Vue sur la fresque des lions à la caverne du Pont d'Arc

The world’s largest reproduction!

Discovering Pont d’Arc Cavern means delving back 36,000 years into the origin of art and meeting the men, women and children of the Chauvet-Pont d’Arc Cave – a surprising and astounding sensory experience. The cave was granted UNESCO  World  Heritage  status  on  22nd  June 2014  as  an  artistic  masterpiece  and  a  unique testament  to  human  history.
 
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Tableau des lionnes grotte chauvet pont d'arc

The treasures of Chauvet-Pont d’Arc Cave revealed

You can feel the vitality and breath of 14 animals drawn or etched on the walls. You hear the roar of lions, the growling of bears, the heavy steps of the mammoth, Bison and woolly rhinoceros charging, horses stampeding. You meet the artist with the bent little finger…  
Vue de la Caverne du Pont d'Arc et de l'ensemble du panneau des cheveaux

Time stands still

During your visit and between the light and shade, surrounded by stalactites, stalagmites, draperies, flowstones and hundreds of bones, you can feel the vitality and breath of 14 animals drawn or etched on the walls.
Reconstitution d'un camp d'Aurignacien à la Caverne du Pont d'Arc

The Aurignacien Gallery

The Aurignacien Gallery provides the perfect complement to your visit helping you to understand who our prehistoric ancestors were, where they came from and how they lived.
 
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