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Small but interesting

The cave where the sculptures is located is quite small but still extremely fascinating since the... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Lauw I
Small, weird, fascinating

So somebody, a loooong time ago (circa 1560) carved figures in the rock inside a secret cave, and... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
pikken
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Aug 6, 2018
“Small but interesting”
Apr 16, 2018
“Small, weird, fascinating”
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7 rue de la Caverne, 49700 Deneze-sous-Doue, France
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

The cave where the sculptures is located is quite small but still extremely fascinating since the sculptures have different stories and/or theories. The tour guide was extremely friendly and passionate about the sculptures which makes it way more interesting. The tour guide spoke at least...More

1  Thank Lauw I
Reviewed 17 April 2018

So somebody, a loooong time ago (circa 1560) carved figures in the rock inside a secret cave, and those figures are erotic, and religious, and satirical, and plain mysterious. And Laurent, the man who shows you the place is full of stories, full of theories,...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2014

The area where the sculptures are in is small, only one room but so fascinating. Take your time and look at each sculpture in detail then go round again as there is bound to be something you have missed. The sculptures are really good and...More

1  Thank Colgate50
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Part of our troglodyte day, very nice. Though small very fascinating and worth seeing, can see a video in French if you want too, and some rescued heads in that room. Reasonable price.

1  Thank Goldenthigh
Reviewed 29 May 2014

If you blink, you'll miss the signs to this hidden gem as you drive through the village, even if you're looking for it. The entrance is up a narrow road off the main road through Deneze-sous-Doue, but well worth the detour. We were lucky enough...More

2  Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 2 May 2014

Our visit to these caves was spontaneous, but most enlightening as we entered the small rooms and saw the many sculptures carved into the walls. Our guide spoke excellent English and was passionate about the restoration and importance of this site for future generations. We...More

1  Thank Skye Blue W
Reviewed 23 August 2013

During the times in France of Catherine de Medici, Protestants were persecuted and hid in caves. The sculptures are satirical and well-worth seeing. The cave is small so the visit doesn't take long. The young lady who works there speaks very good English, is so...More

1  Thank Hazel H
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