[Covid-19 INFORMATIONS] : To ensure its reopening in good conditions, Chauvet cave 2 is implementing new measures to protect its visitors and its staff, an opportunity for the place to reinvent itself ! An application for the visit has been developed to avoid the loan of equipment: do not forget to bring your smartphone and headphones. (If necessary, headphones will be sold on site) Bring your mask! It will be compulsory in all closed spaces.


General Admission



Youth (10-17 years old) €8,50
Child (-10 years old) Free

Included in the visit: :

  • Guided visits in three languages :
    • French
    • English
    • German
  • Audio guides in ten languages:
    • French
    • English
    • German
    • Dutch
    • Spanish
    • Portuguese
    • Italian
    • Russian
    • Chinese

Special offer

Special offer with our partners Grand Site de l’Aven d’Orgnac and Site du Pont du Gard, a World Heritage Site : on presentation of a Grotte Chauvet 2 Ardèche ticket, save 1€ on the Aven d’Orgnac admission ticket (0,5€ per child) and save 1 € on the Pont du Gard admission ticket !

On presentation of a ticket from one of these two sites, you will also get a 1 € discount on the Grotte Chauvet 2 Ardèche admission ticket.

Offer valid within 7 days of visiting the Grotte Chauvet 2 Ardèche, the Aven d’Orgnac or the Pont du Gard. Not available when reserving online for the Pont du Gard or Aven d’Orgnac .



For group rates go to “Groups” (follow this link).


Opening hours 2020

Open all year round.

All our tours are guided.

Last entrance 2 hours before closing time.

Opening hours 2020 Open all year. Please note: last entry to the site 2 hours before closing.

COVID-19 INFORMATION : From June 13th we reopen the Chauvet 2 Cave! We welcome you every day from 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (last visit 5:30 p.m.). Hours may change for the rest of the year. Thank you for your understanding


2020 Opening hours Visits
From 13th june to 31th August  9:00 – 20:00 From 9:30 to 18:30
From 1st to 13th September  9:00 – 18:30 From 9:30 to 17:00
From September 14th to October 16th From 9:30 am to 6:30 pm  From 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

From September 1st to November 1st

From 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  From 9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
From November 2nd to December 20th From 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. From 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
From December 21th to 23th From 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

From 11 a.m. at 4:30 p.m.

December 24th From 9:30 a.m to 3:00 pm From 10:00 a.m to 1:30 p.m
December 25th   
From 12:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m From 1:00 p.m to 3:30 p.m

From December 26th to 31st

From 9:30 am to 6:30 pm 

From 10:00 am to 5:00 pm


NB: Last entry  2hr before closing time.

The shop and the restaurant have the same opening hours as the rest of the site.