The Grotte du Sorcier, also known as the Grotte de Saint-Cirq is one of the rare caves in the world with a prehistoric representation of a human figure.
These natural cavities were occupied by man in prehistoric times. Later on they were altered and became a fortress and a city in the Middle Ages
The Beune Valley has been occupied for a very long time. Around Commarque, prehistoric man has left numerous traces of his passage.
Forte de Reignac is a stone’s throw from the Vezere, across from a ford, prehistoric men settled here more than 20.000 years ago
Laugerie Basse’s Prehistory dates back 15,000 years, but its History dates back only 130 years, precisely 1863, when Edouard Lartet, an eminent paleontologist, arrived in Les Eyzies
The museum features unique archaeological collections chiefly discovered at the most prestigious excavation sites in the Vézère Valley, added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List owing to its many Palaeolithic remains
Discovered in 1901 by D. Peyrony, the Cave, 130 m long, contains about 250 paintings. The visitor can only see 30 of them, the most beautiful ones and the best preserved
Tucked away in the Beune Valley a few kilometres from Les Eyzies, the Cap Blanc Prehistoric Centre reveals another aspect of Prehistoric Art Sculpture. Over 15 000 years ago
Discovered in 1901 by Louis Capitain Henri Breuil and Denis Peyrony, the engravings of Les Combarelles Cave made a major contribution to the acceptance of parietal art