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Abri de Cap-Blanc

UNESCO Heritage List

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Abri de Cap-Blanc is a natural rock shelter that displays one of the most remarkable collections of prehistoric wall sculptures dating from the upper Paleolithic (some 15,000 to 10,000 years before present).
The sculptures that extend on 13 of the total of 15 meters length of the shelter feature carved animal forms like horses, bison, reindeer.
Abri de Cap-Blanc is listed as UNESCO site along with the other prehistoric sites on the Vézère river valley.

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Address: Marquay, Dordogne
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Latitude:44.9457
Longitude:1.0973
Visiting Hours:Open daily except Saturdays 15 May - 15 September 9.30 am - 5:30 pm
16 September - 14 May 9:30 am - 12:30 pm and 2 pm - 5:30 pm
Closed on the 1st of January, 1st of May, 1st and 11th of November, 25th of December

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