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No english tour guide

This is an amazing place but they have no english tour guides. Pity as I would have liked to ask... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
AnnemarieFo
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Something different to do amid chateaus and fortresses

My group of 14 friends recently toured Domme Caves when visiting this Bastide town. We booked... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
del_b
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Papamoa, New Zealand
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Sous la Bastide de Domme vit le monde fantastique de la plus grande grotte aménagée du Périgord Noir, avec ses colonnades, ses stalactites et ses stalagmites. Joyau souterrain, son entrée sous la Halle du 17ème siècle vous invite à explorer un...more
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All reviews stalactites and stalagmites well worth a visit knowledgeable guide perfect english french and english awe inspiring mind your head great visit great tour entire tour centre of town closed shoes guided tour tourist office great fun grotte entrance
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

The tour is 45 minutes long solely with French commentary despite the guide able being to communicate in English. His excuse - I’m saving my voice. Our group of 8 all left with no knowledge of the caves and felt cheated as at time of...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2018

This is an amazing place but they have no english tour guides. Pity as I would have liked to ask some questions. English pamplet has very little information on it.

1  Thank AnnemarieFo
Office de Touri... P, Gérant at Cave of Domme, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion ! We are very sorry, our visits are only in French with a translation in English on paper.

Reviewed August 18, 2018

If your in Domme then these caves are a must . It only takes 45 min. Im 6ft 4 inch tall and found it ok as I could stand up for 90% of it .

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Office de Touri... P, Gérant at Cave of Domme, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed August 13, 2018

I see that other people have commented on the lack of English on the tour too. This would be fine if they mentioned it BEFORE you hand over the money. When we started the tour we we handed a grubby piece of paper and grumpily...More

3  Thank bodazyphir
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Bought tickets for town choo choo train also, but all in French. The other train service seems to be multilingual so would get that ticket separately Caves worth seeing but not a word of any English translation. Matthieu spoke at great length throughout and was...More

1  Thank markharney2018
Office de Touri... P, Gérant at Cave of Domme, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion, indeed the other train has a traduction in english, but with our compagny you enjoy reduced rates for the cave and a free tour of the museum. We are very sorry, the tour is...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

I would highly recommend this tour, we had a tour guide who’s English was superb, he was very entertaining, knowledgeable and passionate about his work. The caves are pretty special and a must do if in Domme.

1  Thank Beverley M
Office de Touri... P, Gérant at Cave of Domme, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit !

Reviewed July 28, 2018

This cave visit is a fantastic experience! You descend into the cave from the middle of the beautiful fortified town of Domme, so it's like going into another dimension. We (and lots of others on the tour - English and Dutch) really appreciated our guide,...More

1  Thank gemmadriver
Office de Touri... P, Gérant at Cave of Domme, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with our guide Mathieu !

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

In the very central plaza of Domme there is and entrance to this unsuspected millenary tunnel fully covered with stalacmites and scalactites. It has more than 300 meters lenght and goes 20 meters under the ground level ending in the middle of Domme's cliff with...More

1  Thank GonzaloCalmet
Office de Touri... P, Gérant at Cave of Domme, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion, we are delighted that you enjoyed our cave and the museum of Domme ! Indeed, closed shoes are recommended. Regarding puddles, we are working on a future refurbishment of the cave.

Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Caves looked interesting, but very disappointed with guide, unfortunately first thing he said was "that the tour would be French only as he said he does not have time or breath to speak english" which was a shame. Make sure you watch where walking as...More

5  Thank Steve14121959
Office de Touri... P, Gérant at Cave of Domme, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

We are all sorry for the welcome... Indeed, our visits are only in French with a translation on paper. Regarding low ceilings, we are working on a future refurbishment of the cave.

Reviewed July 1, 2018

My group of 14 friends recently toured Domme Caves when visiting this Bastide town. We booked before leaving NZ and the company was easy to deal with. Matthieu was our guide - he was awesome. Witty, and informative

3  Thank del_b
Office de Touri... P, Gérant at Cave of Domme, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit !

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sayeda7862018
May 13, 2018|
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Response from Office de Touri... P | Property representative |
Bonjour, La grotte est adapté aux enfants si ceux ci peuvent être calme pendant 45 minutes de visite guidée. Par contre l’accès n'est pas possible en poussette ou porte bébé dorsal.
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Grace S
March 22, 2018|
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Yes all tours are in french but you can ask a translation on paper at the entrance.
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del_b
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Thanks for your interst about our cave, our last tour is at 5'30 pm it's a tour of 45mn. We'll be happy to welcome you. Have a good trip ! Preparing for it is the start of it so good preparation.
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