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Grotte de Foissac

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Nice break on a hot day

Very small café and souvenir shop when you arrive. Museum across the road with more information on... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
Saigonrose
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Breda, The Netherlands
Bit ramshackle from the outside but great once down below

On a wet Wednesday in late July we decided to try the Grotte de Foissac which are only about half... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2015
KarenCowell
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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Aug 24, 2016
“Nice break on a hot day”
Aug 17, 2016
“Interesting!!”
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Very small café and souvenir shop when you arrive. Museum across the road with more information on the caves. Guided tour (French) through the caves, well done, nice stories on the people that once lived in the area and how they now conserve the caves....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Saigonrose
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Today we visited Grotte de Foissac with our children (7&8). The guide spoke also English, so we could understand the story told. The cave had some interesting parts (people actually worked in this cave). Also, people were buried in the cave and you could see...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 4 September 2015

We went on a Saturday in August expecting crowds but we were almost the only ones there. We joined another English family and were shown round by a very knowledgable English speaking guide. The tour takes an hour and involves quite a few steps up...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

On a wet Wednesday in late July we decided to try the Grotte de Foissac which are only about half an hours drive from where we're staying. On arrival, the car park was full so we managed to squeeze in and went to the entrance...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank KarenCowell
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Hour long tour.take a jumper as can get cool down there. Interesting caves and remains.our guide was good as he divided his convos into english then addressed majority in french which i appreciated. Kills an hour if you have a rainy day or want to...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank dannyboy73
Reviewed 25 June 2015

There are many interesting features to these caves, their story and the items found in them. We are still trying to piece the information together as our French is very limited and we didn't understand a word the guide said. Despite our failings we enjoyed...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 30 August 2014

Great cave formations and remains for bronze age man. The guide was very attentive and tried to explain as much as possible in English. No cameras allowed :-( but well worth a visit

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Corinne T
Reviewed 14 July 2014

This cave is well worth the visit, even more than the Gouffre de Padirac I found. Before you go down the cave you can visit a small museum on the other side of the street. I found it a bit disappointing though, quite amateurish. Once...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Simon293916
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Having seen Pech Merle and Gouffre de Padirac we thought any other cave visit was pointless. But needing to fill a wet morning we went to Foissac. We were completely engrossed with the details of this cave - the only one with human remains. The...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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