You are planning to visit the Lascaux cave and its cave art centre ? Here you'll find all the practical information you need to organise your holiday and your visit: opening times and prices for the activities you're interested in.

When should you visit Lascaux? Opening times and periods

The Lascaux cave: open all year round

With the exception of a few days' closure in January, the Lascaux cave and cave art centre in Montignac-Lascaux welcome you all year round. Good news for those wishing to come to the Dordogne during the holidays, as well as for those planning an off-season or weekend break.

To remember:

It is advisable to book online before you come to Lascaux to make sure you have access to the site in the time slot you want, and to benefit from lower prices.

Detailed timetables by period

During the day, at night or early in the morning? Choose your time to visit Lascaux :

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The last entry is possible up to two hours before closing time of the site.

How much does it cost to visit Lascaux?

The tours offered at Lascaux are free for a child under 5. And for older children? Prices vary according to the areas to be discovered: the Lascaux IV cave on its own, or a visit combined with other emblematic sites of the Périgord Noir, at around Montignac-Lascaux.

Don't forget to ask reduced on-site rates for students, jobseekers and people with disabilities, on presentation of proof.

Visit Lascaux IV

The discovery of Lascaux IV has been a must-see in the Dordogne since it opened in 2016. The cave art centre reproduces all the paintings discovered at Lascaux.

Individual rates :

Pricing Min. Max.
Full price
22 €
Full price
21 €
Full price
32.9 €
Child rate
14.5 €
Twin ticket
26.2 €
Twin ticket
17.2 €
Twin ticket
21.5 €
Full price
38.5 €
Child rate
25.2 €

Group rates are €10 for schoolchildren up to the age of 12 and €15.80 for those aged 13 and over.

Combined tickets for other prehistoric sites

Combined ticket for Lascaux IV and Parc du Thot

Twin ticket allows you to visit the Lascaux cave and meet the animals in the Thot park at a lower price.

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Combined ticket for Lascaux IV and Laugerie-Basse

Laugerie-Basse is a rock shelterThere are plenty of them in the Dordogne, where you can find out what life was like for Cro-Magnon man.

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Take advantage of passes for Lascaux and other prehistoric sites

Prehistory pass

The prehistory pass includes a visit to the cave of Lascaux, the Thot park and Laugerie-basse.

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Geology pass

The geology pass entitles you to several visits: Lascaux, Parc du Thot, Laugerie-basse and Grand-Roc (a mineral cave listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site). A great way to discover the riches of the Vézère valley!

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