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Grotte de Lombrives

Route Nationale 20, 09400 Ussat, France
+33 6 49 44 45 00
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Deep caves

The caves at Lombrives are huge! The visit was guided and our guide turned out to be quite funny... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Worth visiting

Fantastic example of vast cave stalactites and stalagmites. The "cathedral" is vast. Tour guide... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Craig A
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Considérée comme la plus vaste Grotte d'Europe Lombrives c'est aussi un site d'une grande richesse culturelle et historique Considéré par certains comme un lieu sacré , elle est chargée de mythes et légendes... En vérité, Lombrives, c'est bien plus qu'une grotte.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“hour tour” (2 reviews)
“cave entrance” (2 reviews)
“red train” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Route Nationale 20, 09400 Ussat, France
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A TripAdvisor Member
Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The caves at Lombrives are huge! The visit was guided and our guide turned out to be quite funny, which made it still better!

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Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your comment and for visiting us!!! and all the best to all your family !!! Catherine

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic example of vast cave stalactites and stalagmites. The "cathedral" is vast. Tour guide Salvador was friendly, informative and very entertaining. He spoke English French and Spanish. The tour is approx 2 hours so not sure this is ideal for small children or the infirm....More

Thank Craig A
Management response:Responded 18 September 2017

Hello Thanks a lot for your message !!! See you an other time for the geant tour (4/5 hours) ! Catherine

Reviewed 26 August 2017

What a delight to visit these unspoilt caves. A road train takes you to the cave entrance where you progress on foot for an hour or more with a very informative guide. You need to be reasonably fit but for Mr & Mrs Average it...More

Thank Paul W
Frédéric A, Responsable relations publiques at Grotte de Lombrives, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thanks a lot Paul for your comment. Glad that you appreciated to visit Lombrive Cave ! See you soon in Lombrive ! Best regards

Reviewed 26 July 2017

We visited Grotte de Lombrives as a family of five (kids: 11, 9 and 7) in late July 2017, and took the shorter tour (around 2 hrs). We had previously visited the nearby Niaux caves with their stunning prehistoric cave paintings, and found this experience...More

1  Thank Kirsten S
Management response:Responded 7 August 2017

Hi Kristen!!! A lot a THANKS for your comments. I will communicate your opinion to Alexandra. She will probably be very happy to know that she managed to satisfy you! Very good continuation to the whole family!! Catherine

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Really amazing stalagtites and stalagtites to see. The boat tour was amazing. It really is very long! The boat is rocky - if you get bad motion sick was you might not enjoy this. We don't speak French and the whole tour was in French...More

2  Thank Amyola77
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This remarkable natural wonder has been visited (and defaced) by explorers for hundreds of years. Its far reaches go well beyond, but tour gets as far was what is very likely to be the cathedral used by the Cathars. (btw, There's a great novel on...More

1  Thank queen_of_expats
Frédéric A, Responsable relations publiques at Grotte de Lombrives, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thanks you so much for your visit ! See you soon :)

Reviewed 24 May 2016

The caves are stunning. I wish we had a way to do a grand 5-7 hour tour. But we loved what we saw. BUT, the lack of clear organization may be off-putting to some tourists. The signage is almost incomprehensible to begin with and the...More

3  Thank kyle10014
Reviewed 1 April 2016

with our 7 year old we have visited the caves of Lombrives. We took the little red train to the caves. This was already big score for our little girl. But than the caves... spectacular. We all loved it and also our daughter. She constantly...More

1  Thank Salima K
RAB09400, Responsable relations clients at Grotte de Lombrives, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2016
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Bonjour, Merci de votre avis. Nous sommes très heureux d'apprendre que votre enfant a apprécié la grotte exceptionnelle de LOMBRIVES....More

Reviewed 22 December 2015

Just the views on the walk up to the cave entrance (not essential, you can take the train) are worth the entrance money - mountains, villages, rivers - just great. The basic 2 hour visit requires a bit of stamina, although there were some small...More

1  Thank StPalais
RAB09400, Responsable relations clients at Grotte de Lombrives, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2016
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Bonjour, Merci de votre commentaire élogieux. Le personnel de LOMBRIVES

Reviewed 17 December 2015

the chambers are very wide. It's impressive. There are no paintings but to see the beautifum chambers is very well worth getting up there.

Thank JenkeGoffa
RAB09400, Responsable relations clients at Grotte de Lombrives, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2016
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Bonjour, Merci de vos commentaires concernant notre grotte immense. Le Personnel de LOMBRIVES

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