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4. Prehistoric websites

Nicknamed the 'Cradle of Prehistory' due to its many prehistoric websites and caves, the Dordogne is house to a few of the world's most important prehistoric artwork. The most well-known is the Lascaux Cave, close to the village of Montignac within the Vézère Valley (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), which comprises practically 600 Paleolithic cave work and 1,500 engravings, largely of animals like horses, deer and bulls, estimated to be round 17,000 years previous. The authentic cave is closed to the general public to protect the paintings, however a devoted duplicate, Lascaux IV, is open to guests. Then there's Font-de-Gaume, one of many few caves with multicolored work of bison, reindeer, and horses, courting again round 14,000 years; Les Combarelles options over 600 engravings from the Magdalenian interval 13,000 years in the past; Rouffignac Cave, generally known as the 'Cave of the Hundred Mammoths', comprises some 250 engravings and drawings, predominantly of mammoths, courting again to the Upper Paleolithic interval.; and La Roque Saint-Christophe is a big cave-dwelling website that was inhabited from the Paleolithic period by to the medieval interval. And then there's Le Moustier, the place stone instruments have been discovered, giving a clue to the lifetime of the Neanderthals. And lastly, don't miss the unimaginable National Prehistory Museum in gorgeous Les Eyzies, house to the skeleton of a new child Neanderthal which was discovered within the prehistoric shelter at close by Le Moustier.

10 Reasons to Stay with Voila Villas in France