Caves and Grottos
La Grotte the Saint Marcel d’Ardèche (50 km underground cave).
In the heart of the ‘gorges de l’Ardèche’, the cave of Saint Marcel d’Ardèche will transport you in an enchanting universe. You will discover huge halls and amazing waterbasins, unique in Europe.
La Grotto de la Madeleine
The Madeleine Cave is situated at the heart of the Ardèche Canyon on the scenic road that overhangs the river Ardèche from Vallon Pont d’Arc to Saint Martin.
The Madeleine Cave opened in 1969 and has since been awarded three stars by the famous Michelin Guide.
L’Espace de restitution de La Grotto Chauvet (advised Unesco-heritage site)
The painted cave of Vallon Pont-d’Arc (known as Chauvet Cave) has exceptional universal value. It is a masterwork of human creative genius (a set of exceptional artwork whose age makes it very unique). It provides a unique account of a living civilisation (the first Homo sapiens civilisation in Europe).