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Grotte de Saint-Cirq

UNESCO Heritage List

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The Cave of Saint-Cirq is also known as the "Grotte du Sorcier" - the Cave of the Wizard - after the internationally renowned engraving that was found there and that represents a sorcerer.
Other engravings that adorn the walls of the cave depict animals - bison, horses and goats -, geometric signs and anthropomorphic figures and date from between 17,000 and 15,000 BP.
The cave is listed in the UNESCO's World Heritage along with the other prehistoric sites on the Vézère River valley.

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Address:Saint-Cirq, 24260 Le Bugue, Dordogne
Visiting Hours:April, September, October, until November 11th: from 10am to 6pm
May and June from 10am to 6:30pm
July and August from 10am to 7:30pm.


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