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LA ROQUE ST CHRISTOPHE


24620 PEYZAC LE MOUSTIER
Tél : 05 53 50 70 45
Fax : 05 53 51 03 21
www.roque-st-christophe.com
contact@roque-st-christophe.com


Between Les Eyzies and Montignac-Lascaux the sheer cliff of La Roque Saint Christophe rises above the Vézère.
This one kilometre long and eighty-metre high limestone wall is pitted with hundreds of rock shelters and long aerial terraces. These hollows were occupied in Prehistoric times and then modified to become a medieval fort and town. The guided tour shows you how the cave-dwellers lived.
You will discover the traces left by our ancestors and also a museum of facsimiles of civil engineering equipment, created as a tribute to the builders of the middle ages.


 

OPENING TIMES
February / March and October to 11 November: 10 p.m. to 6 pm
April – May – June to September: from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
July-August: 10:00 to 20:00
From November 12 to January 6: from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
6 to 31 January: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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