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Prehisto'site du CAIRN

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A good half day

Came with 9 and 7 y.o. enough activity to mask the complete lack of 'official' english. The cave... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
chasandrach
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Great Demonstrations

We really enjoyed our visit here, spending longer than planned. there are many demonstrations at... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2015
Alan C
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Barton Mills, United Kingdom
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25 Aug 2017
“not sure”
8 Aug 2016
“A good half day”
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Rue de la Courolle, 85440 Saint-Hilaire-la-Foret, France
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

We spent about half an hour here. The site is small so the demonstrations are essential. Our french is rudimentary so we could understand most of what was being said, but it was all very basic. There are small mock-ups of prehistoric (and native looking)...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Came with 9 and 7 y.o. enough activity to mask the complete lack of 'official' english. The cave men and women were very good one to one in english explaining but 20 minutes of french explanations of hunting was nearly too much. The make a...More

2  Thank chasandrach
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We really enjoyed our visit here, spending longer than planned. there are many demonstrations at set times throughout the day, including hunting, flint knapping, fire lighting, moving a menhir and making pottery. One guide spoke good English so would take the time to explain what...More

1  Thank Alan C
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Very interesting visit from an extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. A bit long-winded and preachy at times but the practical demonstrations of napping flint, making fire, spear throwing and shifting a menhir were great fun. My granddaughter loved it. One word of warning the visit...More

2  Thank Jonathan N
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