The Great Galleries of Network 1

Speleology, Guided tour

Presentation

 
Retrace the footsteps of the original explorers along the corridors of the first network revealed in 1892 by Edouard-Alfred Martel and relive their exciting experience ! Explore the 10m-wide galleries and admire the changing height of the ceilings above, from 1 to 15 metres ! What a delightful way to discover the subterranean world.
Booking required. Minimum of 3 participants. Maximum of 8.
Length of activity : 3 hrs (30 mns to kit up)
Age : from 8 – 10 years of age
Distance covered : 3 km, 2 hrs of progression.
Dirt factor : 1 / 5
Physical effort : 2 / 5

Pre-booking required. Minimum of 6 participants.
Please note, Grotte Saint Marcel reserves the right to cancel the activity if the minimum number of participants is not reached. In that case, an alternative date will be offered (the bank transfer will be effective only after confirmation of departure).
 
Array
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Picnic area
    Picnic area
  • Toilets
    Toilets
  • Snack bar
    Snack bar
Information
  • Visites :
    • Speleology
    • Guided tour
  • Length :
    • 3hrs (including 30 mins to kit up)
  • Age :
    • 8 years old minimum
  • Dirt factor :
    • 1/5
  • Physical effort :
    • 2/5
  • Language :
    • French
  • From :
    • 45€ / entrance
  • Departure guaranteed from :
    • 6 participants minimum
Good to know
  • Distance to cover :
    • 3 km
    • 2h progression
  • Required skills :
    • Ability to trek over rugged terrain
  • Don’t forget :
    • Sportswear : T-shirt + light pullover + lightweight trousers / leggings/ cropped trousers which protect your knees
    • Suitable footwear (closed-toe with laces) : trainers, lightweight hiking boots, a spare pair of shoes to change into. Be aware : footwear will get soiled.
    • A bottle of water
    • Make sure you are warmly dressed as the temperature in the cave is 14°C, winter and summer alike.

Availability