You are planning to visit Lascaux IV during your holiday in the Dordogne? If you want to discover the treasures of prehistoric times, this is the place to go! Remember to book your tickets and visits online to make sure you can enjoy the grotto whenever you like, at preferential rates. 

Why use the online ticketing service for the Lascaux cave?

The Lascaux cave at Montignac-Lascaux in the Dordogne is a popular tourist site: so plan your visit with peace of mind! By booking on the website, you not only benefit from a special price, but you can also save time. So you can plan other activities to discover the Périgord Noir.

A cheaper rate than on site

If you book your place before you go to Lascaux, you'll see that price list are lower than on site. And this applies to both individual tickets and group rates (for schools, for example). Are you coming as a family? Admission is free for children under 5, but you'll also need to make a reservation.

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Please note:

Reduced-price tickets for students, jobseekers and people with disabilities can only be purchased at the ticket office.

Choose a time slot to save time

To organise your visit and make sure you get to the Lascaux cave at the time of day you want, best to book. Don't forget to find out about opening hoursThese may vary depending on the season and time of year. For example, the opening hours are slightly longer in summer, with opening until 10pm in July and August.

Lascaux IV exterior at Montignac

Also worth noting:

The last tour departs 2 hours before the cave art centre closes.

Download the Lascaux-Vallée Vézère Essentials guide

Take the time to choose your visit before coming to Lascaux

A visit to the cave with a guide, a combined ticket with the Thot park or a tour of several prehistoric sites in the Périgord Noir? By using At the ticket office, you can select one or more activities before coming to the Dordogne, and find out more about the content of each event.

Visits to the Lascaux cave

Would you like to see the Lascaux cave? There are several ways to explore the Lascaux IV facsimile:

  • The visit with a guide ;
  • Prestige tour by torchlight ;
  • Storytelling tour for children ;
  • Self-guided tour audioguide.

Depending on your choice, you will also have access to areas other than the cave: theatre, cinema, immersion room, etc.

Combined ticket with Parc du Thot or Laugerie-Basse

If you have several activities planned, opt for the twin tickets and their preferential rates. They give you access to the Lascaux cave art centre, and to another site in the Vézère valley, of your choice:

  • The parc du Thotsouth of Montignac-Lascaux, to understand the relationship between man and animal in prehistoric times;
  • Or else Laugerie-Basse and its prehistoric rock shelters.

Prehistory or geology pass

You can also book 3 to 4 activities from the Black Périgord around Lascaux, with the same ticket.

  • The prehistory pass gives access to the Lascaux IV cave, the Thot park and Laugerie-Basse.
  • Geology pass offers a complete panorama of the riches of the Vézère valley, with 4 sites: Lascaux IV, the Thot Park, Laugerie-Basse and the Grand Roc (a Unesco World Heritage mineral cave). 

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