Lascaux IV - A unique visiting experience

Prehistory has never been so alive

The International Center for Cave Art is open today from 10:00 à 18:00

An unrivaled visiting experience

Lascaux IV is the only full and exact replica of the original cave. The International Centre of Parietal Art invites you to dream, to imagine, and to follow in the footsteps of our ancestors.

Need inspiration ? Numerous tailor-made visits will reveal the fabulous history of this unique cave in the world. Explore the prehistoric era and make the most of the integration of new technologies that will enhance your visiting experience.

  • Complete replica of the original cave

  • An interactive visit

  • 6 scenographic spaces

  • 800 m2 of wonder

  • Visits for everyone

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    1 day 1 author – guided tour of the myths and theories surrounding the Lascaux cave

    1 day 1 author – guided tour of the myths and theories surrounding the Lascaux cave

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    Cave art, as observed in the caves, remains an indecipherable mystery in the absence of testimonies from its creators. The absence of a writing system comparable to the Rosetta Stone deprives prehistory of an essential key to understanding these works. However, thanks to scientific research, some ideas have been discarded, while others continue to captivate. The Lascaux cave, which alone contains more than 10% of the graphic units in European cave art, has become a key reference point for theorists of this mysterious art. Gwenn Rigal, guide at Lascaux IV and author of the book “Le temps sacré des cavernes” (Sacred Cave Time), invites you to explore these different theories during a guided tour followed by a book-signing session. Read more

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    1 day 1 author – guided tour of the imaginary world of the Lascaux artists

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    1 day 1 author – guided tour on the discovery of Lascaux

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    1 day 1 author – guided tour of the myths and theories surrounding the Lascaux cave

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    1 día 1 autor – visita guiada al mundo imaginario de los artistas de Lascaux

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    Tuesday 20: 1 day 1 author – guided tour on the discovery of Lascaux

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