Pech Merle Cave

Pech Merle Cave

The adorned cave of Pech Merle is a gem of prehistory, harboring exceptional geological formations. A rich and diverse journey awaits you as you explore the underground world. Let yourself be guided to discover a comprehensive display of natural geological formations, interspersed with prehistoric paintings and engravings dating back over 20,000 years.

Adress & contact

Pech Merle
05 65 31 05 27

Openning hours

Open in the afternoons from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM from February 10th to February 25th.

From March 30th to July 12th and from September 1st to November 5th: 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM / 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Adult : 15€
Children: 5-14 ans : 8,50€

Children under 5 years old: €3.50

Online ticketing – reservation required


Find all the information regarding accessibility on the cave’s website:

Accessibility Information

Additional Information

  • Free parking and bus parking area
  • Picnic tables in the shade
  • Snack bar and fast food on-site
  • Souvenir shop
  • Restrooms on-site, next to the snack bar (accessible by stairs)
  • Strollers to be left at the cave entrance