Font-de-Gaume Prehistoric Cave

Commune des Eyzies de Tayac

For information concerning more specific needs, contact: 05 53 06 86 00


If after your visit you have any comments you would like to make, we would be very pleased to hear from you. There is a comment box you can use at the bottom of this page or you can use our assessment sheet on the " Your Views page". Remember to evaluate the comfort of the visit and not the interest of the site.


  • Easy to find 

  • Drop off point

  • Proximity of car park to site: 50m

  • Shade or Shelter in the car park  


Ticket Office

  • Distance from the start of visit   400m
  • Staff helpful  
  • Languages spoken other than French 
  • Storage facilities (pushchair, backpack etc)
  • Seating in waiting area

The Visit

  • Staff helpful 

  • Signs and instructions other than French   

  • Information through:

  • Guided visit  obligatory

  • Guide languages 

  • Hearing the guide  not always

  • Understanding the guide  not always


Comfort of Visit

  • Amount of walking: a lot  1km

  • Amount of climbing: a lot

  • Walking surface: earth – rock - grass - metal grill

  • Seating during visit 

  • Food and drink:

  • Shelter from the sun  outside the cave

  • Shelter from the rain  outside the cave

  • Comfortable place to wait for others on site or nearby 


  • Easy to find:  between ticket office and entrance to cave

  • Separate toilets for men and women 

  • Level of cleanliness

  • Spacious enough to accompany small children or if physically impaired

  • Warm water 

  • Baby-changing facilities

Dog friendly

  • Dogs allowed on site

  • Parking in shade

  • Water point 

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