

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Grottes66, Gérant at Grotte des Canalettes, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you very much for your message and note. Best Regard.

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

These caves are large, impressive and well organised to cope with large numbers of visitors. The caverns are full of speleological features, making for very interesting viewing. However, the signing & infrastucture make for a slightly artificial visit - not much sense of adventure. Nevertheless,...More

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Grottes66, Gérant at Grotte des Canalettes, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Thank you very much for your message and note. Bests regards.

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Wow!! These caves are exceptionally, I was in awe.... ABSOLUTELY worth 10€ and a visit when in Villefranche!

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Grottes66, Gérant at Grotte des Canalettes, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thank you very much for your message and note. Best regard.

Reviewed 18 October 2017

One of the most spacious caves I have ever visited. The interior is well maintained and kept very clean. Learnt a lot about rock formations of the Pyrenees alps from the information boards.

Thank MarcusLYK
Grottes66, Gérant at Grotte des Canalettes, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thank you very much for your note and message. Best regard.

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely cave but the visit was slightly spoiled for me by the garish signage and café at the entrance. The cave is massive and the kids loved it. Could do more to emphasise the beauty of nature rather than add in lots of distractions ......More

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Grottes66, Gérant at Grotte des Canalettes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thanks for your criticize. Bests ragards.

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Forget chedder caves this is the real deal. Well worth the 10 € adult fee. The light and sound show at the end of the cave was brilliant.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Superlatives fail in describing how amazing this cave is. Grand spaces, fantastic stone formations, excellent lighting, classical arias in the largest chamber (the loop has only 3 pieces). Younger kids get a treasure-hunt-like brochure (with stereo-glasses and a flashlight). Older kids and adults simply walk...More

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Grottes66, Gérant at Grotte des Canalettes, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you very much for jour message and note. Bests regards.

Reviewed 4 August 2017

This is the most impressive cave I have ever seen. So many, such beautiful formations. Be aware that the trip advisor map currently locates this cave south of Corneilla, however it is actually north of the town, closer to Villefranche. The cave name on the...More

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Pas de réservation nécessaire. Grotte ouverte tous les jours de 10h à 17h30 (dernière entrée). Bien se couvrir 14°. Cordialement.
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