Opening of the Pont-d'Arc Cave on 25. April 2015, first tickets on sale

Published on July 10, 2014
  • © DRAC Rhône-Alpes - Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication

  • © Jean Clottes - Centre national de la préhistoire

  • © DRAC Rhône-Alpes - Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication

Opening of the Pont-d'Arc Cave on 25. April 2015, first tickets on sale 6 Cours du Palais 07000 Privas fr

The replica of the Pont-d’Arc Decorated Cave (Ardèche - France), registered in the UNESCO World Heritage List on June 22nd, also known as the "Chauvet cave", will open its doors to the public on the 25th of April 2015.

Visitors will have the opportunity to admire the 36,000-year-old-paintings, the first masterpiece of Humanity.

Handprints, mysterious signs and over 400 representations of Prehistoric animals adorn a vast cave, a replica of the original discovered in 1994 by the three potholers Jean-Marie Chauvet, Eliette Brunel and Christian Hillaire.

The first 10,000 tickets for the Pont-d'Arc Cave are now on sale on line. Be the first to visit the Cave!

 

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