Grotte Saint-Marcel-d'Ardèche

Grotte Saint-Marcel-d'Ardèche

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Description

In the very heart of the Ardèche Gorges, you will be amazed
by the immensity of this cave’s galleries, the wealth of its
concretions including the bewitching limestone basin (gour)
waterfall which is unique in Europe.
One-hour visit. 2 sound and light shows.

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With 64 km of galleries of Grotte Saint-Marcel is one of the biggest caves in France. You will discover huge rooms and galleries following a former underground river in a 400m long circuit. Sound and light shows. Huge halls and a waterfall of about 100 calcite basins, unique in Europe !

Since 2013, local winegrowers age part their best wines in the cave, 80m underground. Wine tasting, (AOC wines Côtes du Rhône /Côtes du Rhône Village and local produce), wine tasting and speleology... Visual and gustative pleasures !

Themed tours :

Wine tasting : visit of the cave and wine tasting with a specialized guide.

Spelunking all year round.

Outside : a botanical path called « le sentier de la grosse pierre » (2,8 km).