One of the cradles of humanity in the Perigord

This troglodytic cliff is located in the heart of the Périgord Noir between Montignac Lascaux and Les Eyzies. It is one of the cradles of humanity in the Dordogne!

The fort and the troglodytic city of La Roque St Christophe is a natural and breathtaking educational site not to be missed.

Free or guided tour

You can come for a free family visit all year round and every day, even when it rains.

In season, you can participate in guided tours, which will interest your whole family. During the morning visit, enjoy demonstrations of lifting machines, which show how all the materials were transported during the construction of this city located at 40 meters high. You can also discover how the semi-troglodytic houses were built.

If you prefer to take the time to discover this unique environment, then discover the site at your own pace. Take the opportunity to observe the view from the large terrace overlooking the Vézère valley! You will be able to enjoy reconstructed scenes of life, a 3D film and models that will give you a better idea of what life was like in this cave city at the time.