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Niaux Cave - Guided Tour

By torchlight, walking where Cro-Magnon cavemen once lived, you will experience far more than a guided tour!
A chance to meet part of your history: the visit will enable you to marvel at the authentic paintings of our ancestors, like nowhere else. A unique experience guaranteed!  In the “Salon Noir”, you will find many stunning animal paintings, along with enigmatic geometric symbols, that will transport you to a long-forgotten time.


- The guided tour is during about 1h45
- The conservation rules are strict in order to preserve the place
- The cave is neither arranged nor lit 
- The course (2,5km in total) eis rough and must be done in a limited time (1h40) 
- The visit is impossible for people with disabilities
- The visit is strongly discouraged for children under 6 years
- The visit is strongly discouraged for people with mobility difficulties
- Walking sticks, backpacks, canes, strollers, baby carriers, photos are forbidden
- Wearing a mask is compulsory for everyone, children included, from 3 years old      


For young children or people with mobility difficulties, the Prehistory Park of Tarascon-sur-Ariège is the ideal place to visit with its facsimiles and many fun workshops !
Adult 14,00 €
Child and Teenager (under 17 years old) 10,00 €
Student (under 26 years old) 11,00 €
Family Pass Niaux (2 adults and 2 children) 42,00 €
Family Pass Niaux: additional child 7,00 €