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Prehistoric Site of Regourdou (Site Prehistorique de Regourdou)

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Interesting place to visit

Negative comments about this place are real shame from my point of view. There is very interesting... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2016
Radovan M
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Step back in time and imagine the cavemen who once painted these ancient murals inside the walls of... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2016
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Jun 4, 2018
“Cruelty to bears!”
Oct 24, 2017
“Visit if you are interested in it”
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D704, Montignac, Lascaux, France
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

This is a small excavation with a few bits and pieces but it's also sold as a place where in keeping with the pre-historic times there are as there were then some bears. Somehow I had decent expectations of how they would be treated. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank longhaulfromlondon
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

The site is located about 2.5 hours by bus from Bordeaux. You can see a small archaeological exavation site, small museum and two bears living in bad conditions. Small museum shop and a bar with only basic refreshments and food. Nice surroundings with lot of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank maraquan
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Negative comments about this place are real shame from my point of view. There is very interesting history of the late owner of this place and about his quest to find entrance to Lascaux. By doing that he discovered one very important Neanderthal site. I...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Radovan M
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Step back in time and imagine the cavemen who once painted these ancient murals inside the walls of the caves of Lascaux. The paintings are estimated to be over 17,000 years old.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank lillian_ross
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

We came here to grab something to eat after visiting Lascaux II and we wish we didn't as it tainted the whole visit. The place is tacky and uninteresting, made obvious by the fact that they need live captive bears just to try and interest...More

Date of experience: September 2015
4  Thank Warren B
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

As a prehistoric site it's pretty dismal. The guide did her best but it was all in French and the items on display were just not interessting enough. However, i would still advise you to pay admission to get in so at least they will...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

This place generates income from those who have time to kill before or after a visit to Lascaux II nearby. The displays try to be informative but are in French only. Outside bears, deer and other "stone age" animals wander about in the enclosures. Inside,...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank CopenhagenMark
Reviewed 29 July 2012

This site is an absolute ripoff! Bleeding off a major site (Lascaux II is excellent I might add), it is mis-represented, tacky and cruel. Advertising an English tour (5 words of English!) and prehistoric relics, it has two pens in which the bears are in...More

2  Thank Luke S
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Sad it is not the real thing but understandable that the originals were being ruined. Our guide was interesting & very informative - amazing how much information you can provide for just 2 rooms of paintings... worth a visit but not as Wow I we...More

Date of experience: June 2012
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