Caves of the Vézère Valley
With numerous beautiful examples of rock art and fossil remains of hominids, the caves of the Vezere Valley constitute a fascinating tourist destination that deserves to be visited by lovers of history and culture. With fabulous art paintings, a visit to the caves you will spend unique and really exciting to discover the habitat of the Neanderthals and Cro-Magnon. Not coincidentally declared a world heritage site, the caves you will understand the life of primitive men with finds such as human burials, cut flints, remains of meals and more. Among the various caves undoubtedly deserve to be visited those of Lascaux, where you can admire works of rock art dating from the Palaeolithic period, many of which date back to a date between 13,000 and 15,000 BC, which reason is that most represented the era of large animals, such as the aurochs, extinct animal. Discoveries 12 September 1940 by four French boys and open to mass tourism in the Second World War, the caves of Lascaux are the main destination must for travelers to visit the caves of the Vezere Valley.