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Prehistoric Site of Regourdou (Site Prehistorique de Regourdou)

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Interesting place to visit

Negative comments about this place are real shame from my point of view. There is very interesting... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2016
Radovan M
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Step back in time and imagine the cavemen who once painted these ancient murals inside the walls of... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2016
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4 Jun 2018
“Cruelty to bears!”
24 Oct 2017
“Visit if you are interested in it”
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D704, Montignac, Lascaux, France
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

This is a small excavation with a few bits and pieces but it's also sold as a place where in keeping with the pre-historic times there are as there were then some bears. Somehow I had decent expectations of how they would be treated. The...More

2  Thank longhaulfromlondon
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

The site is located about 2.5 hours by bus from Bordeaux. You can see a small archaeological exavation site, small museum and two bears living in bad conditions. Small museum shop and a bar with only basic refreshments and food. Nice surroundings with lot of...More

1  Thank maraquan
Reviewed April 7, 2016

Negative comments about this place are real shame from my point of view. There is very interesting history of the late owner of this place and about his quest to find entrance to Lascaux. By doing that he discovered one very important Neanderthal site. I...More

1  Thank Radovan M
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Step back in time and imagine the cavemen who once painted these ancient murals inside the walls of the caves of Lascaux. The paintings are estimated to be over 17,000 years old.

1  Thank lillian_ross
Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

We came here to grab something to eat after visiting Lascaux II and we wish we didn't as it tainted the whole visit. The place is tacky and uninteresting, made obvious by the fact that they need live captive bears just to try and interest...More

4  Thank Warren B
Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

As a prehistoric site it's pretty dismal. The guide did her best but it was all in French and the items on display were just not interessting enough. However, i would still advise you to pay admission to get in so at least they will...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2015

This place generates income from those who have time to kill before or after a visit to Lascaux II nearby. The displays try to be informative but are in French only. Outside bears, deer and other "stone age" animals wander about in the enclosures. Inside,...More

2  Thank CopenhagenMark
Reviewed July 28, 2012

This site is an absolute ripoff! Bleeding off a major site (Lascaux II is excellent I might add), it is mis-represented, tacky and cruel. Advertising an English tour (5 words of English!) and prehistoric relics, it has two pens in which the bears are in...More

2  Thank Luke S
Reviewed July 25, 2012

Sad it is not the real thing but understandable that the originals were being ruined. Our guide was interesting & very informative - amazing how much information you can provide for just 2 rooms of paintings... worth a visit but not as Wow I we...More

1  Thank Bellybops
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