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Create your natural ocher paint

Create your natural ocher paint

Create your natural ocher paint

The cave paintings of the Chauvet Cave were made between –32,000 and -21,000 years ago. Although the scientific community has not yet agreed on the purpose of these drawings, it seems obvious that these are not mere decorations. 

So were they used as magic incantations for hunting, was it the role of the shaman, or did our ancestors seek to leave a trace and communicate with future generations?

For 30 minutes, show your talents by using pigments and other natural elements.

Make your own prehistoric painting on a wooden board. Take away your creation.

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

Plan du parc
plan du parc
Questions about animations
  • 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.

  • Can children go alone on workshops areas ?

    • Children are the responsibility of parents / carers and must be accompanied by at least 1 adult.

    • It is therefore not possible to buy a combined tickets for children and cave-only tickets for adults.

    • The Concept of the Park is to share family entertainment. Adults who do not wish to carry out the activities can take advantage of the relaxation areas near the entertainment venues.

  • 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.