Anothe day trip from Bergerac
In this park you will find reconstructions of prehistoric man's life in the actual places he lived. You go though caves and underground passages which were used as refuges from the prehistoric times. Then right on the cliff you come to the dwellings which were still occupied at the start of 20th century.
Great day out for all the family.
Day trip from Bergerac, the Villars Grotto was discovered in 1953 by the Perigueux potholers club. It is the largest underground network in the Perigord, with more than 13kms explored to this day. The undeground river has hollowrd out huge chambers connected by huge galleries. Rain water pecolation has created beautiful natural scenery, including stalagmites, stalagtites ans unusual calcite formations.Also prehistoric paintings were discovered in 1958, they were made 17000 years ago.
There is a spectacular computor controlled light show designed to help you understand the geological phenomena.
Outside is a large shaded car park, picnic area, shop, playground for children.
Not accessible for wheelchairs.
Guided tour 45 mins plus 20min video