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Château de Commarque
Château de Commarque
Château de Commarque
Château de Commarque
Into the Heart of History
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Château de Commarque

Into the Heart of History
As a real natural jewel preserved from any modern footprint, Commarque is a fragment of the fresco of history. Follow the footsteps of Man over the 150,000 years of history in this closed valley where the prehistoric cave of Commarque. Go back in time through the landscaped troglodyte fort, the noble houses, the fortified castle including its dizzying dungeon. Live a fun and informative moment, thanks to both guided and self-guided tours, through the medieval treasure hunt, the many workshops and games of yesteryear, the different exhibitions and projections.
The admission ticket includes: Commarque workshops (archery, stone carving, cave arts), guided tours every day, self-guided tour booklet with six languages, old games, exhibitions, 3D projections... This is what lies behind the price of your admission ticket! And the great medieval treasure hunt (with supplement).
2018 new features :
Dive into the bowels of the fortified castle and discover for the first time the lower Roman and Neolithic rooms.
New look for Commarque with the complete 3D layout of the site.
Scenography reinvented on the Prehistoric Cave of Commarque.
The Moondays (nights in July and August, check our website for details).

Dates and opening hours

Open every day from April 1st to November 4th 2018

April, May, June: 11am – 7pm
Jul / Aug: 10am – 8pm
Sept : 11am – 7pm
October 01 to October 19: 1pm – 7pm
October 20 to November 4: 11 am – 7 pm

Last admission 1h before closing.
Duration of the guided tour 1h-1h30, free: no limit of duration.


  • Picnic area
  • Giftshop
  • Restaurant snack
  • Free parking
  • Disabled access
  • Toilets
  • Animals permitted
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Photos allowed
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Holiday cheques accepted
  • Monument historique
  • Dordogne en famille
  • Dogs in leash permitted
  • Guide Vert
  • Guide Michelin
  • Guide du Routard
  • Guide Petit Fûté
* This route is provided for information. You may have to follow a different route because of works, traffic jam, weather conditions, diversions or other disturbances.

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