Discover the caves of Sare

in a protected natural site

Tickets to the caves of Sare have to be purchased online until the day before your visit. Please note, these days, visits fill up quickly!
There is no more availability for Thursday 18 and Friday 19 August.

Appreciate the nature and history of the site

The huge limestone massif of Sare and its surrounding area has numerous cavities. One of them, called LEZEA or CAVES OF SARE.
You will discover an unusual geological formation, huge rooms with astonishing dimensions and an entrance porch among the biggest of Aquitaine.

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Grottes de Sare - The caves of Sare
Grottes de Sare - The caves of Sare

Your visit to the caves of Sare

In the heart of a natural area classified Natura 2000, spend a pleasant time in the caves of Sare with a 1 hour guided visit, then free access to our museum and to the megalithic park.

Your arrival : Join us by bus or car, parking is available at the entrance to the caves of Sare.
Guided tour : After a short presentation of our environment, your guide will take you to the depths of the Lezea cave for a 45-minute experience with sounds and lights and a mysterious voice-over....
The site museum and Megalitic park : free of charge, outdoor park and site museum are to discover before or after the guided-tour.
The site : Enjoy our picnic tables and the bar with panoramic view !
Questions about the course of the visit? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.
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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

The particularity of the caves of Sare?

They can be visited today as they were over 2 million years ago, when the sea withdrew from Sare !

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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, discover our natural site whatever the season.

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On foot, by bus, by car ... We are waiting for you in our beautiful village of Sare !

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