Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques, Peyzac-le-Moustier

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Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques, a 1 k (.5 mi) long and 80 m (87 yd) high limestone cliff in Dordogne, has housed settlements since 55,000 BCE. Five layers of terraces and caves have been naturally carved into the cliff by frost and the Vezere river below. You can scale the cliffs and roam among these settlements, which date from the days of cavemen up through the Renaissance. Explore on your own, or ask for a naturalist to guide you. Arrange to visit Roque Saint-Christophe Fort et Cite Troglodytiques and other attractions in Peyzac-le-Moustier using our Peyzac-le-Moustier attractions planner.
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  • We visited this place which was occupied since prehistoric times and until the religion wars in France. It was completely destroyed during these wars. Nevertheless one can get a rather good idea of...  more »
  • A must-see in Dordogne! Breathtaking views, fascinating history and very easy to access. There is even a well priced and great restaurant at the foot of the rock formation!  more »
  • Excellent site to learn more about our ancestors.
  • Nice place to visit specially to bring growing up children to show how human beings reached to industrial revolution.

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