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Grotte des Demoiselles

Grotte des Demoiselles, 34190 Saint-Bauzille-de-Putois, France

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About Grotte des Demoiselles

These limestone caves are host to a wide variety of unique mineral formations and a perfect year-round place for all ages to visit. At various times in history, the cave has also served as a hiding place and refuge. At the time, visiting the cave was quite perilous, but in 1931 a funicular, concrete stairs and walkways with sturdy railings and extensive electric lighting were installed to make it accessible to the general public.



Attractions near Grotte des Demoiselles

Pic Saint-Loup15.17km from Grotte des Demoiselles

The Pic Saint-Loup is a mountain in the region Occitan situated on the edge of towns to Valflaunès and Cazevieille, in the department of Herault.  the peak is visible from a large part of the Hérault department, the coastline as well as the Gard, from where its profile evokes a point rising towards the sky. It is one of the most beautiful natural and hiking sites in the Garrigues region.

The Bamboo Cevennes26.29km from Grotte des Demoiselles

Bambouseraie en Cévennes is the perfect place to bond with nature. A uniquely special botanical gardens with over 1,000 varieties of bamboo, rare flowers, and remarkable trees and plants, offering visitors a magical and completely unexpected break in the Cévennes. It was ranked as one of France’s most beautiful gardens.

Le Pont du Diable26.81km from Grotte des Demoiselles

The Pont du Diable on the Hérault River is one of many bridges in France with this name means Devil's bridge. It was registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in conjunction with the St James’ Way to Santiago de Compostela in western Spain. Among the oldest existing French medieval bridges, it incorporates the early techniques of  Romanesque art in the region, including two main arches and two secondary arches, demonstrating the strength and solidity of its construction.

Mont Aigoual27.41km from Grotte des Demoiselles

Mont Aigoual is the highest point of the Gard department with an elevation of 1,565 m. Located on the border of the Lozère and Gard departments and is the highest mountain of Gard. The mountain is formed by granite from the Palaeozoic era. From the top of this mountain, you can see a good part of France, from the alps to the Pyrenees, and from the Puy de Sancy to the Mediterranean sea. One of the nice trekking destination and also a place with beautiful sights.

Jardin des plantes de Montpellier34.18km from Grotte des Demoiselles

The Montpellier Plant Garden is a university botanical garden founded in 1593 and which is an integral part of the heritage of the Faculty of Medicine of Montpellier and the University of Montpellier. It is the oldest botanical garden in France, ahead of that of Strasbourg founded in 1619, that of Paris created in 1635, and that of Caen in 1736. This garden has a triple vocation: botanical, historical, and university.

Montpellier Cathedral34.35km from Grotte des Demoiselles

Montpellier‘s Cathédrale St-Pierre is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in the heart of one of France’s southern cities. It was commissioned by Pope Urban V in 1364 and was converted into a cathedral in 1536 when the archbishopric was transferred from Maguelone to Montpellier. It suffered extensive damage during the Wars of Religion between Catholics and Protestants in the 16th century, and was subsequently rebuilt in the 17th century.

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Occitanie is one of the biggest French regions. The Occitanie region is famous for its colorful food, wines, medieval castles, culture, history. It also offers plenty of sporting fun with ski, sea, cycling,etc.