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The caves of Sare offer a one-hour guided tour. A short film will be shown before the discovery of the subterranean cavity, to familiarize yourself with the site. Then, the guided tour of the cave lasts 45 minutes along a secured laid out path accessible to most people and fully equipped for sound and light show.

To complete your visit and your knowledge, you can freely access and visit the museum and the megalitic park.

Opening hours of the site

To know the timetable of the guided tours at opening hours, please directly ask at the reception desk.
Time of year Opening hours to the public
FMAMarch 10th to March 31thMonday to Friday: from 2 pm to 5 pm*.
Saturday and Sunday, from 1 pm to 5 pm*.
(*5 pm = departure of the last daily guided tour).
AMJApril 1th to July 31thEveryday from 10 am to 6 pm* (*6 pm = departure of the last daily guided tour).
JAFrom 1th to August 31thEveryday from 10 am to 7 pm* (*7 pm = departure of the last daily guided tour)
ASSeptember 1th to 30thEveryday from 10 am to 6 pm* (*6 pm = departure of the last daily guided tour).
ONOctober Everyday from 10 am to 5 pm* (*5 pm = departure of the last daily guided tour).
NDNovember 1th to January 3rd (2018)Monday to Friday: from 2 pm to 5 pm* - Saturday and Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm* (* 5 pm = departure of the last daily guided tour).
JDClosedClosed on December 24th, 25th and January 1st.

2017
Following the daily program, the scheduled departure time of the last daily visit can be modified. Please present yourself at the entrance 20 minutes before the departure of the last daily visit in order to buy your tickets. In an effort to offer you a visit in optimal conditions, we recommend people with disabilities to contact us the day before their arrival so that we can indicate visiting hours as well as the access conditions to the caves.

Caves of Sare can be visited whatever the weather! During the summer, we conduct visit departure every 15 minutes. However, during the rainy days especially, the wait is effective. In that case, why not focus on visits in the morning and / or end of the day.

An equipped site

There are 3 car parks are available for cars, motor-homes and buses.

Payments by debit card, checks and holiday vouchers are accepted (no change given for holiday vouchers).

A bar/café, a restaurant (closed in 2016), a site museum, a megalithic park and a shop are available to visitors.

Animals are not allowed within the site.

Prices

The entrance ticket includes the 1 hour-guided tour as well as access to the site museum and megalithic park.

Individual :

Groups (15 persons and more) :

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Locate the Caves of Sare

Location of Sare from Bayonne, Biarritz, St Jean de Luz, Hendaye, San Sebastian, St Jean Pied de Port etc How to get to the Caves of Sare?

GPS coordinates :


Decimal degree :
  • Latitude : 43.268831
  • Longitude : -1.570508
Sexagesimal degree :
  • Latitude : 43° 16'' 07' N
  • Longitude : 1° 34'' 13' O

How to get to the Caves of Sare?

From St Pée sur Nivelle, Ainhoa, or Dantxaria :
At the entrance of the village of Sare, turn left, then left again about 3km away.
Follow the signs to "SARE" and "GROTTES DE SARE"

From Ascain or from "le Petit Train de la Rhune":
Follow the signs to "SARE" and "GROTTES DE SARE"