The Kingdom of the Crystal Giants

The Kingdom of the Crystal Giants


Yes, the Grotte de la Salamandre is CLOSED until March 15, 2019. We return it to the bats so that they can hibernate quietly!
In the meantime, an idea for an unusual gift for Christmas: an Aeroplume flight (to fly at Easter) or a Grand Rappel, a simple Guided Tour or a Backstage experience (to be practiced from March 15)?

Yes, the Grotte de la Salamandre is CLOSED until March 15, 2019. We return it to the bats so that they can hibernate quietly!
In the meantime, an idea for an unusual gift for Christmas: an Aeroplume flight (to fly at Easter) or a Grand Rappel, a simple Guided Tour or a Backstage experience (to be practiced from March 15)?

The Incredible Grotte de la Salamandre

accessible to all

A cave for all

Open 7/7

Currently, from
11:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Grotte de la Salamandre is an enormous chamber surounded by the “Crystal Giants”, splendid titanic stalagmites.

Discovered in 1965, open to the public in 2013, 2015 tourism gold medal (more…), it now welcomes all publics in a fairy of lights and sounds, where “Natural” lighting alternates with incredible colors. On videos…

The Grotte de la Salamandre is an enormous chamber surounded by the “Crystal Giants”, splendid titanic stalagmites.

Discovered in 1965, open to the public in 2013, 2015 tourism gold medal (more…), it now welcomes all publics in a fairy of lights and sounds, where “Natural” lighting alternates with incredible colors.

Open 7/7

Currently, from
11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Discover it your own way

La Visite Guidée

The Guided Tour


A fascinating guided walk amongst the Crystal Giants. From €7.50 to €11.50
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Le Grand Rappel

The Grand Rappel


An unforgettable 50-meter descent, with family or friends
€45
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Les Coulisses

The Backstage


A playful, aesthetic and a little sporty exploration
€39
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Le Belvédère

The Belvedere


A non-guided partial overview, accessible to all
€7.5
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and also

L'Aéroplume

The Aeroplume is back!

At the general request, the Aeroplume will return in April 2019.
So, if you weigh between 40 and 85kg, you too can fly in the Grotte!
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Concerts et événements

Concerts and Events

Soon, we will publish the schedule of our concerts and all the animations that will take place in 2018 at the Grotte.
Live with us unforgettable moments.
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Temperature of the Grotte: 12°C – Do not forget to bring a warm clothe!

Temperature of the Grotte: 12°C – Do not forget to bring a warm clothe!

Come to the Grotte de la Salamandre

Between Provence,
Camargue,
Ardèche
and Cévennes.

Between wild canyons,
hilltop villages
and unusual nature.

Halfway to the Pont du Gard
and the Caverne du Pont d’Arc.

Use Google Maps

Between Provence, Camargue, Ardèche and Cévennes.

Between wild canyons, hilltop villages and unusual nature.

Halfway to the Pont du Gard and the Caverne du Pont d’Arc.

Use Google Maps

Access map
  • Barjac : 20mn
  • Uzès : 30mn
  • Bagnols/Cèze : 30mn
  • Vallon Pont d’Arc : 34mn
  • Alès : 40mn
  • Anduze : 50mn
  • Orange : 55mn
  • Nîmes : 1h
  • Avignon : 1h
  • Montélimar : 1h15
  • Arles : 1h20
  • Montpellier : 1h40
  • Marseille : 2h
  • Lyon : 2h30