Discover the caves of Sare

in a protected natural site

The caves of Sare are closed until February 05, 2023 included.

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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The caves of Sare
The caves of Sare - Grottes de 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 FAQs.
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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, the caves of Sare can be visited whatever the weather !

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Bar, snack bar, picnic tables, shop... Have a good time in the caves of Sare !

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