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Lascaux II

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Lascaux II is the facsimile of the original cave. It is an exact copy of the 2 main halls of Lascaux, closed to the public in 1963. It contains 90% of the paintings of Lascaux. The Lascaux II tour is guided and lasts 40 minutes.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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24290, Montignac, France
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+33 5 53 51 95 03
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to wait awhile for our tour to begin, but there where exhibits around to lok at, as well as the shop. Our guide joined us after a short time, and his excellent english lead us on an inpassioned trip through the history and...More

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Semitour, Responsable relations clients at Lascaux II, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited both Lascaux II and Lascaux IV. IV first which made us want to go back in and visit again but the booking office recommended Lascaux II to try for a new experience which was a fabulous choice hence I am going to comment...More

Thank JenMcTBrussels
Semitour, Responsable relations clients at Lascaux II, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your complete review ;)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't waste your time or money. A big con job, painted in the 1940's to make money. one and a half hour tour of total boredom. Cave men did not have modern torches or sharp instruments to make the so called engravings. Cave to convoluted...More

Thank Matthew C
Semitour, Responsable relations clients at Lascaux II, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You seem to know a lot about prehistory. This may explain your disappointment...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't know that it would be such an amazing experience. It's really wonderful to see what they were able to paint such a long time ago!

Thank Theresa R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took friends on supposed 'english speaking guide' tour. Unfortunately the guide was awful- his english was really bad, he waffled on about irrelevant stuff, but missed many of the key points to cover and he was rude to the visitors for talking (which they were...More

Thank frances s
Semitour, Responsable relations clients at Lascaux II, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you for taking the time to write your review. We're sorry about this bad experience. We take note of it and will take the necessary measures.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us spent a week exploring France this September. The cave at Lascaux was one of the highlights. While it is a reproduction, it is as real as the original must have been. And because it is a reproduction, the lighting was better than...More

Thank pigbayou
Semitour, Responsable relations clients at Lascaux II, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review !

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

About.500 feet from the original which has been meticulously reproduced down to the centimeter (thousands of visitors going in and out was destroying the original). These drawings are 17,000 years old and seeing them really takes you back. Plan to go when there's a English-speaking...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2018

This recreation of the original Lascaux cave gives one a unique opportunity to see a site which is no longer available for the public to view.

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Semitour, Responsable relations clients at Lascaux II, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Thank you very much for your review !

Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We visited Lascaux II and arrived just as they were closing for lunch, which they do after the busy summer months. However they let us purchase tickets for the English tour at 3 pm before closing. We spent the time to visit the large museum...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

We headed to Lascaux today to kill some time as it was raining and had we wanted to visit some gardens. Either everyone else had the same idea or it’s always frenetically busy. Lesson learned. Book your trip in advance. The queues were massive, some...More

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Semitour, Responsable relations clients at Lascaux II, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

We're sorry that you could not visit Lascaux II. We hope to welcome you next time.

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edwina1959
October 14, 2018|
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Response from Semitour | Property representative |
Lascaux II recreate the two main halls underground.
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A Z
August 10, 2018|
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Response from Semitour | Property representative |
Hello. Lascaux II will be close this winter but Lascaux Center International (Lascaux IV) will be open.
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Philip D
June 27, 2018|
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We apologize for the late response. It depends mainly on availability. At this moment, we propose a last visit at 17:30. It is highly recommended to book online.
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