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Gouffre de Padirac


Le Gouffre
46500 Padirac

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Escape 103 meters underground!

Located in the heart of the Dordogne Valley, the Gouffre de Padirac is the first underground natural heritage site in France. 

This natural cavity 33 meters in diameter and 75 meters deep opens the doors to an incredible journey to the center of the Earth...

You go down by elevator or on foot, to 103 meters underground, then wander through the galleries, embark on the underground river to discover a multitude of geological wonders shaped over millions of years by nature.

More than 26 million visitors have marveled at it since its discovery by Édouard-Alfred Martel in 1889.

Duration of the visit: 1h30.

Audio guides available and included in the price of the visit: in 6 languages ​​for adults: French, English, Spanish, German, Dutch, Japanese.

In 4 languages ​​for children: French, English, Dutch, Spanish.

ATTENTION: Online ticketing - It is recommended to anticipate your visit.

We speak English


  • Cave and chasm



  • For all


Prices Min. Max.
Individual adult - Adult
19.5 € -
Individual child - Children (4-12 years)
14.5 € -

Payment method

  • Credit card
  • French "Chèques vacances"
  • Check
  • Cash

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