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    Gouffre de Padirac

    Gigantic caves.

    With its 25 kilometres of galleries, its 99m circumference and 75 m depth, the Caves of Padirac are well worth a visit for their astonishing size!

    The Plane river, a tributary of the Dordogne, which runs 103 below the earth's surface, as well as the gigantic vault of the Grand Dôme also offers amazing surprises and stunning colours.
    Just like many other caves, the Caves of Padirac have been the subject of many legends, the most famous of all involving St Martin triumphing over satan.

    Additional informations

    Not accesssible by public transport
    Open from April to November
    Ticket office closes 1:30 before the site's closure

    Schedules and prices

    From Monday 1 September to Tuesday 11 November 2014 :
        Every day, from 09:30 to 18:00

    Admission prices :
        Full price : 9.8 €
        Children from 4 to 12 years : 6.6 €
        Children up to 3 years : Free

    tagged as : Nature & outdoors, Culture & Heritage, 46-Lot, Midi-Pyrénées, "Grands Sites de France", Cave / Chasm

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