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Next départure 1/2 day (you must reserve before) :
sunday the 23 of june 2019 (one departure at 9:00 am and one other departure at 13:30
you are minimum 5 PERS? A VISIT just for your group? WHY NOT?

½ day speleological hike

New! do you want to live a unique experience? Discover new galleries? We propose to you our Half day hike:

When you come to Lombrives, it's to get off the beaten track regardless of the hike you choose... This one allows you to explore the galleries beyond the lake: only a few privileged get to discover Lombrives beyond this area, which is rarely open to the public. 

Accompanied and equipped by a guide, discover the depths of the "lair of giants"! A parenthesis out of time, a full connection with nature. 

Equipped with a helmet and a headlamp, follow in the footsteps of the greatest explorers of our time and retrace their history. Discover the living and sleeping areas of ​​the Deep Time scientific expedition: we take the time to settle there for a tasting of our local products during a short break.

Discover all the geological and historical treasures contained in the bowels of the cave. The part called "Galerie du Lion" is newly accessible to the public: it is an absolutely splendid marble gallery.

This 4-5 hour guided hike is accessible if you are a good walker and have a good physical condition (there is a passage of 10 meters on a suspended walkway, very easy to cross... unless you are dizzy). Hiking shoes and warm clothing are essential (only 10°C in the cave).


The tour is in French, but must of our guides speak English and are able to make some translations. For more information, please call +33 (0)6 49 44 45 00.

Group reduced to 16 people. Children under 8 years old not recommended because for the little ones, half a day in the effort, in a dark and wet environment... it can be long!
Price: 38 € / pers, including the guided hike (4-5 hours), the equipment (helmet and headlamp) and the gourmet tasting in the cave.



Overview of the visit:

You go around the lake, walk on the sand, and join the "Galerie du Lion" that leads to the junction with Niaux. You make your way through the boulders and there you are, facing the abyss... Then the "Galerie de la Vierge", a pure wonder of nature... 

A word from Catherine Blasco, manager of Lombrives: " When you enter LOMBRIVES, an ancient, surprising and powerful world is offered to you. A timeless parenthesis, a unique, moving, introspective experience, beyond what we can imagine "      


This tour is for hikers over 8 years old.

It has no particular difficulty, no narrow passage or water passage, but it does require to be a good walker with a good physical condition.

Your guide will equip you with a helmet and a headlamp. 

Wear warm, comfortable clothes, and good hiking shoes. 

Are you a group of between 5 and 16 people? We can schedule a departure for a private visit on the date at your convenience.

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Looking forward to welcoming you!