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"Explorer" tours


Over an evening, experience the unbelievable underground adventure of the Gouffre de Padirac just as Édouard-Alfred Martel did in 1889.
With lamps to light your way you will you will get the fullest sense of the Gouffre, in the silence, the dark, and the cool...


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Exhibition Explorations and hidden faces

This year, the Gouffre de Padirac extends your visit with an exclusive photo exhibition set up 103 metres underground. You will discover the hidden faces of the Gouffre, whose underground network extends over 40 kilometres of galleries inaccessible to the public.

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SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2020

Reopening of the Gouffre de Padirac

The Gouffre de Padirac has adapted itself in order to reopen its doors in complete safety, for its visitors as well as for its teams.

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28 March - 11 November 2020

Private tours of the Gouffre de Padirac

You will be welcomed on your arrival by one of our boat-guides, your exclusive contact for this private tour of the Gouffre de Padirac.

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"Explorer" tours

Over an evening, experience the unbelievable underground adventure of the Gouffre de Padirac just as Édouard-Alfred Martel did in 1889.
With lamps to light your way you will you will get the fullest sense of the Gouffre, in the silence, the dark, and the cool...

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A family outing

Before winter closure, the Gouffre de Padirac, celebrating in 2019 the 130th anniversary of its discover, offers a final opportunity to come and enjoy a wonderful visit during these school holidays and the exceptional exhibition «Robert Doisneau at the Gouffre de Padirac» ending with the 2019 season, until November, 3 incl.

we support the "petits princes" association

For several years now, the Gouffre de Padirac has supported the "Petits Princes" Association, which was set up in 1987 to make dreams come true for children and adolescents who are seriously ill.
On 22 June, part of the takings will be donated to the association.

Robert Doisneau at the Gouffre de Padirac

The exhibition displays a number of photographs of a timeless Gouffre de Padirac: the natural site and its employees, marvelling visitors, as well as pretty regional scenes.

the gouffre de padirac seen by "l’esprit sorcier"

The Gouffre de Padirac offers a new educational facility that will introduce children and adults to the wonders of this extraordinary natural monument (on line and with video), in collaboration with "L’Esprit Sorcier", a French popular-science programme founded by Frédéric Courant, the Fred of "Fred & Jamy", the duo who presented "C’est pas sorcier", a popular-science TV series.

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2018 European Heritage Days

The Gouffre de Padirac, a place of adventure & learning for everyone offers an exclusive and dedicated programme on the occasion of  the European Heritage Days.

 

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A music festival that is out of the ordinary!

As part of the seasonal rendezvous of the 13th edition of the Rocamadour Festival, the Gouffre de Padirac welcomes the Mikrokosmos choir on the occasion of a very special music festival!

International Cave Tourist Day

As part of "Journée Internationale des Grottes Touristiques" and in partnership with ANECAT (Association Nationale des Exploitants de Cavernes Aménagées pour le Tourisme - National Association of Operators of Caverns open to Tourists), the Gouffre de Padirac cultural and scientific mediation team has put together a programme aimed at all the family and at highlighting the universe of the underground world.