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Grotte de Lombrives

Route Nationale 20, 09400 Ussat, France
06 49 44 45 00
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Stunning

Really amazing stalagtites and stalagtites to see. The boat tour was amazing. It really is very... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Amyola77
via mobile
Big cave, Guided Tours

This remarkable natural wonder has been visited (and defaced) by explorers for hundreds of years... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“hour tour” (2 reviews)
“red train” (3 reviews)
“big cave” (2 reviews)
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Route Nationale 20, 09400 Ussat, France
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06 49 44 45 00
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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 31 March 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

2  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 2 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 21 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 16 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

Reviewed 4 September 2015

Grotte de Lombrives is very impressive, huge cave system with geological specialties and ancient graffiti testifying the live of the past 400 Pyrenean generations - Principally a fantastic and very unique framework that is definitely recommended. However, after 2.5 hours of listening the guide explaining...More

2  Thank 41joso
RAB09400, Responsable relations clients at Grotte de Lombrives, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2016
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Bonjour, Nous vous remercions de votre commentaire. Tous nos Techniciens d'exploitation du patrimoine parlent plusieurs langues. Toutefois, il est très...More

Reviewed 2 September 2015

Incredible, utterly incredible. A place full of atmosphere and memories. A must see for all people exploring Cathar History.

Thank Anaiya S
RAB09400, Responsable relations clients at Grotte de Lombrives, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2016
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Bonjour, Merci de votre appréciation. Le Personnel de LOMBRIVES

Reviewed 16 August 2015

Took the ninety minute tour with a very knowledgeable guide who understandably led the tour in French but then took plenty of time to explain in English. Very impressive caves and would have taken longer tour if time had permitted. Take a fleece as gets...More

Thank Page2302
RAB09400, Responsable relations clients at Grotte de Lombrives, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2016
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Bonjour, Merci de vos commentaires intéressants. Le Personnel de LOMBRIVES

Reviewed 30 July 2015

Visited here with my young family. Facilities are basic and there is quite a trek to the opening if you choose not to take the train. Although the caves are amazing they could be so much better given a little more investment. The guides speak...More

Thank kdw72
RAB09400, Responsable relations clients at Grotte de Lombrives, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2016
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Bonjour, Oui nous pourrions mettre des escaliers automatiques, faire un son et lumière, etc... Le choix a été fait d'un...More

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