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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
  • Are pets allowed in the park and in the caves?
    • Pets are allowed in the park provided that their owners keep them on a leash, ensure the tranquility of visitors (barking) and the rules of cleanliness (excrement).

    • For the visit of the caves, only pets that can be carried throughout the visit are authorized.

  • I booked a departure hour on a visit but I want to change. Is it possible ?

    • Report it to reception upon your arrival on our site and we will do so within the limit of available places.

  • Is it possible to conduct the prehistoric workshops?

    • Most of the prehistoric workshops are distant from 3 to 5 minutes walking. 

    There is many paths through the park. The schedules take into account movements between 2 nearby activities. The 2 workshops furthest from each other are “pottery” and “fire” but you will not take more than 5 minutes by walking slowly with a young child.

    • Remember to download the mobile app to know the activities at any time!