Welcome to the caves of Sare

Immerse yourself in the bowels of the earth !

During "caves day", Sunday March 26, guided tours are at 50% off! Enter promo code lurpea2023 when booking.
Tickets to the caves of Sare have to be purchased online until the day before your visit.

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

The Caves of Sare are in Sare, basque village, listed among the most beautiful villages of 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!
In group (Adult or School) > See our proposals
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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COVID-19: The vaccination passport and the wearing of mask are no longer required.
Possible adjustment of the conditions according to health trends

Full "tales and legends" visit !

Full "tales and legends" visit !

Published on 20-03-2023 :

Many of you have registered in a few days for our "tales & legends" visit and there are no more places available.
To celebrate "Kobazuloen Eguna" cave day, Sunday March 26, we invite you to visit the caves of Sare at half price, by entering the following code when booking online : lurpea2023

Kobazuloen Eguna 2023

Kobazuloen Eguna 2023

Published on 26-03-2023 :

The 2023 "cave day" organized by LURPEA will take place on March 26, 2023 at the caves of Sare !
A great opportunity to discover or rediscover the richness and diversity of the underground treasures of the Basque Country, with the program :
- Entries at 50% !!! Book your visit on Sunday March 26 by entering the promo code : lurpea2023
- A special "tales and legends" visit at 4:15 p.m. (in French) : FULL !!
- Throughout the day, one reservation = one voucher. A draw will take place to allow you to win a night and breakfast in Lekunberri in Navarre, but also a packed basket and entry vouchers to the 8 caves of the Lurpea network.

We are waiting for you to celebrate together the day of the Basque caves of Lurpea !

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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

Accepted payments

Online : Credit card.
On site (or from the tourist offices) : checks, cash, ANCV and Eusko (in currency).

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
Entrance porch to the caves of Sare
In the depths of the caves of Sare
Concretions of the caves of Sare
Site of the caves of Sare
View from the porch of the caves