The Prehistoric Rock Shelters of Laugerie-Basse


Situated several dozen meters from the Grand Roc Cave, the rock shelters of Laugerie-Basse, a prehistoric site dating from -15 000 and -10 000 Before Present (BP), have served a as reference for prehistorians the world over. 

Thanks to the many archaeological discoveries made here, the shelters provide evidence of levels of cultural and artistic activity unrivalled in the region, or even elsewhere in Europe.

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Delve into Prehistory with your family! And discover through a 3D film and digital tablets for what and how men have appropriated this place to live since prehistoric times ...

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Listed as a World Heritage Site, this site is an exceptional site for the quantity, diversity and quality of some 600 works of art found there. A 3D film explains the formation of this type of shelter, a room presents copies of the most beautiful pieces: engraved bone washer, harpoon, statuette of horse head and the female figurine called "Venus shameless". The visit of the site is done with a digital tablet or a booklet, guided tours in summer.

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Enter into the daily life of the Cro-Magnon people to find out how they really lived and what tools they used thanks to an interactive digital experience using augmented reality!

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