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Bara-Bahau Cave

Rock Carvings

Domaine(s) : Archeology

Region : Aquitaine


The cave shows rock carvings dating from the Magdalenian period (15,000 BC).
Very large designs are:
- Horses,
- Bears,
- Reindeers
- Aurochs.

A feature of this cave is that many traces of bear claws are present on the wall, and show that the cave was inhabited long before the arrival of Cro-Magnon people.


The tour lasts approximately half an hour.

The cave is open:
- From February to June: daily (except on Mondays in February and March) from 10:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 17:30
- In July and August: daily from 10:00 to 19:00,
- From September to early January: daily (except on Mondays starting on November) from 10:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 17:00. The cave is also open on Mondays from September to November during the school holidays.

The last entries are accepted 30 minutes before closing. Disclaimer : The management team of the destination has the possibility to change the opening days and hours without prior communication.


The show of the drawings is completed by the presence of stalactites.


24260 Le Bugue-sur-Vezere

N 44°54'54'', E 00°55'53''

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