During your guided tour, led by a mediator trained in the educational objectives and at the level of each child, discover with your school and extra-curricular groups an extraordinary underground landscape, huge rooms and spectacular concretions. 16 years ago, people decorated the cave using various techniques: painting, engraving and clay modeling.

Programs

In CP, CE1 & CE2

Guided tour of the cave

Children discover an extraordinary underground landscape with huge rooms and spectacular concretions. 16 years ago, men decorated the cave using various techniques: painting, engraving and clay modeling.
I discover: the prehistoric habitat, Paleolithic art, underground geology
Duration of the visit: 1h40
23 children max

Skills worked

• find one's way in time and space
• act, express and understand through artistic practices
• awakening of sensitivity and curiosity in front of works of art
• appropriate tools and methods
• master the French language

2021 prices

4,80 € / child


In CM1 & CM2

Guided tour of the cave

Children discover an extraordinary underground landscape with huge rooms and spectacular concretions. 16 years ago, men decorated the cave using various techniques: painting, engraving and clay modeling.
I discover: the prehistoric habitat, Paleolithic art, underground geology
Duration of the visit: 1h40
23 children max

Skills worked

• find one's way in time and space
• build historical landmarks
• associate a work with an era, a civilization
• practice scientific and technological approaches
• master the French language

2021 prices

4,80 € / child


In college & high school

Guided tour of the cave

The pupils discover an extraordinary underground landscape with huge rooms and spectacular concretions. 16 years ago, men decorated the cave using various techniques: painting, engraving and clay modeling.
I discover: the prehistoric habitat, Paleolithic art, underground geology
Duration of the visit: 1h40
23 children max

Skills worked

• associate a work with an era and a civilization based on the elements observed
• understand elaborate oral speeches
• interact in a debate
• identify questions of a scientific nature
• propose hypotheses
• discover the relationship to reality and the expressive function of art

2021 prices

4,80 € / child


Programs

for extra-curricular

From 3 years

Guided tour of the cave

Children discover an extraordinary underground landscape with huge rooms and spectacular concretions.
Here begins their first initiation into geology and the mysterious world of caves.
16 years ago, prehistoric men also decorated this cave using various techniques: painting, engraving and modeling on clay.
The visit will then be an opportunity to get to know our distant ancestors, their art and to make your imagination work.
Duration of the visit: 1h40

2021 prices

4,80 € / child

To learn more

Complete the day with a visit to Tarascon-sur-Ariège Prehistory Park located nearby!


Info

practice

  • Bus parking: free parking
  • Free transport to schools 09: possibility of taking charge of transport for Ariège establishments by the Transport service of the Ariège department. Inquire on 05 61 02 09 09
  • Maternelle : 1 free companion for 8 children
  • Cycles 2, 3 and 4 : 1 free companion for 10 children
  • Additional guides benefit from the group rate

how to book?

Contact the reservation department on 05 61 05 50 40.
Patricia and Geraldine will advise you and organize, with you, your tailor-made outing.

teachers, prepare your visit

Do you have a school trip plan but you do not yet know our sites?
We offer a free guided tour during “Discovery Wednesdays” in order to discover the main events and activities scheduled as part of educational outings. A Wednesday in September or in the spring, from 14 p.m. to 17 p.m. at the Prehistory Park and (or) at the Château de Foix.
Do not hesitate to contact us for the exact dates. By registration only with the school service info@sites-touristiques-ariege.fr / 05 61 05 50 40.

Have you confirmed your school trip and would like to make a scouting visit?
On request from the school service, you come on the agreed day.


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