Welcome to the caves of Sare

Immerse yourself in the bowels of the earth !

Reservations are highly recommended. The purchase of tickets remains possible on site, for the same day, if there are still places available.

Atypical geology, Natural habitat site, Place of myths, Origins of the Basque people...

Discover a site of great historical and cultural richness, a jewel of our local heritage !

In the basque country

A must in the Basque Country, the prehistoric caves of Sare are located in Sare, typical village of Labourd, classified among the most beautiful villages in France.

You will find us to 10km of the "Petit train de La Rhune" and 30min of basque coast.

Discover our site

You can visit the LEZEA cave but also the museum and the megalithic park.

Prepare your visit

See opening hours and periods, prices and booking methods.

Caves of Sare

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A visit for everyone !

A visit for families, couples, friends or solo!
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Partly accessible to people with reduced mobility and adapted for the hearing-impaired. > Learn more
Guided tour in French, Basque, Spanish or English.
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Easter holidays

Easter holidays

Published on 11-04-2024 :

Take advantage of the holidays to discover the caves of Sare, whatever the weather!
We are open every day from 10am to 6pm.

Saint-Jean-de-Luz > Caves of Sare by bus

Saint-Jean-de-Luz > Caves of Sare by bus

Published on 10-04-2024 :

From April 13, 2024, take advantage of public transport to come from Saint-Jean-de-Luz to the caves of Sare by bus (line 45)!

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A fascinating cultural journey through time and nature, in the depths of the cave of Lezea.

On-site services

On-site parking

and bus stop in front of the site entrance

Bar with panoramic view

and fast food in summer

Picnic area

in a shady park facing the entrance porch of the caves

Hiking departures

identified and marked

Are not allowed in the cave

Pets, taking photos/videos, strollers

Pictures of the Caves of Sare

Since a picture is worth a thousand words, we let you appreciate the beauty of the caves of Sare, sculpted by water for millennia!

Big meander
Visit of the Caves of Sare
In the depths of the caves of Sare
Entrance porch to the caves of Sare
Site of the caves of Sare
View under the porch of the caves