in Meschers-sur-Gironde

Les Grottes du Régulus

With more than 85 visitors per season, the municipal caves of Regulus are a must-see site
tourism in Charente-Maritime, located 15 km from Royan.
Overlooking the Gironde estuary and carved into limestone cliffs, the “holes” of Meschers welcome you in an exceptional setting.
Originally natural, the Meschers caves were enlarged by man to become troglodytic habitats in the 19th century.
The Cagouille Rally: in the spirit of a stroll, the Régulus site welcomes groups of children aged 3 to 12 (school and extra-school) to discover the Caves of Meschers. The Rally is organized around three objectives: discovery and understanding of the functioning of an estuary, awareness of the estuary ecosystem and especially its fragility, understanding of the ancient and contemporary troglodytic phenomenon.
The Minidik and Ladybubulle Track Games: during the visit, children and adults are invited to answer the questions asked by the little shrimp Minidik and the pirate Lady Bubulle, to participate in the end-of-season draw and win great prizes. nice prizes!

Loan of touch tablets for the deaf and hard of hearing in sign language.
Further information) :
Specific services for children: The Rallye de la Cagouille and the Minidik treasure hunt.
Visit conditions: guided or unguided (refer to the different opening periods).
We speak: English, Spanish, French

Activities on site

  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Animation
  • Recreational leisure
  • Tourist cave / Other developed natural sites

Rankings & Labels

  • Family plus
  • Tourism Quality ™
  • Treasures of the Charentes

Location details

  • Troglodyte site
  • Panoramic view

Visit

Average duration of the group visit: 45 min.
Minimum group size: 10 people
Minimum group size: 35 people

Customers

  • Special family with children
  • Groups welcome
  • Special children

Individual visit services

  • Unguided individual tours on request
  • Permanent individual guided tours

Opening

From 30/03 to 11/11/2024.

Prices

PricesMin.Max.
Adult
8.2 €-
Kids
5.7 €-
Adult group
7.2 €-
Children group
5 €-

Payment method

  • Cheque
  • Bank / credit card
  • Cash
  • Classic Holiday Vouchers
  • Contactless payment

Services

Equipments

  • Parking
  • defibrillator
  • Picnic area.
  • Toilets

Services

  • Educational visits
  • Shop

Home animals

Animals are accepted

Accessibility

SERVICES

  • Adapted services for hearing loss
  • Adapted benefits for mental impairment

LABELS

  • Tourism and Handicap brand - hearing impairment
  • Tourism and Handicap brand - mental disability

Hearing impairment

40 steps to access the site, an access ramp with handrail, magnetic loop, touch tablets with guided tour in sign language, signage and simple documents that are understandable by people with mental disabilities. Staff trained to welcome people with disabilities.

Physical disability

40 steps to access the site, an access ramp with handrail, magnetic loop, touch tablets with guided tour in sign language, signage and simple documents that are understandable by people with mental disabilities. Staff trained to welcome people with disabilities.

Mental handicap

40 steps to access the site, an access ramp with handrail, magnetic loop, touch tablets with guided tour in sign language, signage and simple documents that are understandable by people with mental disabilities. Staff trained to welcome people with disabilities.
From 8.20 € / adult

Address

81 boulevard de la Falaise
17132 Meschers-sur-Gironde
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