Any questions ? Contact us by phone : +33 4 75 94 39 40

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General Admission

Rates Individuals Tax incl. :

  Rates
Adult €17,=
Youth (10-17 years old) €8,50
« Family offer » : free admission for children under 10 Free

The entrance ticket allows access to the entire site (see a sample program), and also includes:

  • Either a guided tour of the Cave (in French, English, German or Dutch depending on availability of our guides)
    • French
    • English
    • German
    • Dutch
  • Or a self-guided tour of the Cave at the end of the day with our downloadable application. The application is available in 10 languages :
    • French
    • English
    • German
    • Dutch
    • Spanish
    • Portuguese
    • Italian
    • Russian
    • Chinese
  • a self-guided tour of the Galerie de l’Aurignacien
  • access to activities that take place during school holidays

We accept French holiday cheques. In order to use them, please pay for your tickets on arrival. However, we cannot guarantee any availability of places without prior reservation. We therefore recommend that you come early.

Special offer

Our partners Grand Site de l’Aven d’Orgnac and the UNESCO-listed Pont du Gard Site invite you to take advantage of their special offer: on presentation of the Grotte Chauvet 2 Ardèche ticket, you get a reduction of € 1 per adult and € 0.50 per child on the entrance ticket to Aven d’Orgnac and a reduction of € 2.50 on the adult price (€ 7 instead of € 9.50) at Pont du Gard (children’s tickets are free up to and including the age of 17)

With your tickets from one of these two sites, you also benefit from a reduced rate on the entrance to the Chauvet 2 Ardèche Cave (-1 € / adult, -0.50 € / child). Offer valid for 7 days from the date of the visit and not available at the online ticket offices of Aven d’Orgnac and Pont du Gard.

Groups and schools

Please refer to the Groups area “Groups” (click here), or the School Groups area (click here).

 

Opening hours 2021

Please note, last entry to the site 2 hours before closing.

2021 Opening hours Visits

From 10/05 to 11/07 

from 9:00 to 18:30

from 9:30 to 17:15

From 12/07 to 30/07 (week, except Thursdays)

from 9:00 to 21:00

from 09:30 to 19:45

Thursdays 15/07, 22/07 & 29/07

from 9:00 to 00:00

from 9:30 to 19:30 + visit by app from 20:45 to 23:30

From 17/07 to 31/07 (Week-end) 

from 9:00 to 20:30

from 9:30 to 19:15

From 1/08 to 20/08 (weekdays, except Thursdays)

from 8:30 to 21:00

from 9:00 to 19:45

From 23/08 to 31/08 (weekdays, except Thursdays)

from 9:00 to 20:30

from 9:30 to 19:15

Thursdays 5/08, 12/08 & 19/08

from 8:30 to 00:00

from 9:00 to 19:30 + visit by app from 20:45 to 23:30

Thursday 26/08

from 9:00 to 00:00

from 9:30 to 19:15 + visit by app from 20:45 to 23:30

From 1/08 to 31/08 (Week-end) 

from 9:00 to 20:30

from 9:30 to 19:15

From 1/09 to 17/09

from 9:00 to 18:30

from 9:30 to 17:00

From 18/09 to 22/10

from 9:30 to 18:30

from 10:00 to 17:00

From 23/10 to 7/11

from 9:00 to 19:00

from 9:30 to 17:45

From 8/11 to 17/12

from 10:30 to 17:00

from 10:30 to 15:30

From 18/12 to 23/12

from 10:30 to 18:00

from 11:00 to 16:30

24/12

from 9:30 to 15:00

from 10:00 to 13:30

25/12

from 12:00 to 17:00

from 13:00 to 15:30

From 26/12 to 31/12

from 9:30 to 18:30

from 10:00 to 17:00

 

  • Last entry 2hr before closing time
  • Please be at reception no later than 30 minutes before the visit time indicated on your ticket
  • To be able to visit and discover the different areas, please plan to be on site at least 3 hours before closing time.

The shop and the restaurant are open during site opening hours.