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  • LASCAUX IV CAVE IN MONTIGNAC - ADULT TICKET

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    For the first time, all of Lascaux is revealed. A complete new replica retraces the discovery of the famous decorated cave. But that’s not the end of the adventure: the entire site inquires into the position that Lascaux occupies in cave art and its relation to contemporary creation. The opening of the International Center for Cave Art marks the beginning of a new adventure combining the emotion of ancestral art and an important technological achievement.
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Ophorus Tours - A Private Half Day Trip from Sarlat to Lascaux IV Museum for 2 persons

Sarlat-la-Canéda

A Private Half Day Trip from Sarlat to Lascaux IV Museum for 2 persons

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  • Sightseeing

  • 04 hours

  • 2~2

  • Quiet

  • Multi-languages

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Visit a state of the Art Contemporary Exhibition of the Painstakingly re-created original Lascaux cave. On this intimate private half day trip from Sarlat, let our knowledgeable local guide introduce you to the Art of Prehistory.

Highlights

  • Visit the innovative Lascaux IV complex
  • Follow the Vézère Valley, a Unesco World Heritage site
  • See the Natural Rock Shelters in Les Eyzies
  • Tour can be customized to suit your interests
  • Local Tour Guide, Expert of the Dordogne Region
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Program & Itinerary

Embark on a captivating private half-day tour for 2 persons from Sarlat and immerse yourself in the wonders of the Vézère Valley. Enjoy convenient pickup from your hotel or accommodation in Sarlat or the surrounding area and meet your knowledgeable English-speaking driver/guide, an expert on the treasures of the Dordogne region.Begin your adventure by boarding our spacious, comfortable, air-conditioned ...

Explore the Enchanting Vézère Valley: Lascaux IV and Beyond

Embark on a captivating private half-day tour for 2 persons from Sarlat and immerse yourself in the wonders of the Vézère Valley. Enjoy convenient pickup from your hotel or accommodation in Sarlat or the surrounding area and meet your knowledgeable English-speaking driver/guide, an expert on the treasures of the Dordogne region.

Travel in Comfort and Style

Begin your adventure by boarding our spacious, comfortable, air-conditioned Mercedes minivan. Our private Lascaux IV sightseeing tour ensures exclusivity, with the vehicle reserved only for you. This allows you to prioritize social distancing while still benefiting from the informative commentary provided by your guide. All our vehicles are equipped with an on-board P/A system, ensuring that you can hear the insightful commentary from your driver/guide regardless of your seat location. 

Unveil the Marvels of Lascaux IV

Prepare to be amazed as you discover the extraordinary Lascaux IV International Center of Parietal Art. This museum is a technological marvel, offering a unique experience unlike any other cave visit. Lascaux 4 combines various set designs, displays, state-of-the-art interactive workshops, and immersive technology to bring the cave's wonders to life.

For the first time, the entirety of Lascaux's original cave is revealed. The center features an interactive gallery that seamlessly integrates art, history, and culture, offering an intelligent and sensitive exploration of this prehistoric masterpiece. Experience the awe-inspiring facsimile cave, meticulously recreated to showcase the wonders of Lascaux as they were originally seen.

Recognized as a Time Magazine's 100 Greatest Places to Visit, the Snohetta-designed complex houses around 600 prehistoric paintings and 1,000 engravings. These remarkable works were faithfully recreated by a team of skilled artists using physical castings and advanced 3-D digital scans of the original artwork.

After the visit, enjoy some personal discovery time before continuing along the Vézère Valley. Depending on the timing, the tour may include stops in Les Eyzies and Saint Léon village, allowing you to soak in the beauty and history of the region.

Return to Sarlat with Lasting Memories

As your unforgettable tour comes to a close, our driver/guide will accompany you back to Sarlat, ensuring a safe and comfortable journey. Book now to secure your place on this remarkable exploration of the Vézère Valley's treasures.

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  • 09:00 am
    or 02:00 pm

    Meet your Guide at your Accomodation in Sarlat

  • 09:45 am
    or 02:45 pm

    Visit of Lascaux IV Cave

  • 11:30 am
    or 04:30 pm

    Follow the Vezere Valley and enjoy some photo stops

  • 01:00 pm
    or 06:00 pm

    Drop off at your accommodation in Sarlat

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Ophorus Tours - A Private Half Day Trip from Sarlat to Lascaux IV Museum for 2 persons
Ophorus Tours - A Private Half Day Trip from Sarlat to Lascaux IV Museum for 2 persons

Know before you book

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
English tours of the Caves are very limited in number, most of the visits are in French. 
Your guide will explain the cave before and after the tour as simultaneous translation in the cave is strictly forbidden.

  • Tour available from April to October
  • 4 hour Private Vezere Valley Sightseeing Tour
  • Lascaux IV tickets can be purchased during booking process
  • Warm jackets are highly recommended – 14°C (57°F) inside the caves
  • Tour is operated in English, other languages on request
  • Tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • Price is per person. Tour is limited to 2 persons
  • Currency is in Euros

Meeting point

Your Hotel or accommodation in Sarlat la Canéda

Departure

We will come and pick you up at your accommodation in Sarlat la Caneda or surrounding area, radius of 30 kms (20 miles) around Sarlat.

Other possible pick up locations :
  • Montignac
  • Les Eyzies de Tayac
  • Beynac, La Roque Gageac, Domme

Return

Tour returns to original departure point.

Included / excluded

Included

  • Visit Lascaux IV museum
  • English-speaking driver guide, Expert of the Dordogne
  • Travel in recent, comfortable & fully equipped minivan
  • Bottled water in the minivan
  • Free WiFi access on board

Excluded

  • Entrance fees to Lascaux IV Cave
  • Entrance fees to monuments & attractions 
  • Personal insurance and expenses
  • Meals, drinks & wine tasting fees
  • Gratuities for the driver/guide

FAQ

  • Do you organize pick up and return at accommodation for Sarlat private tours?

    Yes, absolutely, we will come and pick you up at your hotel or accommodation in Sarlat. We can also come and pick you up within a 30kms (20 miles) radius around Sarlat.
  • Who conducts this Lascaux IV private tour from Sarlat?

    We only employ fully accredited, licensed tour guides that are also the drivers for all tours that need visits to be conducted by certified guides. Good examples are: the visit of the National Prehistory Museum, guided walking tours in cities such as Sarlat, visit of historical monuments and so on. In the Dordogne, all our guides are experts in History & Culture. All have a large experience in Paleolithic Art and conduct tours in both Caves & Castles.
  • What is the main difference between Lascaux II and Lascaux IV?

    Lascaux II cave is the first replica that was made of the original Lascaux Cave (Lascaux I). We still organise private tours to Lascaux II cave as there is a special ambiance that one can feel as you visit. Lascaux II cave visit only presents 2 of the main rooms of the original cave but this does mean that you see most of the Paleolithic Art. On this site, there is nothing but the cave to visit.

    Lascaux IV is the most recent replica of the original cave. The replica presents the original cave in its entirety and has used all the latest technology to make the Paleolithic Art look completely identical. The cave is located withing the International Center of Paleolithic Art which means that you have other possibilities. You will begin with the tour of the Cave and then will access different rooms that questions the place Lascaux has in cave art and its links with contemporary creation.
  • Do you need to do a Tour or can Lascaux IV be self guided?

    Whether you book the tour through us or independently, you have to take the tour of the cave. If you book the tour through our company, you will be introduced to the visit of the cave by one of our expert guides. More important, we pre-book the tours for our small groups and have a direct access to the main attraction. Booking with us means you do not wait in line
    However, please note that English tours of the Caves are very limited in number, most of the visits are in French. 
    Your guide will explain the cave before and after the tour as simultaneous translation in the cave is strictly forbidden.
  • Where can we buy tickets for Lascaux IV cave?

    For the tickets, no problem, we have you covered. As the main tour operator of the Dordogne we have a partnership with Lascaux IV that enables us to offer our clients fast track access to the visits. 
  • What is the temperature inside Lascaux IV cave?

    Even though you will be visiting a replica, the inside temperature of the cave is exactly the same as in the original one - 14° Celsius, 57° Fahrenheit. It is therefore suggested to wear warm clothes for the visit.
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