There are many interesting touristic points around the cave. We prepared a list for you to discover in our page « Around the cave ».
You can book your tickets online, or if you prefer, you can buy your tickets directly on site the day of your visit (subject to availability).
It is possible to pay in cash and visa credit card.
Yes, a large free car parking lot will allow you to park in front of the reception building of the cave (all seasons). In our naturally air-conditioned lobby, you will find: a bar with refreshments, ice cream and hot drinks, a souvenir shop and many minerals for collectors. Our outdoor terraces will also allow you to enjoy a relaxing break facing the Cévennes.
From Anduze or Saint Jean du Gard, follow the road signs indicating the “Grotte de Trabuc” via the D50 (in the Mialet valley – 30140) 20 minutes drive maximum.
- 20 minutes from Alès
- 50 minutes from Nîmes
- 1h10 from Montpellier
- 1h15 from Avignon
- 2h10 from Marseille
- 2h40 from Lyon
To see the map, go to our page « Come to the cave ».
Yes, the Cave of Trabuc are accessible in all weathers. We even advise you to come and discover the cave after the great rains of spring and autumn in order to discover the many changes of this underground world.
The Cave of Trabuc are living structures (in constant formation). In periods of sustained rain the runoff will be stronger , and pools with turquoise waters will grant you a sound atmosphere . However during the summer season of July and August, the decline of the runoff will give way to the natural sparkling calcite crystals and colored concretions.
The Trabuc Cave is open from February 5th to December 24th 2022, including weekends and holidays. For more information on opening days « Dates and opening hours » .
Photos and videos are authorized during your visit, please remember to be respectful to other visitors.
The visit lasts on average 1 hour, knowing that during the periods when the audio guidance works, it is possible to walk at your own pace.
No, the constant temperature of 14 ° will cool you down in summer. For the shivery people we recommend wearing a sweater. All types of shoes will allow you to visit but we recommend closed shoes.
Small animals are only allowed if they are either carried in a pet-bag or arms during the entire visit. Larger dogs can wait outside on a leash and will be happy to provide them with water if requested.
The reception building is accessible to all.
However, people with motor disabilities will not be able to access the cave, due to the interior structures which respect the natural aspect of the cave.
The descent into the cave is not recommended with a baby stroller because the natural configuration of the cavity does not allow it. The cave is a protected site and we had to respect certain construction rules in order to preserve our millennial heritage. A baby carrier is therefore recommended.
There are no age restrictions, both children and adults are able to equally appreciate the diversity and beauty of these living caves! The caves circuits are perfectly built and secure. The youngest will have to remain under the supervision of adults at all times and on the marked trails.
Note : access by stroller is not possible, we recommend you to come with a baby carrier.