The Grotte Chauvet 2 Ardèche is committed to meeting the needs of visitors with disabilities and to provide the best possible experience for all. .

Physical disability

The entire area of the site and the cave is wheelchair accessible.
Loan of wheelchairs (subject to availability, to be requested on site).
Stone Age Camp trails can be difficult for wheelchairs pushed by hand.
Certain roads are slightly sloping, they are documented on a wheelchairmap and can be bypassed. This document is available at the entrance or can be downloaded here: (Download here the wheelchairmap of the Grotte Chauvet 2 – Ardèche)


Mental and psychological disabilities

It is dark in the replica, the lights are operated by the guides and animators.
Our employees are used to dealing with people with intellectual or psychological disabilities.
The workshops and the tour can be customized upon request.

> Download the Simplified userguide (F) and the Simplified practical informations (F) to prepare your visit.


Deafness and hearing disabilities

Magnetic induction necklace to visit the replica.
Possibility, on request, to follow the workshops with a magnetic necklace.
Sign language during the tour is currently only possible in French (please inform us 2 months in advance, costs for a sign language interpreter not included).


Blindness and visual disabilities

Our employees are trained in giving descriptions.
Audio guides and audio descriptions available in 4 languages (FR / GB / ALL / NE)
A book with relief drawings for the tour is available on request.
The Galerie de l’Aurignacien does not provide adapted content for people with visual impairments.

La caverne est accessible aux malvoyants grâce au livret en relief