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Les Grottes de Villecroze

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Boulevard Charles Bernard | Boulevard Charles Bernard, 83690 Villecroze, France
+33 4 94 67 50 00
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An interesting place to visit

Les Grottes in Villecroze was quite a unique little trip with our 6 year old girls. With is... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
Jimanybo
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Wonderful caves and park

The Villecroze caves are split over 5 levels and about 6 different cave rooms to view. A great... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Moichev
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Canberra, Australia
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Villecroze's troglodytic vestige is cozily settled in the heart of a sunny cliff made of tuff. Occupied since prehistory, it successively belonged to Benedictines monks, to the local Lord (who fortified it) and eventually to the Municipality. You will discover, over 5 levels, mullioned windows, arrow-loops, a passage behind the waterfall, small water basins with nice and generous concretions, stalactites up to columns and unique tuff lacy frames. Due to their historical and geological significance, the caves were classified in 1924 as "Artistic Monuments".
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Boulevard Charles Bernard | Boulevard Charles Bernard, 83690 Villecroze, France
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Les Grottes in Villecroze was quite a unique little trip with our 6 year old girls. With is winding path up, narrow caves and intriguing history it it well worth a visit. Children are free and adults pay a suggested gratuity of 4€. Ask for...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Villecroze caves are split over 5 levels and about 6 different cave rooms to view. A great place to take the kids as the caves are situated within a park which also has a waterfall, beautiful gardens and a children's play are.

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Well worth the visit. Need to wear sensible footware. Some steep steps. Free car park close by. Being the summer waterfall did lack flow. A walk round old village narrow slope streets also worth while. Picturesque.

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We took our four children under 8 here. It cost 8 euros for a tour in mid August. The place, outside was amazing and very beautiful. The inside was lovely and well left alone to history. The only down side is that my tour guide...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

So beautiful. Part untouched nature part well kept flower garden. Go on an adventure into the old christian grottos and imagine how they lived here when in hiding. Really cheap. Afterwards take a while to sit under the big three in the garden and enjoy...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

As long as you are fit enough to squeeze through narrow passages and climb steps, this is well worth the visit and the 8 euros entry. The views from up there are marvellous.

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

We started our day at the market in Aups, which was great. From there we drove to a gorgeous medieval village called Tourtour, and then on to Villecroze. As luck would have it, there was a summer storm, and it was really pouring down. If...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

This place is very interresting to visit, it very peacefull. 2hours should be sufficient. The park is very nice to rest a bit after the visit.

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Reviewed 17 July 2016

The gardens made a really great place to spend a lunch over a shady picnic. The waterfall was spectacular, but the cave house was really amazing. Very interesting the way in which caves have been adapted and made into a fortress (I think) as well...More

1  Thank D C
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

The caves are extremely interesting to visit. This is a great stop with a lovely park as well. The interior is nice and cool to make a respite from the intense heat. There is also a nice playground for kids in the park.

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