Parc de la Prehistoire, Tarascon-sur-Ariege

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The 13 hectare (32 acre) Parc de la Prehistoire features full-scale reproductions of Magdalenian paintings and sanctuaries from the nearby caves of the Pyrénées. Here, you can enjoy a variety of hands-on educational and scientific activities. Join workshops and learn techniques used by prehistoric man, such as flint knapping (tool-making from raw materials), fire lighting, and hunting. During an archaeological dig at the reproduction site, gain an understanding of archaeological methods. Audio guides allow you to tour and learn at your own pace. To visit Parc de la Prehistoire on your holiday in Tarascon-sur-Ariege, and find out what else Tarascon-sur-Ariege has to offer, use our Tarascon-sur-Ariege.
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  • Lovely outside area for picnic and kids play but inside display hardly worth a look. Way to expensive for what’s available. Great that audio guides are multi-lingual but they don’t work properly zone....  more
    Lovely outside area for picnic and kids play but inside display hardly worth a look. Way to expensive for what’s available. Great that audio guides are multi-lingual but they don’t work properly zone....  more »
  • We had been meaning to visit for a while as we live within an hour of Tarascon and we weren't disappointed. The setting is stunning with waterfalls and pools at the entrance encircled by wooded... 
    We had been meaning to visit for a while as we live within an hour of Tarascon and we weren't disappointed. The setting is stunning with waterfalls and pools at the entrance encircled by wooded...  more »
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  • Great place for those interested in dinosaurs and fossils not just for the kids, there is a quiz to.do.when you go.round and play areas for kids to draw.. word of warning there is a scary for some, life like roaring T rex (amazing).they have a felt hat museum inside you can get a guided tour. Very informative visit
  • Very good, welcoming beautiful park , plus good introductions to reproductions of caves etc. Pleasant restaurant local food but limited choices for vegetarians, need to book on arrival for lunch.

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