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Site Néandertal de Regourdou

Historic site and monument ,  Archaeological site ,  Anthropology, ethnology, social sciences ,  Archaeology ,  Children's museum ,  Prehistory in Montignac-Lascaux
From :  7 Full-fare
  • Located 800 metres above the Lascaux caves in Montignac in the Dordogne, the prehistoric deposit Le Regourdou is known as the burial site of the oldest Neanderthal ever discovered in Europe, dating from 80,000 years B.C. In 1957, Roger Constant revealed this archaeological treasure as he was searching for a second entrance to Lascaux. You will get the chance to familiarize yourself with Neanderthal man before viewing the open-air deposit.
    Don't miss the living bears that have been...
    Located 800 metres above the Lascaux caves in Montignac in the Dordogne, the prehistoric deposit Le Regourdou is known as the burial site of the oldest Neanderthal ever discovered in Europe, dating from 80,000 years B.C. In 1957, Roger Constant revealed this archaeological treasure as he was searching for a second entrance to Lascaux. You will get the chance to familiarize yourself with Neanderthal man before viewing the open-air deposit.
    Don't miss the living bears that have been reintroduced to the site. Your tour finishes in the museum, where the artefacts found in the deposit are exhibited. The 1967 film The Two of Us, starring Michel Simon, was shot on location here.
    Activities upon reservation: painting, engraving
    On site: picnic area and snack bar. Archaeological digs held on-site in July and August. Treasure hunts with prizes to be won.
  • Access
    • Main road  :  Périgueux (N89) at 45 km
    • Main road  :  Brive (N89) at 25 km
    • Main road  :  Sarlat (D704) at 35 km
  • Environment
    • In the country
  • Spoken languages
    • French
    • English
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
    • Groups
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Mobility impaired
  • Activities
    • Special theme activity
    • Children's workshop
    • Lectures
  • Equipment
    • Picnic area
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Screening room
    • bus parking
  • Services
    • Guided tours
    • Boutique
    • Play area
Rates
Payment methods
  • Debit cards
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cash
  • Rates 2022
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    From 7 €
  • Child rate
    From 4 €
Openings
  • From February 6, 2022
    until April 9, 2022
  • From April 10, 2022
    until June 30, 2022
  • From July 1, 2022
    until August 31, 2022
  • From September 1, 2022
    until November 15, 2022
  • Monday
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    Closed
    -
  • Sunday
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • * Pendant les vacances scolaires , le site et le restaurant sont ouverts tous les jours. Dernier départ en visite une heure avant la fermeture du site. Fermeture annuelle : décembre et janvier
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • * Pendant les vacances scolaires , le site et le restaurant sont ouverts tous les jours. Dernier départ en visite une heure avant la fermeture du site. Fermeture annuelle : décembre et janvier
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • * Pendant les vacances scolaires , le site et le restaurant sont ouverts tous les jours. Dernier départ en visite une heure avant la fermeture du site. Fermeture annuelle : décembre et janvier
  • Monday
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • * Pendant les vacances scolaires , le site et le restaurant sont ouverts tous les jours. Dernier départ en visite une heure avant la fermeture du site. Fermeture annuelle : décembre et janvier