Fontrabiouse, Pyrénées-Orientales Department (66).
E15 exit Rivesaltes, D83, then N9 south towards Perpignan, turn right at airport, follow D117 northwest. Estagel, Maury, Saint-Paul, turn left at Axat, to Puyvalador, turn right to Fontrabiouse.
JAN to JUN daily 10-11, 14-18.
JUL to AUG daily 10-19, last tour 18.
Adults EUR 7, Children EUR 4.50.
Groups (10+): Adults EUR 4.50, Children EUR 3.
|Dimension:||L=12,000 m, T=6 °C.|
|Guided tours:||L=1,000 m, D=60 min.|
|Address:||Grotte de Fontrabiouse, Mairie, 66210 Fontrabiouse, Tel: +33-468-044428, Fax: +33-468-309082. E-mail:|
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|1958||discovered during marble quarrying.|
Grotte de Fontrabiouse, named after the homonymous village, is a rather young discovery. It was opened during quarry works, developed as a show caves and now draws tourists to this rather remote village. The cave is huge and full of impressive stalactites and stalagmites. The biggest chamber is 25 m high.