Grotte de Lascaux

Lascaux 24290 Montignac 0 Reviews

Overview

France’s most acclaimed ancient cavern artworks are at the Grotte de Lascaux, 2 km southeast of Montignac. Normally fixed and ensured for centuries, it was found in 1940 by four high school young men looking for their canine, Robot. In December 2016, another understanding place and forefront propagation of the cavern was disclosed to people in general, permitting guests to see the whole of Lascaux’ craftsmanship just because since 1963.

Prominently known as Lascaux IV, the new International Center for Cave Art comprises of two fundamental segments: 60 minutes since quite a while ago guided visit through the re-made cavern, trailed by an independently directed visit. In case you’re doubtful about visiting a proliferation, don’t be: the most recent in laser innovation and 3D printing was utilized to replicate the specific divider forms, inscriptions (missing in Lascaux II, the past multiplication) and the almost 600 artistic creations down to the very millimeter. It feels surprisingly like a genuine cavern – it’s clammy, dull and cold, and the entire experience can be truly spine-shivering.

After the cavern visit, you’re turned free for the independently directed visit, which uses an individual tablet to assist guests with investigating the magnificent Lascaux Studio. Here you’ll discover life-size renderings of all the significant scenes in the cavern, furnishing setting with respect to painting and etching strategies, superimposed pictures and that’s just the beginning. Try not to miss the Shaft (the least open piece of the cavern), where a very uncommon portrayal of a human, with a winged creature’s head, is delineated. A sight and sound show, 3D film and the intuitive Galerie de l’Imagination inspecting the connection between cavern craftsmanship and present-day workmanship, balance the display.

Early bookings are energetically suggested and can be made online as long as two days ahead of time. A specific number of tickets are just sold nearby, so in the event that you can’t get a ticket through the site, appear early and you might be in karma. Note that it is as yet conceivable to visit Lascaux II (€13; open April through October), however visits are just in French. Lascaux is found 1.2km southeast of Montignac.