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Abri du Poisson

UNESCO Heritage List

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Poisson in French means fish. The name of this small cavity comes from the engraved fish - a 1 meter long salmon - that dates from around 25,000 years Before Present.
It is one of the oldest known representations of a fish.
Abri du Poisson is listed in the UNESCO's world heritage list along with the other prehistoric sites on the Vézère river valley.

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Address:Eyzies de Tayac, Dordogne
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Visiting Hours:Visits on Tuesdays at 11:30am or on reservations.
Tickets are sold at Font-de-Gaume site.
All Mondays guided visits in English at 11:30am.


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