Château de Castelnaud
The Lascaux cave, an unmissable spot to visit during your holiday!
This summer, come and take a camping holiday to explore the Dordogne, its lush green valleys, its gourmet specialities and its famous prehistoric sites! A truly unmissable spot, the Lascaux cave has been recreated in its entirety at the International Centre for Cave Art (Lascaux IV). Today it invites you on an extraordinary journey some 20,000 years into the past, on the trail of our ancestors.
Just a few minutes away, your Sandaya campsite in the Dordogne is ideally placed for you to enjoy all the wonders of the Périgord, both on the surface and underground. On-site, you can take your time to make the most of the covered and heated swimming pool, free children’s clubs, sports grounds and great entertainment programme for all ages. Book the holiday rental you’ve been dreaming of and come and enjoy the good life at one of our 4 and 5 star campsites!
Visit the Lascaux cave with the family
This summer, come and drop your bags at a Sandaya campsite, and set off to discover prehistory with all the family! Opened in 2016, Lascaux IV finally reveals the breathtaking Lascaux cave in its totality, a complete reproduction of the original including all its prehistoric decoration. Your journey through time can begin!
With your tablet, you’ll become a true explorer as you discover the fascinating story of the first people who lived here at Lascaux. The kids will particularly appreciate being able to watch a 3D film and put together their own interactive exhibition in the Imaginary Gallery!
Visit the Lascaux cave as a couple
Treat yourselves to a romantic weekend in the Dordogne and live an incredible immersive experience with your favourite person! After having examined the 900m² of fascinating paintings that decorate the walls of the Lascaux cave, the visit is far from over. The Lascaux Experience offers a captivating play in 3 acts organised as if it was a theatre of cave art, and then there is the new temporary exhibition and the Belvedere, a unique viewpoint giving a panorama of the whole area.
And to end the day in beauty? Take the time to linger a while longer around Lascaux: the Vézère Valley has a host of wonderful surprises along its banks!
Camping Lascaux cave: our handy tips for a successful stay
Good news! Visiting Lascaux and the Centre is completely free for the under fives!
Buy a combined ticket for Lascaux and the nearby Thot Park, a wildlife park for all that is as fun as it is educational!
Visiting Lascaux with the whole tribe? Make the most of the special reduced prices for large families!
Continue your epic journey through history as you explore the famous châteaux and cave-dwellings of the Périgord!