Useful information

to know before you come to the Caves of Sare

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

When and how to visit the caves of Sare ?

The caves of Sare are open 11 months out of 12 and can be visited whatever the weather, along a sheltered path and at 14° inside the cave !
ADVICE : In summer and especially on rainy days, visits fill up quickly. Anticipate and don't hesitate to favor visits in the morning morning or end of the day.
Free parkings 14 degrees in the cave WC 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


Opening hours differ according to the periods. The time of your visit is chosen when booking.


Adults, children, groups of more than 15 people... Different entry prices are available.

Purchase of tickets

Advance booking of tickets is essential. Consult the possibilities of purchase and payment  

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.

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

Number of visitors limited

For an optimal experience, we limit the number of visitors per visit. Advance booking is therefore essential.


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

Animaux non acceptés Prise de photos/vidéos interdite Poussettes non acceptées

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 courses and desserts in our panoramic dining room or terrace.
The sale of cold and hot drinks all year round!
Picnic area
WCs are available for our visitors.

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 !

Picnic and Porch view
Hiking - the caves of 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

Want to find out more ?

You will find here all the information you need to organize your visit to the caves of Sare.

Don't forget to book your tickets online before visiting us !

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Open 11 months out of 12, the caves of Sare can be visited whatever the weather !

Timetable and prices


Can't find answers to your questions ?

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