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Visit Musee Paleosite Saint Cesaire

Campsite near the Paleosite prehistoric site

Visit the prehistoric site the Paleosite

Travel in the Paleosite time machine to learn all about cavemen.

Camping l’Abri-Côtier is a partner of Paléosite and offers reduced rates.

Built near the cave where was found “Pierrette”, a Neanderthal woman who shows that this group rubbed shoulders with the Cro Magnon, our direct ancestors, the Paleosite is the ideal place to better know these Neanderthals.

The Paleosite, sponsored by specialists Yves Coppens and Bernard Vandermeersch, is the most important site on prehistory in the world.

Visit Paleosite Museum

A prehistoric visit for young and old

Life-size prehistoric animals, CGI films from the Big Bang to Neanderthals and dinosaurs, everything is done to captivate you and make your visit fun and interactive.

The outdoor route presents life-size reconstructions of prehistoric scenes, which served as a backdrop for Jacques Malaterre’s film Ao, the Last Neanderthal.

At the heart of prehistory

Discovery workshops

Many free activities are offered by animators who will share their passion with you: propeller shooting, flint cutting, lighting a fire

A day at Paleosite is the recipe for a successful family outing!

Campsite near Paleosite

Located just 55 minutes from the Paleosite, the campsite is the ideal place for prehistory enthusiasts who wish to explore this unique museum space and interpretation center.

By choosing to stay at the campsite, you can enjoy a convenient location to visit the surroundings while being in the heart of nature. After a day full of discoveries and emotions, you can relax and recharge your batteries in the calm of the campsite, while enjoying its modern equipment and friendly atmosphere.

Do not hesitate, book now your stay at the campsite for an unforgettable experience to discover Prehistory.

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