Grottes de Sare Information to write down

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

February 10th to March 28thMonday to Friday: from 2 pm to 5 pm*.
Saturday and Sunday, from 1 pm to 5 pm*.
From March 29th to March 31st (Semana Santa)Everyday from 11am to 5pm*
April 1st to July 31stEveryday from 10am to 6pm*
AugustEveryday from 10am to 7pm*
SeptemberEveryday from 10am to 6pm*
October 01st to November 04thEveryday from 10am to 5pm*
November 05th to January 06thMonday to Friday: from 2 pm to 5 pm*
Saturday and Sunday, from 1 pm to 5 pm*
Days of ClosingClosed on December 24th, 25th and January 1st.
Annual closure on January 6th, 2019 (at night).

Be careful ! Following the daily program, the scheduled departure time of the last daily visit can be modified. Please present yourself at the entrance 15 minutes before the departure of the last daily visit (*) in order to buy your tickets.

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.


Individual :

Groups (15 persons and more) :


Parkings AccessibilityStrollers not allowed inside Photo and Video are not allowed Animals not allowed insideCB Holiday vouchers Bar caféRestaurantpicnic area Hiking trails

Payments by : Credits cards, checks and holiday vouchers are accepted (no change given for holiday vouchers).
Animals, strollers, video and photo taking are not allowed within the cave.

Locate the Caves of Sare

GPS coordinates :

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

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"

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