You can find caves and prehistoric sites in all areas of France, dating back to the earliest civilisations in Europe. Here we explore some of the most famous and most visited of these cave and sites.
We realise that a cave is not always a prehistoric settlement and a prehistoric settlement is not always a cave...but the two are often the same so we include them all in this section...
Grotte de Rouffignac (Dordogne)
Lascaux caves (Dordogne)
The Grotte du Grand Roc (Dordogne)
Gouffre de Padirac (Lot)
Grotte de Lombrives (Ariege)
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