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Grotte chauvet 2 - Ardèche - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

4941 Route de Bourg St Andéol, 07150 Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, France


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About Grotte chauvet 2 - Ardèche

The Chauvet 2 Cave - Ardèche is a replica of the Chauvet cave. Its construction began in October 2012 and it was opened to the public in 2015. It is a cultural, scientific, and technological project, unique in both its design and its size which in fact the largest ornate cave replica in the world.

Attractions Near Grotte chauvet 2 - Ardèche

Chauvet Cave
Chauvet Cave2.43km from Grotte chauvet 2 - Ardèche

The Chauvet Cave is a Palaeolithic cave situated near Vallon-Pont-d’Arc in the Ardèche region of southern France that houses the best-preserved, exquisite examples of prehistoric art. it is considered one of the most significant prehistoric art sites and the UN’s cultural agency UNESCO granted it World Heritage status. Its age and artistry have made us reconsider the story of art as well as the capabilities of these humans. The cave has been granted UNESCO World Heritage status.

Arc Bridge
Arc Bridge2.94km from Grotte chauvet 2 - Ardèche

The Pont d’Arc is a 60m high and 34m wide natural bridge carved out of the rock face of the gorge over the Ardèche River in Ardeche. It’s a geological wonder and thousands of years of water and wind have eroded the stone into shaping this natural entrance to the Ardeche gorges. In the near vicinity of the arch is the Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave, containing one of the earliest known Paleolithic cave paintings, about 30,000 years old.

Aven d'Orgnac
Aven d'Orgnac9.82km from Grotte chauvet 2 - Ardèche

The Aven d'Orgnac is a subterranean cavity classed as a Grand Site de France and situated near the town of Orgnac-l'Aven. With its origins going back more than 100 million years, the Aven d'Orgnac presents a sight of spectacular beauty. Time has fashioned fabulous and wildly diverse crystalline formations that can be seen in the gigantic chambers. One of the beautiful places in this area which shows light to natural beauty.

Mont Gerbier de Jonc
Mont Gerbier de Jonc51.52km from Grotte chauvet 2 - Ardèche

Mont Gerbier de Jonc is a mountain of volcanic origin located in the Massif Central in France. It is made of a type of rock called phonolite. It rises to an altitude of 1,551 m, and its base contains three springs that are the source of the Loire, France's longest river. It is the second most-visited site in the département of Ardèche, after the Ardèche Gorges.

Pont du Gard
Pont du Gard51.67km from Grotte chauvet 2 - Ardèche

The Pont du Gard is a Roman aqueduct in Southern France. It is in the Gard département, in the area of the commune of Vers-Pont-du-Gard. The name should mean "Bridge over the Gard". The aqueduct supplied the city of Nîmes with water. It has a length of nearly 50 kilometers. The bridge is 49 meters high and has bows on three levels. It was probably built in the 1st century. In 1985, the Pont du Gard was classified a World Heritage Site.

The Bamboo Cevennes
The Bamboo Cevennes51.69km from Grotte chauvet 2 - Ardèche

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.

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