Shops, food and drink


Shopping time at the Cité de la Préhistoire

The bookshop and family shop at the Cité de la Préhistoire offers a large range of souvenirs: books about Prehistory, caves and caving, picture books of Ardèche, board games made in Ardèche, bone necklaces...You can also find gifts for the whole family: cute stuffed animals, colorful notebooks, magnets...
And our best sellers made in Orgnac :  prehistoric kits (to light a fire using prehistoric techniques, to make jewellery, etc.)


Local producers shop

Regional farmers and producers have joined forces to offer you a range of quality produce and local crafts: wines, honey, goat’s cheese, beers, jams, almonds and almond products, charcuterie, snails, fruit juices, olive oil, lavender essential oil and watercolors will delight your eyes and your taste buds in equal measure!
Open every day from Easter holidays to the end of October.

Phone : +33 (0)4 75 37 78 83


Enjoy coffee on the patio

Once you have visited the cave, you can relax and have a coffee or an ice cream on the patio just before visiting the Cité de la Préhistoire.
Open every day : 10.30 - 19.00 ! Free WIFI access.

Hôtel and restaurant in Orgnac L'Aven

There are two charming hotel-restaurants typical of the south Ardèche just next to the Aven d'Orgnac.

Hôtel**Restaurant "Les Terrasses de l'Aven"
Located right next to the Aven d'Orgnac. Open every day, from 1st of March to 15th of November.
Email : - Phone : +33 (0)4 75 38 60 68
Hotel-Restaurant Les Terrasses de l'Aven

Hôtel** Restaurant "les Stalagmites"

Located in the town center of Orgnac L'Aven, you will appreciate the calm surrounded by olive trees, ancient white stone walls, vines and Mediterranean hillsides.
Open every day. Email : - Phone : +33 (0)4 75 38 60 67

Hôtel-Restaurant Les Stalagmites