WELCOME TO THE GOUFFRE DE PADIRAC PRESS AREA
Located in the heart of the Dordogne Valley, in Lot Department and very close to Rocamadour, the Gouffre de Padirac is France's first underground natural heritage site.
Traditionally open to the public from the start of the Easter holidays to early November, this unmissable tourist site in Occitania Region has welcomed over 25 million visitors since it was discovered in 1889.
In 2019, the Gouffre de Padirac will celebrate the 130 years of its discovery by Edouard-Alfred Martel, with an anniversary year ponctuated by unique cultural and festive events!
If you would like more information on our site and our seasonal events,
you will find here all you need to get to know the Gouffre de Padirac better and to make your work easier: