Lit by the beam from a head-torch, lines of animals loom out of the shadows across the limestone walls of the cave – lions and bears, mammoths, bison and horses, all woven together across the fissures of the rock. And immortalised in the clay, prints of human hands and feet provide a spiritual link to those ancient artists.
A free shuttle is available to go to the Caverne du Pont-d’Arc and at the entrance to the Ardèche Gorges and the Pont d’Arc. Start at the roundabout every day in season and weekends and public holidays in low season. The stop is right in front of our campsite.