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The Pech-Merle cave

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The Pech-Merle cave - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Lot
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Situated in Cabrerets in the peaceful Célé valley, the decorated cave of Pech-Merle is an important prehistoric site. Discovered in 1922 and opened to the public since 1926, the cave indeed contains remarkable cave paintings in its numerous concretions. It is in a magnificent place surrounded by stalactites, stalagmites and draperies that the visitor amazed by all these natural wonders can contemplate an incredible series of prehistoric artworks, such as drawings, paintings and silhouette engravings of humans, horses, mammoths, bulls and bears.

The Amédée-Lemozi museum adjoining the cave offers a presentation of Prehistory in the Quercy as well as an analysis of the paintings of the Pech-Merle cave.

Opening timesMonday: 09:30 AM – 12:00 AM, 01:30 PM – 05:00 PM   •   Tuesday: 09:30 AM – 12:00 AM, 01:30 PM – 05:00 PM   •   Wednesday: 09:30 AM – 12:00 AM, 01:30 PM – 05:00 PM   •   Thursday: 09:30 AM – 12:00 AM, 01:30 PM – 05:00 PM   •   Friday: 09:30 AM – 12:00 AM, 01:30 PM – 05:00 PM   •   Saturday: 09:30 AM – 12:00 AM, 01:30 PM – 05:00 PM   •   Sunday: 09:30 AM – 12:00 AM, 01:30 PM – 05:00 PM
AddressPech Merle, Cabrerets
Telephone+33 5 65 31 27 05
Official sitewww.pechmerle.com

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