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Learn how to handle the tools to make fire by friction and percussion See more...

Learn how to handle the tools to make fire by friction and percussion

The fire and the development of Prehistoric Man are inseparable. The domestication of fire dates back about 450,000 years.

An activity for everyone which consists in demonstrating by gestures, the old techniques of starting a fire by friction but especially by percussion.

At the end of the workshop, those who wish (and from 6 years old) can test the fire technique by percussion.

Tip: Remember to come early to fully enjoy your day between visiting the Caves and Prehistoric Workshops

  • 4 /99 years old
  • 30 minutes
  • Sheltered activity in case of rain

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Questions sur les animations
  • Can we do all the prehistoric workshops and the visit ?

    • The schedules between visits and prehistoric workshops are organized so that you can do everything in a day. However, in this case, you must arrive at the site upon opening. Download your schedule in pdf on the "schedules" page.

  • What is the best way to organize your day ?

    • We advise you to plan your day by targeting the workshops you absolutely want to do and the time at which you prefer to visit the caves.

  • How to reserve tickets for a departure to visit the caves?

    • When purchasing your tickets on our website, you will be able to select the time at which you wish to take the guided tour.

    • You will thus have the certainty that tickets will be reserved for you on the chosen departure.

    • When you arrive on our site, present yourself at reception no later than 15 minutes before departure with your tickets. If you buy your tickets on the spot, you will have the possibility of choosing your time of visit of the caves according to the remaining availability.