Useful information

to know before you come to the Caves of Sare

The caves of Sare are closed until February 05, 2023 included.
Free parkings 14 degrees in the cave Payments by debit card Eusko currency accepted checks and holiday vouchers are accepted Partially adapted for people with disabilities Cafe - Bar Picnic area Catering in summer Hiking trails in the immediate vicinity Animals not accepted in the cave Photo and video shooting prohibited in the cave Strollers not accepted in the cave

Convenience of access

Whether you arrive by car, bus or motorhome, the caves of Sare welcome you with 3 free car parks at your disposal.

Parking adjacent to the entrance to the Sare caves
Main car park
Upper parking
Second parking
Parking for buses and motorhomes
Parking for autobuses
Reception of the caves of Sare

Choose your visit and book your tickets

The caves of Sare are open 11 months a year. See the opening times according to the periods.
The choice of the day and time of your visit is made directly when booking online.
Price of guided tour : See the different visit rates.
Purchase of tickets : Book them online and choose your visit slot !
Payment methods : Online payment is made by credit card.
On site, we also accept ANCV holiday checks (no change), bank checks, Euro and Eusko currency (exchange office at the Sare tourist office).

Enjoy the tour in your language

Couldn't book a tour in english ?

We provide you with a free application on smarphone (Android or IOS), allowing you to follow the visit of the cave in English, Basque, Spanish or French. We only ask you to bring your headphones for hygiene reasons.

Where and how to get the audio guide ?

Online : Once your online booking is confirmed, download the app from your Android or IOS smartphone, from our website or from the link provided on your confirmation.
On site : A panel is displayed at the caves of Sare, with a QR Code to flash to access the app directly from your smartphone. Please note that there is little internet network at the Caves of Sare, we advise you to download the audio guide in advance, as far as possible.

On site

Visit to be done in all weather !

Sheltered and constantly at 14° inside the cave, the Caves of Sare can be visited in any season, whatever the weather !


Improvements have been made to allow as many people as possible to discover our caves.

Are not allowed in the cave

Photo/video shooting, even without flash.
Strollers (think to take a baby carrier !).

Relaxation break

The reception building houses a bar area open all year round and a catering area open in summer. Enjoy a beautiful view of the park and the porch of the Sare caves to take a break !

During the summer, we propose sandwiches and desserts in our panoramic dining room or terrace.
The sale of cold and hot drinks all year round!
Picnic area

Picnic area

Relax in the shade of the trees of the Caves of Sare natural site and take advantage of the picnic tables to eat in front of the majestic Porch of Lezea !

Restaurant, Picnic, Porch view
Hiking - the caves of Sare - Grottes de Sare


Take advantage of your visit to the caves of Sare to explore our region !
Several hikes start or pass near the Caves of Sare, in particular :

The ascent of Atxuria, a mountain overlooking the caves of Sare ;
Peatlands of Lezeko Gaina ;
pottok The pottok path crossing the territory of Xareta through its 4 villages: Sare, Zugarramurdi, Urdax-Urdazubi and Ainhoa.

Find all the information you need at the Sare tourist office !

Sare Tourist Office

Practical tools...

Download our brochure with all the information you need when you come.
Brochure - Useful Info
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