La Grotte des Demoiselles, Saint-Bauzille-de-Putois

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Must see · Cave · Nature / Park
La Grotte des Demoiselles has served as, among other things, a hiding place and refuge for people from various walks of life. Exploring the cave was quite perilous until the 20th century, when it was outfitted with concrete stairs, walkways, sturdy railings, and extensive lighting. The name, which also has been "fairies' grotto," comes from a legend about a young shepherd who followed his lamb into the cave until he fell into a vast chamber known as the cathedral. Just before losing consciousness, he reportedly saw a vision of young ladies dancing and singing around him. When he awoke, he was outside the cave with his lamb. A visit to La Grotte des Demoiselles represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Saint-Bauzille-de-Putois trip itinerary website to plot your vacation.
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  • My boyfriend and I were in the area and looking for things to see. The place we were staying mentioned this place which was close so we went to check it out. We were blown away at how amazing it was.....  more »
  • We had a fabulous visit to the caves today. The staff were very friendly and we enjoyed the opportunity to practice our French listening skills. These incredible natural formations spoke for...  more »
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  • Most impressive cave I've ever been in and I've seen plenty. The cathedral Hall is very impressive. Would have liked the guided tour to move a bit slower so I could soak it up a bit more. There are chairs on several places but there was no time. The guides English was non existand as is normal in France. Don't doubt, just go and visit.
  • Astonishing and amazing cave. Worth a trip.

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