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Definitely wear good shoes

It is very beautiful and our guide was excellent. She presented in both English and French... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
TravelingMom0713
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Beautiful place!

I highly recommend this tour. A fantastic cave interestingly highlighted with smart lights making a... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Sp00kette
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Toulouse, France
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All reviews electric train down stairs guided tour an hour and a half small train train takes cave visit stalactites and stalagmites wear sensible shoes visit takes plenty of parking gift shop car park boat ride caves french lift
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

It is very beautiful and our guide was excellent. She presented in both English and French, explaining the different features of the caves. It was very dark and slippery in places so be careful. This was my first and last cave visit during this trip....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravelingMom0713
Reviewed 2 September 2018

It closes between 12 and 2 daily for lunch even in August when we visited. After that hundreds of people are waiting to board the overcrowded train before you get out and walk. Yes, the stalactites and stalagmites are beautifully strange but given that multiple...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this tour. A fantastic cave interestingly highlighted with smart lights making a beautiful show to see. It is true that for non french speakers, a little more effort should be done for them to equally appreciate the guided tour.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Had a very good afternoon. Plenty of parking and places to eat and drink all at reasonable prices. The trip into the caves was very interesting and our guide Pauline was informative and fun. As with all natural phenomena like this there is some difficult...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We first visited Lacave back in 2014 so as we were travelling with a friend, we decided to revisit. It was as good if not better than we remembered before. First there's the excitement of the train from entrance to the caves, then the oddity...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the caves, but there is only so much looking at stalactites and stalagmites we can cope with. It's about 2 hours long, the tour is obviously given in French (except for the request for a tip!!) but audio headsets in various languages are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Katy S
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

As mentioned before. This one is worth visiting. Visit takes more than hour and may become tiresome. Views are great however very repetitive - like every cave. Lines occur but they’re not so terrible.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Moderateur, Camille at Grottes de Lacave, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you for your comment. We are sorry that you are not sensitive to the charm of Lacave caves.

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and pleasant place to see. If you like walking and to learn about stalactites and stalagmites, there is quite a lot to see there. Firstly you get a small train in the way down and then a nice and gentle guide will show you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ReCapi
Moderateur, Camille at Grottes de Lacave, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you for your comment ! it is 14 ° C, it is better a jacket :)

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Don't listen to the negativity. We visited and had a lovely visit. Yes there are steps but it's a cave ! Yes there are no underground loos ..... but it's a cave !!!! Elaine was our guide who went out of her way to do...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank target008
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Although the caves were beautiful what we were not told is the train is a short journey then the walk is up and down many stairs. We were given an information leaflet at the beginning of tour but the guide spoke only in French and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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ADI1958
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Response from Sinew F | Reviewed this property |
no. there are lots of steps some are very steep. with the dampness in the cave places are slippy so for me even carrying a baby could be tricky. there are also places where you need to duck your head.
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