Welcome to the caves of Sare

Immerse yourself in the bowels of the earth !

Reservation is mandatory and can be made up until 4 hours 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!
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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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Extended opening hours from December 4th to 10th

Extended opening hours from December 4th to 10th

Published on 03-12-2023 :

On the occasion of the "December bridge" (in Spain), the caves of Sare are extending their opening hours and opening every day from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., from December 4 to 10, 2023.

Fall/winter 2023 opening hours

Fall/winter 2023 opening hours

Published on 06-11-2023 :

The caves of Sare are open every day until December 30 (except December 24 and 25):
- Monday to Friday: from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.;
- Saturday and Sunday: from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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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

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
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