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Visit of the Caves

1h from Lyon, Geneva or Annecy -  Ain - Mountains of Jura

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Discover a strange and exciting underground route shaped during the great ice ages. 

A 45 min to 1H30 walk from the burial point of an old river until its resurgence in the middle of a cliff on a belvedere overlooking the Cerdon’s valley and its vineyards.

Choose your visit:

French guided tour at fixed times, non guided tour or visit in the form of a tale for the youngest.



Map of the Caves
Plan des Grottes
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French Guided tour

Duration: 1 hour (+30 min Belvedere)

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Visite en autonomie

Maximum 8 people / group - Download our audioguide on your phone (French, English, Dutch, Spanish).


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Visit for 4 - 6 years old

Specially dedicated to 4-6 year olds and their families.


Questions sur les Grottes
  • Can we visit the caves alone ?

    You can opt for a self-guided tour (reserved for groups of less than 8 people). Children are the responsibility of parents or carers. It is forbidden to leave the main path and touch the concretions. Download the audio guide on your phone

  • Are dogs allowed in the caves ?

    • Yes, but they must be carried or placed in a basket. Only small dogs

  • What kind of clothes and shoes to wear during the caves visit?

    Provide warm clothing (fleece type) and comfortable shoes, preferably flat.

Provide warm clothing for the visit of the caves (14°c to 4°c for 5/10 min) and comfortable shoes (return by a path in the undergrowth)
The rains have no effect on the activities which can be done under shelter
The Grottes du Cerdon are not subject to flooding