opening hours and rates

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Contact : +33 4 75 38 65 10
On rainy days and in August,
we advise you book your tickets in advance to avoid waiting at the ticket office. You can then show up directly at the cave entrance (the black door), 5 min before the departure of you guided tour (time on your e-ticket). You can either print your e-ticket or show it on your smartphone.

Opening hours

The Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac is open for visitors every day from the 1st of February to the 15th of November and during the Christmas school holidays.
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Standard rates

Standard rates Grand Site Pass Cité de la Préhistoire guided tour
adults €14.50
children under 6  FREE  FREE
children from 6-14 €9,50  +€1,50
children over 14 €11,50
adults with three or more children

You don't have to buy your tickets online: there are also 2 ticket offices at the Grand Site.
The rates include the guided tour of the Cave and the unguided tour of the Cité de la Préhistoire.
Partnership special offer
You can get a reduced rate at Chauvet Cave 2 (-€1 adult ticket, -€0.50 children's ticket) and at the Pont Du Gard by showing your ticket from the Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac. Offer valid 7 days from the date of your visit to the Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac and available on online tickets. You can also get reduced fee for the Aven d'Orgnac cave and free entrance to the Cité de la Préhistoire showing your ticket of Pont du Gard ou Chavet 2 Cave, within 7 days.
Good to know :
this partnership is not valid from November 16th till February 1st except during the Christmas holidays.

'Cité de la Préhistoire' Audioguides 

To visit the Cité de la Préhistoire, audioguides in 5 languages are available for rent (2€) : english, dutch, german, italian and french.
Please ask at Reception, before purchasing your tickets.

'Aven d'Orgnac Cave' Audioguides

Please download (free of charge) on your smartphone in your language : english, dutch, german or italian the audioguide to follow the guided tour.

Download your translated brochure in 5 languages

Please download freely, before your visit :

Guide to the cave in ENGLISH - Welcome !
Guide to the cave in DUTCH -Welkom !
Guide to the cave in GERMAN - Wilkommen !
Guide to the cave in ITALIAN - Benvenuti !
Guide to the cave in SPANISH - Bienvenidos !

Group rates

Group rates Grand Site Pass Cave Cité Préhistoire Cité Préhistoire guided tour flint or fire demonstration
adults €10,10 €7,60 €4,80 +€2 +€1,50
children €6,30 €5,50 €3,60 +€1,50 +€1,50

Free admission for driver and guide.
1 free admission for 20 people (adult groups) -10% commission for resellers.
1 free admission for accompanying adult for 10 pupils (schools) - extra accompanying adult: children's rate.

A few further details

Température in the Cave : 12°C
Cave descent: 700 steps and return to surface by lift.
Dogs are not allowed in the Cave and at the Cité de la Préhistoire (the museum), except guide dogs.
Prehistoric activities (in the high season).
Souvenir gift shops, restaurant and bar on the site.
Free shady coach and car parks.
Free access to play and picnic areas.
Footpath heading off from car park (ask for a free French map at the information desk).