Grotte de Rouffignac


 Your visit to Rouffignac cave in 2024

 Opening in 2024

Everyday between 31 march to 1st november 2024

31 mars to 30 june : 10h to 11h30 & 14h to17h.

1st july to 31 august : tours between 9h & 11h30 and between 14h & 18h. 

1st september to 1st november : 10h to 11h30 & 14h to 17h.  

Groups (20 persons minimum) are exclusively received by appointment, from march the 1th to november the 30th.

Tickets distribution

Be careful !

# Spring and autumn (march - june & september - october): 

Tickets are sold AM for morning tours and from 2 pm for afternoon tours.

 # Summer (July-august): 

Tickets are sold since 9 AM for the tours in the day.

The hour of the tour is indicated on the ticket when it is sold.

It is not necessary to wait at the entrance of the cave if the waiting is long. But, It is very important to be at the departure 10 minutes before the tour.


 Fares  2023

Family : Adult : 8,50 € & kid (6-12 years old) : 5,80 €

Groups (only by apointement, 20 persons minimum) : adult : 6,20 € & School : 4,25 €

The tour is in french.

Nevertheless, viseo-guide (iPod Touch) exists in english, dutch, german, spanish, italian, portuguese, hebrbrew, chinese, japanese and russian.


Fares : 1,50 euros


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The cave is accesible from the motorway A89 by

the exits 16 (from Bordeaux) and 17 (from de Brive, Paris ou Clermont-Ferrand).

The cave is at 4 km southern the village of Rouffignac by the road D32. 

GPS indications : Latitude : 45° 00' 26" & Longitude : 0° 59' 16"

Practical information

-  A souvenirs and books shop will also be found there.

-  Outside, in a preserved natural environment, you will enjoy a shady picnic area and many walk trails

Be careful !

- Entries are limited. There is no reservation. Take your ticket(s) as soon as you arrive.
- In July and August we recommend you to come before 10.30 am, in order to avoid too long a wait.
- Bring warm clothes.
- For preservation reasons, animals are not accepted.

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