A really atmospheric and truly spectacular cave system. The tour was all in French, but we had an English hand-out and managed to follow most of the important points. The... read more
GARGAS 27 000 years ago, Homo Sapiens's families frequented the caves of...
GARGAS 27 000 years ago, Homo Sapiens's families frequented the caves of Gargas. These men, women and children left numerous tracks on walls: engravings and paintings of animals, but also and especially more than 200 paintings of hands the scientists of which still look for the meaning.
Gargas is one of rare decorated caves open to the public and thus number limited by people during the visits (compulsory Reservation)
NESTPLORIA is a center of interpretation which gathers in a playful way the prehistory and the new technologies. He allows to uncover the secrets of Gargas via digital tools.
THE EXPLORERS OF THE PREHISTORY is a permanent exhibition to learn about the jobs by the archaeology: tub of searches, reproduction of a prehistoric camp, etc.
THE TRIBE OF the BUFFALO is the new cooperative and family video game created quite specially for Gargas-Nestploria. Up to 8 players can embody the members of the tribe of the bison. Together, they have to explore numerous territories and associate their skills to survive and reach their purpose: find a refuge for winter and become a real tribe.