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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 :  7,5 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  :  Sarlat (D704) at 20 km
    • Main road  :  Brive (N89) at 25 km
  • Environment
    • In the country
    • Near a motorway
    • Walking distance from the Tourist Office
    • Hiking trails
    • In the forest
    • Outskirts of town
  • Spoken languages
    • French
    • English
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
    • Groups
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Mobility impaired
  • Activities
    • Special theme activity
    • Children's workshop
    • Lectures
    • Temporary exhibitions
  • Equipment
    • Picnic area
    • Bar
    • bus parking
    • Restaurant
    • Screening room
  • Services
    • Guided tours
    • Boutique
    • Play area
Rates
Payment methods
  • Debit cards
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cash
  • Rates 2024
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    From 7.50 €
  • Child rate
    From 4.50 €
Openings
  • From February 11, 2024
    until April 6, 2024
  • From April 7, 2024
    until July 6, 2024
  • From July 7, 2024
    until August 31, 2024
  • From September 1, 2024
    until September 30, 2024
  • From October 1, 2024
    until October 19, 2024
  • From October 20, 2024
    until November 3, 2024
  • From November 6, 2024
    until November 17, 2024
  • Open
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Monday
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • 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
  • Monday
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM