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Troglodyte Grottos

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Beautiful views of Cotignac

It costs only 2 Euros per adult to visit some of the old rooms in the cliff. The stairs are steep... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
anthonyhK3612QQ
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Munich, Germany
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Short but enjoyable

It depends what is expected from this visit but it is an energetic way of gaining a terrific... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
JandrewStamford
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

It costs only 2 Euros per adult to visit some of the old rooms in the cliff. The stairs are steep but the views of Cotignac below are wonderful. The whole visit only takes 15 to 20 minutes but it is worth it. The kids...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

It depends what is expected from this visit but it is an energetic way of gaining a terrific panoramic view of Cotignac and its environs. By climbing up the steps on the left of the Hotel De Ville one passes some old olive mills placed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JandrewStamford
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Once in this town climbing up through the caves is a must. The views over the town and surrounding areas are good. It takes less time than you would think to climb up. It is not expensive to buy a ticket to ascend. The route...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The town of Cotignac is a beautiful place to visit, within the town up a moderately steep walk is a wall of rocky escarpment and limestone caves. The caves cost 2 euro a person to enter. To enter you have to walk up a dodgy...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Moichev
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Interesting to visit, but you need to have a minimum physical condition to climb the hill. Very nice view to the city from the top

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

No troglodyte ever lived here. It was used as a stronghold and refuge. The most interesting aspect was seeing tuf (type of rock) being formed!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 123MarkB123
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Very worth visiting with an enthusiastic guide (which was not the case during our visit). There are beautiful grounds just below the troglodytes. Access is not at all friendly for people with mobility difficulties but this is the nature of this significant piece of history....More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank S4575OQronaldb
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The rockwall that dominates the beautiful town center of Cotignac can be climbed to visit some houses and caves build in the wall . It's hard to imagine that this massive wall is all what is left over of an enourmous prehistoric waterfall . While...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank greenpointstudisuite
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This was truly fascinating and offered great views of Cotignac from above. Well worth the upwards trek just for the view!

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank 833traceym
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Looked good but it was never open! Though we tried three times even after asking at the tourist office when it would be open

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank bobyvonne2016
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